The Charley Hall Historical Mystery Series

The trip to a lakeside resort was to be her fresh start until a suspicious death threatens not only her budding romance but all of their lives.

Schooled in Murder is the sixth book in the page-turning Charley Hall mystery series. If you like historical backdrops, female underdog protagonists, and unpredictable twists, then you’ll love Brenda Gayle’s breaking story.

Coming January 25!

Historical mystery and women’s fiction with a dash of romantic intrigue.​

She’s a reporter with a nose for trouble. But when the story is murder, will she end up above the fold or get buried in the back?


Meet the Author

Brenda Gayle

Life is messy and I try to reflect that in my stories while still leaving readers with a feeling of hope. I want them to see themselves and the people they know in my characters.

A fan of many genres, I find it hard to stay within the publishing industry’s prescribed boxes. Whether it’s historical mystery, romantic suspense or women’s fiction, my greatest joy is telling compelling stories with memorable characters.