|Genre||Young adult literature, science fiction|
Another series, Fingerprints, is about a psychic girl who reads thoughts from fingerprints. Melinda Metz has also written books for several book series, including Buffy the Vampire Slayer, The New Adventures of Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen, Ghosts of Fear Street, and Goosebumps Presents. She sometimes collaborates with fellow author Laura J. Burns, with whom she writes the book series based on the Everwood TV series, and the Wright and Wong teen detective series. She also was the ghostwriter for two books in the Animorphs series.
Roswell High is a young adult book series written by Melinda Metz and published by Pocket Books. The 10-book series chronicles the adventures of three teen aliens and their human friends, who attend the fictional Ulysses F. Olsen High in Roswell, New Mexico. The Roswell High books served as inspiration for the television series Roswell (1999–2002), also known as Roswell High in some countries, which in turn spawned a number of spin-off books of its own.
- Book list
- The Outsider
- The Wild One
- The Seeker
- The Watcher
- The Intruder
- The Stowaway
- The Vanished
- The Rebel
- The Dark One
- The Salvation
Fingerprints is a book series about high schooler Rachel "Rae" Voight who develops a psychic ability; when she touches a fingerprint, she can "hear" the person's thought. When Rae discovers someone out to kill her, she must find facts about the past to protect herself. She only has the help of her friends; Anthony, who knows about her mysterious abilities, and Yana, who doesn't ask awkward questions.
- Book list
- Gifted Touch
- Trust Me
The television rights of Fingerprints were sold to ABC in 2002. A pilot was made but the series was not picked up. Several liberties were taken with the story and characters. Paranormal Girl was to be an hour-long drama series that focused on a 15-year-old girl (played by Sasha Barrese) with paranormal abilities who is recruited by the F.B.I. to help solve crimes. Other cast members included: Eddie Jemison, Kevin Kilner, Stacey Travis, Terry Chen, and Tyler Andrews.
- Animorphs #29: The Sickness (Ghostwritten) (1999)
- Animorphs #34: The Prophecy (Ghostwritten) (1999)
- Case of the Creepy Castle (2000)
- Raven's Point (2004)
With Laura J. Burns
- "Abomination, Beauport, Brittany, France, 1320" in Tales of the Slayer, Vol. 2 (2003)
- Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Apocalypse Memories (2004)
- Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Colony (2005)
- Everwood: First Impressions (2004)
- Everwood: Making Choices (2004)
- Everwood: Worlds Apart (2005)
- Everwood: Change of Plans (2005)
- Wright and Wong
- Lee, Patrick. "Laura J. Burns and Melinda Metz graduate from 'Roswell High' to TV". Archived from the original on 2005-02-07. Retrieved 2005-06-19.
- Interview with Laura J. Burns and Melinda Metz
- Roswell High - Books guide with summaries, small reviews and characters description
- Aura - Official Fanlisting of the books. Books guide with characters description and differences between the TV series and the books
- Melinda Metz at the Internet Movie Database
- Melinda Metz at the Internet Speculative Fiction Database