Bio: Brenda is a retired educator and guidance counselor. She has written two Christian contemporary fiction books. Runaways: The Long Journey Home and The Choice: Will's Last Testament. She holds membership in the ACFW and CWOW. She belongs to a writers’ critique group in Mesa-Gilbert, Arizona. She is active in Grace Church in Mesa, Arizona where she serves as a Deaconess and Memorial Service Coordinator. She volunteers with Hospice of the Valley and Gilbert Christian Elementary School. She has a passion for reading, writing, movies and home renovations. She has four adult children and seven grandchildren. She lives in Mesa, Arizona with her husband, John, and pets, Baxter and Brinkley.