Melanie King is a writer of historical non-fiction who has published eight books. Her latest book The Secret History of English Spas was released September 2021. She is an experienced speaker, and her passion is to make history come alive.
Melanie graduated with a degree in International Relations from Sussex University with three aims: to travel the world, become a journalist, and ‘help people’. Over the years she achieved her goals. She travelled alone through India, Nepal, Thailand, Australia, the United States and Europe. She also worked in Bangkok as a staff writer for the Nation an English-language newspaper, in Brussels with Eurocrats, in London with refugees and victims of torture, and on a horse farm in Australia.
Thirty years and many careers later, Melanie earns a living as a writer and speaker and makes sure that there is always at least one factoid, strange, but true, that you take away.