Brenda Barrett

Biography

Books have always been a big part of life for Jamaican born Brenda Barrett, she reports that she gets withdrawal symptoms if she does not consume at least two books per week. That is all she can manage these days, as her days are filled with writing, a natural progression from her love of reading. Currently, Brenda has several novels on the market, she writes predominantly in the historical fiction, Christian fiction, comedy and romance genres.

Apart from writing fictional books, Brenda writes for her blogs blackhair101.com; where she gives hair care tips and fiwibooks.com, where she shares about her writing life.

Where to find Brenda Barrett online


Where to buy in print


Books

Scarlett Love (The Scarletts: Book 4)
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 54,610. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Romance, Fiction » African American fiction » Contemporary woman
He could not read, she's a fancy attorney at the place he delivered packages. He was poor she was rich. She wanted children. He didn't know who he was and children were not on his agenda. But all of those differences were not enough to deter Slater from pursuing Amoy Gardener and hoping that one day he would be with her. Was a relationship between the two of them even possible?
Scarlett Secret (The Scarletts: Book 3)
Series: The Scarletts. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 52,740. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2016. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Contemporary woman, Fiction » African American fiction » Romance
It was just for three days. Terri Scarlett hoped to rescue her friend, Lola Montega, from a life of doom, aka marriage to Prince Hamad Al Jerza. It was a simple plan. Terri would impersonate Lola and convince the old fashioned monarch to set her free from their arranged marriage. And Lola was to stay put in Treasure Beach and not interact with anyone. What on earth could go wrong with the plan?
Scarlett Sinner (The Scarletts: Book 2)
Series: The Scarletts. Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 48,710. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Contemporary, Fiction » African American fiction » Romance
Pastor Troy Scarlett realizes the hard way that some sins are bound to be revealed, like the child that he had out of wedlock with his wife's mortal enemy from college. His wife Chelsea was not happy with the status quo. She was not taking care of the son of the woman she had so despised from college. And she could not get over the deep betrayal that she felt from her husband's indiscretion.
Scarlett Baby (The Scarletts: Book 1)
Series: The Scarletts. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,370. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2015. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Romance, Fiction » African American fiction » Christian
When the head of the Scarlett family died, Yuri had to return home to Treasure Beach for the funeral. What he didn't count on was seeing Marla, his childhood sweetheart and his best friend's wife. And when emotions overwhelm them and a few months later Marla is pregnant, Yuri wants the impossible: his best friend's wife and the baby they made together...
On The Rebound 2
Series: Rebound. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 60,440. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2015. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Christian, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Ashley reinvented herself and was now a first lady in a country church. When her obsessed ex-friend, Regina, showed up and tried to convince Ashley to come back home with her, Ashley resisted. Determined to wait out Ashley, Regina started digging into the lives of the saints at Primrose Hill... Then Regina turned up dead. In a church full of saints, who killed the sinner?
On The Rebound
Series: Rebound. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 57,950. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Clean & wholesome, Fiction » African American fiction » Christian
Brandon had vowed a long time ago that he would never leave his wife, no matter how rocky things got between them; after all they had two beautiful girls to parent together. But vows can be broken and when Ashley did what was the absolute worse... Brandon had to leave and he meets someone else who makes him happy. But his newfound happiness couldn't last because Ashley wants him back...
After The End
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 52,460. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Clean & wholesome, Fiction » African American fiction » Romance
Colleen Perry got married to her high school sweetheart, Isaiah Reid, until one day Isaiah disappeared at sea. For five long years she grieved for Isaiah but finally she moved on with Enrique Lopez, the handsome and rich son of her employers. Just when Colleen was busy living her new life with Enrique...Isaiah resurfaced. Now she has to choose between her past love and her new love...
Just Like Yesterday (Magnolia Sisters Book 4)
Series: Magnolia Sisters. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 57,990. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Christian, Fiction » African American fiction » Romance
Hazel Brown lost six months of memory, which includes the summer that she conceived her son. She has no idea who his father could be. She only knows that he looks like the Benedicts... Now that she has the means to fight to get her son from the Deckers, his adoptive family, she finds out that the handsome, single Curtis Decker is willing to share her son with her after all...
