Bio: Marjorie Doughty attended St. Mary's College in Southern Maryland, was editor of a weekly newspaper in Lexington Park, Md. She served as interim editor of the English-language section of the Vietnam Press when she lived in Saigon, rewrote the Vietnam Report (a booklet on living conditions for Americans in Vietnam), and taught English for one year in the Vietnamese-American Association in Saigon. She wrote a series of articles for The Investor, a magazine of the American Embassy in Thailand. Marjorie edited a series of books and articles for the Bureau of Reclamation working with the U.S.A.I.D. in Bangkok. After evacuation from Southeast Asia she was director of education for the YMCA at Eglin Air Force base, working with resettlement of the Vietnamese refugees. In the States she started a newsletter for the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars at the Smithsonian in Washington, D.C. and handled all speakers for the twice-weekly "Sherry Hour," which featured outstanding personalities from around the world. Later, Marjorie was a feature writer for LaFemme, Orlando's largest woman's newspaper; wrote for newspapers in Gainesville and Live Oak, Florida. In the Florida Keys she wrote for several weekly newspapers and then was a feature writer for the Coastal Magazine, a daily Internet newspaper. In addition to this book, Marjorie has published an autoiography, Memoirs of an Insignificant Dragon, available on amazon.com and b&n.com; and is presently working on two other novels.
Imagine two surgeons, a man and woman, who want to be the best and highest paid in the world. They go to Vietnam, get divorced, and she is captured by the North Vietnamese and made a "prisoner" in a reeducation camp. During this time, she learns the true value of life, after being caught in a bombing raid, two attempted rapes, loss of her best friend, and more. It is a story that is strictly imaginative but laced with truths of the good and bad of humanity
Deputy Amy Donovan puts her life on the line every day as a law enforcement officer in a Florida Gulf Coast town. A group of shrimp fishermen, their do-gooding wives, and the members of a new-age cult all make Amy's life more complicated as she tries to help an undercover FBI agent investigate a suspected drug ring. Then the FBI agent is murdered and Amy realizes that the real danger is coming from within the ranks.
Civilian families were in Vietnam before the military arrived and when Vietnam fell. Much has been written about the "blood and guts" role of the military, but little about other Americans who were there during the war era. That American women were a part of the scene comes as a surprise to most people. They had to fight their own battles behind the lines while ordered to ignore the tragedy of war and "bombs bursting in air." It was difficult enough living in Vietnam as a cohesive family. But af... more info>>
A wandering spirit from the civil war posesses the bodies of the living. A modern Civil-War mystery that strays into the paranormal. Doughty always delivers a good read. Set in modern times, against the backdrop of Civil War Reenactment meetings, the story unfolds when a spirit possesses the weak and the vulnerable to wreak revenge on the unsuspecting descendants of his enemies. Thought-provoking, and an eerie, colorfully written book set against the backdrop of re-enactments of Civil War battle... more info>>