Brenda Joyce Fay holds a liberal arts degree and an MBA degree with engineering credits and numerous upper-division credits in the behavioral sciences. She has taught for over three decades, including over twenty-five years at Pima Community College in Tucson, Arizona, and eleven years in Corporate Training and Field Service for Universal Instruments Corporation in Binghamton, New York. She authored a textbook, ISBN 0-604-00431-1, published by Columbia Academic Publishing Company. In addition to teaching, she worked for eight years as an engineer for Hughes Aircraft Corporation in Tucson, Arizona. Her many interests include traveling, scuba diving, sky diving, private piloting, race car driving, camping, hunting and fishing. Her priorities however, are leading a Christian life, managing a home and being there for her husband, wonderful children and grandchildren. A fascination with mystery and intrigue developed over many years of marriage to a law-enforcement professional. Writing provides the opportunity to return some of the excitement and pleasure that she has received from reading and expanding the horizons of her life.