Alexis Koetting

Alexis has been working as a professional actor on stage and screen for over twenty years. Her debut novel, Encore, received nominations for both an Arthur Ellis and Bony Blithe Award in 2016. Alexis lived in Niagara-on-the-Lake for ten years and currently makes her home in St. John’s, Newfoundland, with a Bernedoodle puppy named Sebastian. She loves scary movies, dirty gin martinis, and has a terrible weakness for potato chips.



Triple Threat

Triple Threat, the 2nd Bella James mystery

Celebrated actress Bella James returns to the acclaimed Shaw Festival where she’s not only starring in a musical but is also part of an Artist-in-the-Classroom initiative at the local high school.


Encore, the 1st Bella James mystery

When actress Bella James relocates to the town of Niagara-on-the-Lake to perform at the renowned Shaw Festival, she is only looking to step out of the spotlight of television celebrity and onto the stage. What she finds instead are long-buried human remains in the yard of her rented house.