About Reita Pendry

Picture of Reita Pendry. Blue background. Reita Pendry has short blonde hair and blue eyes. She is wearing an orange button up shirt and dangling earrings.  She's smiling softly.Reita Pendry was born in the mountains of North Carolina and raised in Charlotte, North Carolina.  She graduated from the University of North Carolina law school and worked for three years in Winston-Salem before moving to the District of Columbia.  She practiced law in Washington, D.C. for twenty-five years.  For twenty of those years, she was a criminal defense attorney.  She returned to Charlotte, where her family resides, and practiced criminal law for another ten years.  Her fourth novel in the Mercy Johnson series was released in early 2017.