Her Mistaken Dream (Magnolia Sisters Book 3)
Series: Magnolia Sisters, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,740. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Christian, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
Caitlin Denvers dreamed about the guy she was going to marry. Her dreams were vivid and had all come true so far, so of course this one would. But then she sees him on a TV program about notorious criminals... Turns out that her dream guy, Todd Taylor, has a dead wife in his past and he was the main suspect in her murder. Did he really do it? Or did Caitlin have a mistaken dream?
Bad Girl Blues (Magnolia Sisters Book 2)
Series: Magnolia Sisters, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,910. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Christian, Fiction » Romance » Clean & wholesome
Brigid Manderson had the blues. She wanted to go to medical school but she couldn't afford it. When her mother, an ex prostitute, invited her to work for her escort business she didn't want to but circumstances forced her hand. Her most recent customer was the wealthy record producer, Thomas Kellier. He wanted her and he was willing to pay for the privilege of having her. Would Brigid succumb?
Dear Mystery Guy (Magnolia Sisters Book 1)
Series: Magnolia Sisters, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 51,600. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2015. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Christian, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
Della Gold details her life in a journal dedicated to a mystery guy she had only seen at her workplace but whom she felt curiously drawn toward. But when fascination turns into obsession she finds herself wanting to learn more about him and in her pursuit of the mystery guy she begins to learn more about herself and her mysterious past...
Perfect Melody (New Song Series: Book 6)
Series: New Song, Book 6. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 53,020. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2014. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Christian, Fiction » African American fiction » Contemporary woman
Melody had an imperfect past and she doesn't want anybody to know about it! But Sabrina knows her secret and she was hell bent on breaking up Melody's family. Sabrina wanted Melody's husband, whatever the cost, and she had ammunition that could break up her marriage and shatter her perfect image. Melody had a decision to make: her family, or her reputation as a do-gooder.
A Past Refrain (New Song Series: Book 5)
Series: New Song, Book 5. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 52,040. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2014. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Christian, Fiction » African American fiction » Contemporary woman
Jayce had issues with forgetting Haley Greenwald even though he had Abigail Petri in his life. His only dilemma now was decoding Abigail's mysterious past and putting the inconvenient thoughts of Haley to rest when he was with Abigail, the current love of his life.
Broken Harmony (New Song Series Book 4)
Series: New Song, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 48,240. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2014. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Christian, Fiction » African American fiction » Contemporary woman
Aaron Lee, New Song Band saxophonist, is in competition with his brother, Boris, for the top position in the family company. However, there is a moral clause that they both must fulfill before either brother can get the position. Aaron is confident that he will triumph but he meets Alka again—the Hindu girl who got away...
Tangled Chords (New Song Series Book 3)
Series: New Song, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 46,050. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Contemporary woman, Fiction » African American fiction » Christian
Xavier Bell, the poor ugly duckling has emerged into a rich handsome swan. He has a chance encounter with his old crush, Hotel heiress, Farrah Knight. Can Xavier forget how she had cruelly rejected him when he was poor and not looking so fine and pursue the yearning his heart had for her?
Duet on Fire (New Song Series Book 2)
Series: New Song, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,700. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2014. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Christian, Fiction » African American fiction » Contemporary woman
Ian and Ruby had problems trying to conceive a child. If that wasn't enough, her ex-lover the current pastor of their church wants her back...
Going Solo (New Song Series: Book 1)
Series: New Song, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 51,290. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2014. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Christian, Fiction » African American fiction » Contemporary woman
Lead singer of the New Song Band, Carson Bell, had a lovely voice, a heart of gold, and was no slouch in the looks department. So why did his wife, Alice, abandon him and their daughter? And why after ten years was she now waltzing back into his life, wanting to pick up where they left off? Will Carson take her back, or will he choose to go solo for the rest of his life.
If It Ain't Broke (Three Rivers Series- Book 4)
Series: Three Rivers, Book 4. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 46,130. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Christian, Fiction » African American fiction » Romance
