Brenda Donelan is the author of the University Mystery Series, which is set on a college campus in South Dakota. Prior to writing full-time, Brenda was a professor of Sociology and Criminal Justice. Before that, she worked as a probation officer, a federal investigator, and social worker. Brenda enjoys bringing elements of her previous careers as well as the local flavor of South Dakota into each book. She currently resides along the banks of the Missouri River in Pierre, South Dakota along with her two cats; Yeti and Wolfie.