Born in Ireland and raised in Canada, O.R. Melling (http://www.ormelling.com/)/aka G.V. Whelan has written several novels in the realm of fantasy. Melling's novels are aimed at young adults and contain stories mostly written around Irish and celtic folklore, faeries in particular.
Melling travelled extensively in her youth, straying as far from Toronto, Ontario, (where she was raised) as Malaysia and northren Borneo.
With a B.A. in Philosiphy and Celtic Studies and an M.A. in Mediaeval History, Melling has written film scripts, papers and become a literary critic under her real name, G.V. Whelan.
Currently living in her hometown of Bray, CO, Wicklow, Melling is still writing and has a teenaged daughter, Findabhair.
Many of Melling's books have been translated into Japanese, Chinese, Russian, Slovenian and Czech.
-The Hunters Moon
-The Summer King
-The Light-Bearer's Daughter
-The Book of Dreams
-The Golden Book of Faerie (A compendium of the above works)
-The Druids Tune
-The Singing Stone
-My Blue Country
(All information is as represented by Melling's Homepage http://www.ormelling.com/ )