All Chris Donahue wanted was a place in his child's life. All Pinky Black wanted was his love. Chris Donahue was still obsessed with the married woman he had an affair with and the child they had created together. Pinky Black knew that Chris' emotions were engaged elsewhere but she wanted him to forget his obsession with Kelly and love her. That shouldn't be so hard? Should it?
Unholy Matrimony (Three Rivers Series- Book 3)
Series: Three Rivers, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,400. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Christian, Fiction » African American fiction » Contemporary woman
The problem: Phoebe was poor and unhappy with her lot. The solution: Marry a rich man and she would be happy. It should be simple, except that her rich suitor, Ezekiel Hoppings, was ugly and her poor suitor, Charles Black, was handsome. But the more she got to know them both, the more Phoebe realized that some solutions were not as simple as they first appear.
Loving Mr. Wright (Three Rivers Series: Book 2)
Series: Three Rivers, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,070. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2012. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Christian, Fiction » African American fiction » Romance
A man with a past. A woman who was tired of being single. Erica was tired of searching for the right man, she had all but resigned herself to a single life but then the mysterious Caleb Wright showed up and Erica saw one last opportunity to ditch her single life. He was perfect for her. But what was he hiding? Could his past be that bad that they could not get pass it?
Private Sins (Three Rivers Series: Book 1)
Series: Three Rivers, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,940. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Romance, Fiction » African American fiction » Christian
Kelly was in deep trouble; her husband was a pastor and she his loyal first lady. Well she was…until she had an affair with Chris; the first elder of their church. And now she was pregnant with his child. Could she keep the secret from her husband and pretend that all was well? Or should she confess her private sin and let the chips fall where they may?
Love Triangle: Three Sides To The Story
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 25,770. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2012. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Romance, Fiction » African American fiction » Christian
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There are always three sides to a story when there is a love triangle, the why's and the how's are best answered when the individuals involved tell the stories through their eyes and experiences.
Di Taxi Ride and Other Stories
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 34,600. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Humor, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
Di Taxi Ride and Other Stories is a collection of twelve witty and fast paced short stories. Each story tells of a unique slice of Jamaican life.
The Preacher and The Prostitute
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 55,420. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Christian, Fiction » African American fiction » Romance
Prostitution and the clergy don't mix. Tell that to ex-prostitute Maribel who finds herself in love with the Pastor at her church. Can an ex-prostitute and a pastor have a future together?
The Empty Hammock
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 64,070. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » General
Workaholic, Ana Mendez, was certain that her mother was getting senile, when she said she found a treasure chest in the back yard. After unsuccessfully trying to open the old treasure chest, Ana fell asleep in a hammock, and woke up in the year 1494 in Jamaica! It was the time of the Tainos, a time when life seemed simpler, but Ana knew that all of that was about to change.
Full Circle
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 39,440. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2011. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Romance, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Home is Where The Heart Is! Years have past and Diana Boyd wanted to return to Jamaica to find her long lost siblings. Diana began the search for her siblings while enjoying the distraction of her aunt's handsome neighbor, Robert Cassidy. However, the more Diana uncovered about her siblings the more unsettling her relationship with Robert became...
New Beginnings
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,880. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2011. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life, Fiction » African American fiction » Contemporary woman
When self-styled ‘ghetto queen,’ Geneva, was contacted by lawyers who claimed that Stanley Walters, the deceased uptown financier, was her father. His will stipulated that she had to live with her sister uptown to forge sisterly bonds.Leaving Froggie, her ‘ghetto don,’ behind she found herself battling with Pamela her stepmother and battling her emotions for Justin a suave uptowner.
The Pull Of Freedom
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 45,730. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2010. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical, Fiction » Romance » Historical
Even in bondage the people freshly arrived from Africa considered themselves free. Led by Nanny and Cudjoe the slaves escaped the Simmonds’ plantation and went in different directions to forge their destiny in the new country called Jamaica.

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