Brenda Hampton is a native St. Louisian with a gift and passion for writing. She maintained journals for several years, but it wasn't until she read Terry McMillan's Disappearing Acts that she considered taking her writing adventures to another level. Having a reputation for bringing the heat to readers, Hampton's literary career is filled with many accomplishments. She is an Essence Magazine Bestselling Author, she was named a Favorite Female Fiction writer in Upscale Magazine, she was a 2009 African American Literary Award Nominee for her mystery novel, The Dirty Truth, and was awarded Best Female Writer by Infini Promoters. Her dedication to her career lead to a multi-book deal through Urban/Kensington Books, a publishing house that she refers to as her literary home. In addition to writing, and having an entrepreneur spirit, Hampton manages her own insurance business where she works as an Insurance Broker for many customers throughout the St. Louis metropolitan area. She is the founder of VOICES Books & Publishing and works as a literary agent for some of the most talented, upcoming and established authors today. Hampton's novels include: Full Figured, Naughty One, Naughty Two, Naughty Three, Naughty by Nature, Too Naughty, Naughty No More, Two Wrongs Don't Make a Right, The Dirty Truth, How Can I Be Down?, No Justice No Peace, SLICK, Girls from Da Hood 5, Don't Even Go There and Who or What is in that Closet?. Additional information can be found at www.brendamhampton.com.