Melanie Lageschulte is an American author best known for writing the Melinda Foster series and the Mailbox Mysteries series.

Lageschulte makes her home in Iowa. She grew up on a farm and animals were a big part of her upbringing, and they are a big part of her books as well. She has said that pets are a part of the family for her so they have an equally large part in her stories. Melanie self-publishes her books and does her own cover photos and interiors.

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Publication Order of Mailbox Mysteries Books

The Route That Takes You Home (2022)Description / Buy at
The Road to Golden Days (2023)Description / Buy at
The Lane That Leads to Christmas (2023)Description / Buy at

Publication Order of Melinda Foster Books

Growing Season (2017)Description / Buy at
Harvest Season (2017)Description / Buy at
The Peaceful Season (2018)Description / Buy at
Waiting Season (2018)Description / Buy at
Songbird Season (2019)Description / Buy at
The Bright Season (2019)Description / Buy at
Turning Season (2020)Description / Buy at
The Blessed Season (2020)Description / Buy at
Daffodil Season (2021)Description / Buy at
Firefly Season (2021)Description / Buy at

Publication Order of Short Stories/Novellas

A Tin Train Christmas (2020)Description / Buy at

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The Route That Takes You Home is the first book in the Mailbox Mysteries series. Kate Duncan is a mail carrier who has had a rough year at work and at home. She lives in Chicago, but when a position opens back in her hometown she jumps at the chance. Her summer is filled with change as she starts to find her place in the community and gets to know the people. When an elderly resident goes missing, she decides to try and track him down. The search will take her around the town, but the real journey will be through matters of the heart.

Growing Season is the first book in the Melinda Foster series. Melinda finds herself at a crossroads in life when she sees a for rent sign while driving a dusty road. She makes the decision to leave her job in the big city and return to rural Iowa. She takes on a rundown farm and its animals, completely changing her life. It is not long until Melinda begins to thrive. It won’t be easy though and when storm clouds show up in her life, she’ll do what she can to hold on to this new life that she has built for herself.

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