Paulette Mahurin

About me

Paulette Mahurin is a Nurse Practitioner turned author. While in College she wrote two award winning non-fiction short stories. She recently published her first fiction novel, The Persecution of Mildred Dunlap, which takes place after the imprisonment of Oscar Wilde and focuses on the intolerance his prison sentence has on a small Nevada ranching town,in particular a lesbian couple. Historical references are brought in to fuel the hatred; the Dreyfus Affair, that divided France, Booker T. Washington’s Atlanta Address, and expansion of the Monroe Doctrine into South America. Profits from sales go to the first-no kill animal shelter in Ventura County, California, where she lives with her husband, Terry, and their two rescue dogs, Max & Bella.

From my website

I just want to cry

I just want to cry to relieve this ache in my chest that feels like my heart will burst. The Thomas fires have devastated parts of my town, peoples’ lives, animals’ lives, and left us remaining in an unrelenting hill of toxic smoke. We evacuated for 5 days and upon…

877 dogs rescued from kill shelters

I’m deeply grateful to everyone who has purchased, read, and taken the time to review one of my books. All profits from my books go to help get dogs like Jace, Gabe, Dobie, Oliver, Abigail, Thatcher, Bean, Bianca, Premanti, Carlos, Abriella, Stacey, Marco, Clyde, Parker, Tyler, Nitro, Aisha, Paxton, Alannah,…

I’ll be away for a while

I just posted this on Facebook re: Us and the Thomas fire in Southern California: “A heartfelt thank you for all the outpouring of loving support. We are safe. Our dogs are safe. Our home is safe. And beautiful Ojai for the most part has remained untouched by fire. To…

Share this member