Bio: The author of DEAD BIRDS DON'T SING and JAILBIRD, Brenda is a graduate of Roanoke College. Although her husband is a Lutheran pastor, she works as a secretary for a United Methodist church. She says they pay better. DEAD BIRDS DON'T SING wass the first in her series featuring Alex Masters and homicide detective Cole Armstrong. JAILBIRD is the sequel. When she's not writing, she's usually stretched out on the sofa with at least one of her four cats sprawled on her lap.
In the third of the Alex Masters series, when a co-worker is found stabbed to death, Lexi is suspect #1. Police Lt. Cole Armstrong finds himself hoping against hope that the clues won't lead back to his favorite girl-singer.
This first in the Alex Masters series will leave you eager for the sequel. Alex Masters has given up prostitution, lives on the "right" side of town, has a respectable job and is about to launch a singing career on the side. While making a deposit for her employer at Bay City Central, her past catches up with her in the time it takes a bank robber's bullet to pierce her arm. Alex finds herself caught in a tangle of robbery, murder and blackmail. Clearing herself of suspicion means returning to h... more info>>
In the sequel to Dead Birds Don't Sing, Alex Masters is still awaiting trial for murder after spending a year in the Bay City Jail. Her new lawyer has gotten her out from behind bars, placed under house arrest instead and put into a Work Rehab program. She's doing clerical work at the police station of all places. Her "probation" officer can monitor her movements 24 hours a day on computer through the bracelet she has to wear. Meanwhile, someone is strangling the prostitutes in Bay City, and Ale... more info>>
Alex Masters is back for the forth and final episode in this popular mystery series. This time she's a suspect in a drug deal gone wrong? This time it looks an awful lot like she might be guilty. Will Cole Armstrong lose his favorite songbird forever? For before it's over, Alex's/Lexi's life is on the line again? Will it be wedding bells for Alex and Cole at last? Will she even survive?