Xena is celebrating the 10th
Anniversary of the
publication of her book
The Way of the Cat by
releasing an ebook.
Learn more about
Way of the Cat
am proud to be a Charter Member of
the National Women's History Museum.
Whether you were
looking for this particular site, or
came by way of a search engine query
gone awry, please feel free to look
around. I am Jean Sheldon, and although
I have spent most of my life doing fine
and graphic art, these days, I write
I'm beginning my 10th year
as a mystery writer and as excited
about every character and story as
I was in 2004. I learn, and hopefully
grow, with each book, not just as a
writer, but as a person. The experience
has been humbling, rewarding, exciting,
frustrating, but most of all, it has
shown me things in life I might not
otherwise have seen. It has been a gift
beyond my wildest imaginings. Do I sound
like I enjoy my work?
There is much information on
the site, so feel free to wander around
or just check out my mysteries.
The Woman in
is a historical mystery about women
pilots (WASP) and factory workers (Rosie
the Riveter) during WWII.
adventure in New Mexico, where I lived
for over twenty years. It involves a
group of women of a 'certain age' on a
quest for adventure and the mythical
'Seven Cities of Gold'. Also available
as an eBook is
about a female detective in Chicago in
1968, and in both eBook and print,
Her Grave, an old
fashioned whodunit about two amateur
sleuths in their early sixties intent on
solving a 20-year-old crime.
Palette is filled with
art history, oil painting, forgery,
and fun! In
Murder I introduce
the characters of my new Nic & Nora
Mystery series—mysteries solved by lesbian
amateur detectives in post-World War II
There are sample chapters of the
books along with some
examples of my
a few smatterings of
articles such as
What Does 'Tsk'
It is Not
What You Think.
Want to know more
Please feel free to
me with questions.