Alexis has been working as a Canadian Actor on stage and screen for over twenty years with a BFA, Specialization in Theatre Performance and a Masters Degree in education. She is also the author of the Bella James Mysteries. Her debut novel, ENCORE was published in 2015 by Five Star Publishing/Cengage and was a finalist for both an Arthur Ellis and Bony Blithe Award. She is seeking publication for TRIPLE THREAT, the second book in her series. Originally from Hamilton, Ontario, she moved to St. John’s in 2015 after coming here to work and finding “home” instead. She lives with a Bernedoodle puppy named Sebastian, loves scary movies and dirty gin martinis, and has a terrible weakness for potato chips.