Paulette’s book The Persecution of Mildred Dunlap selected as a recommended book for Human Rights Day 2016.

The Persecution of Mildred Dunlap

Screen Shot 2016-12-11 at 6.02.02 AM.png


Their review of my book:

PM_The PersecutionMildred Dunlap is a generous and loving soul, but in the eyes of the townsfolk, already has one strike against her—in the tradition of her father before her, she doesn’t go to church. When news of Oscar Wilde’s conviction in England hits little Red River Pass, Nevada, she discovers that she might have something else to fear. Edra, known to all as Mildred’s cousin, is actually her life partner. With the townsfolk calling for Wilde’s blood, what will happen if they find out about her? She has a plan to ward off the busybodies but can she pull it off or, in the end, will everything be made worse?

Paulette Mahurin, a nurse, conceived this story from a writing exercise done for a class in which the writers has to choose a picture and write a ten-minute-mystery based on the picture. Her picture depicted two women…

View original post 702 more words