(7) Shirley McLain – Author of The Tower
and Dobyns Chronicles
Shirley McLain is the author of the exciting mystery, The Tower and the soon to be released historical fiction,
Shirley embraced her passion for writing after retiring from 32 years of nursing. Her debut novel, The Tower, is an exciting mystery with an Oklahoma backdrop. Shirley takes her readers on a journey involving kidnapping, smuggling, betrayal, environmental issues, illegal dumping, psychic connections, terrorism, and murder ….. around the world, from Tulsa Oklahoma to the Bhutan. It is a story of love and devotion, as well as retribution for crimes committed.
Shirley’s upcoming book, Dobyns Chronicles, is an historical fiction novel inspired by the life of Shirley’s great grandfather, Charlie Dobyn. Dobyns Chronicles brings to life the historical impact of the Yellow Fever outbreak that devastated the southern United States in the late 1800’s to early 1900’s.
Shirley is a wife, mother, and grandmother of six, living in Bristow, Oklahoma where she is enjoying retirement to the fullest. In addition to Dobyns Chronicles, she is currently working on multiple projects for publication. When Shirley isn’t writing she enjoys travel, adventure, reading, old movies and needle crafts.