An often taboo subject approached with much grace!

I continue to be extremely grateful to those who take the time read my book and to write a review. All the profits have gone to help save the lives of dogs and cats in the first and only no kill shelter in Ventura County, where I live.

A few of the recent reviews:

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5.0 out of 5 stars An often taboo subject approached with much grace!, August 4, 2014
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I found this an very interesting and thought provoking read and really enjoyed it. Well written with a lovely dance like flow to it!
5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent Period Piece., July 28, 2014
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Excellent reading. Nice for anyone who likes period pieces.
5.0 out of 5 stars Beautiful!, July 31, 2014
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A story of every day life in small town America for someone who is afraid to be “seen”. Relevant. Insightful and profound. Beautiful!
5.0 out of 5 stars Good story a real. life problem in a small town, August 19, 2014
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This story was a. true life experience in living with in a small town where. everyone knows every body when something is different it sticks out like a christmas tree in July decorated. Dave Mac
4.0 out of 5 stars Good message for all generations, October 13, 2014
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I have just finished reading “The Persecution of Mildred Dunlap” and found it very interesting. I especially liked how much history was included. Also, the characters were all well-defined, and represented certain values or states of social awareness. What I really appreciated is showing how even adults get caught up in “going along” instead of thinking through an issue to decide how they feel about it without any undue influence. This book would be appealing to young adults as well as to an older generation, because it is simply written, and yet deals with serious issues that still plague us today.
5.0 out of 5 stars Great read. I had read about the prosecution of …, October 17, 2014
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Great read. I had read about the prosecution of Oscar Wilde a long time ago, and this story fit in perfectly about the biases during those early years of our country.
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About The Persecution of Mildred Dunlap

The year 1895 was filled with memorable historical events: the Dreyfus Affair divided France; Booker T. Washington gave his Atlanta address; Richard Olney, United States Secretary of State, expanded the effects of the Monroe Doctrine in settling a boundary dispute between the United Kingdom and Venezuela; and Oscar Wilde was tried and convicted for "gross indecency" under Britian's recently passed law that made sex between males a criminal offense. When the news of Wilde's conviction went out over telegraphs worldwide, it threw a small Nevada town into chaos. This is the story of what happened when the lives of its citizens were impacted by the news of Oscar Wildes' imprisonment. It is chronicle of hatred and prejudice with all its unintended and devastating consequences, and how love and friendship bring strength and healing. Paulette Mahurin, the author, is a Nurse Practitioner who lives in Ojai, California with her husband Terry and their two dogs--- Max and Bella. She practices women's health in a rural clinic and writes in her spare time. All profits from her book are going to animal rescue, Santa Paula Animal Shelter, the first and only no-kill shelter in Ventura County, CA, where she lives. (see links below on Ventura County Star Article & Shelter) To find out more please go the The Persecution of Mildred Dunlap on facebook or Amazon or e-mail us at the gavatar addresses. Thank you. (photos: of Paulette, her family, and a reading at The Ojai Art Center, July 2012)
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44 Responses to An often taboo subject approached with much grace!

  1. tazzielove says:

    Reblogged this on tazziesplace and commented:
    Kudos that it’s continuing to sell and readers are writing reviews. A win-win for the animals it’s helping.

  2. jmsabbagh says:

    Its heartwarming every time l read a review of your book.The golden heart that helps the helpless dogs ,humans best friend.Warm regards.

  3. More wonderful reviews. ❤ ❤ ❤

  4. Uzoma says:

    Your novel is a well-written, Paulette. I’m glad it continues to get wonderful reviews.

  5. I’m glad you’re getting great reviews – you deserve them. The book is wonderful. I’ve been thinking about you and Lady this past week and hoping she continues to do well. ❤

  6. Jean-Jacques says:

    Terrific that these positive reviews keep coming, as so they should. Thus so for it is an excellent, enjoyable read, and a worthy meritorious expose of pain causing narrow-mindedness to fellow beings. Add to this, Paulette Mahurin the author, turning this prize into a vehicle from which the total proceeds supports a unique animal shelter. Unbeatable to say the least! A story that has to encourage all to spread the good word for this this shelter’s wonderful cause.

  7. gpcox says:

    Great to see you back!

  8. Always good to see accolades for Mildred!!! ❤

  9. natuurfreak says:

    Very good that people write revieuws

  10. Sage says:

    I loved your book and am glad to see so many write reviews. It means a lot.

    And I see Lady is doing well. I’ve been wondering.

  11. Barbara says:

    Positive and encouraging reviews on the book Paulette, and all in the aid of helping animals. You are a gem!

  12. Tatsat says:

    I am often intrigued by your love for animals. I mean I am yet to explore that dimension myself. One of my closest friends from Ukraine is really into cats and she might have bit me as well – I think am a cat person. Irrespective of the ‘type’ I think we should be with some of them right from early age. Things are different in developing countries as only the affluent few are able to afford pets. But of course, that should change.

    Lovely reviews. Feel blessed to have known you…

    • Thank you so much, Tatsat. From as far back as I can remember my passion for and relationship with dogs has enriched my life. I hear you about developing countries where it is hard enough to feed oneself let alone a pet. I will hold out that thought that one day you will commune as family with a cat. The blessing to know you is shared. 🙂

  13. SO glad to hear that people still ‘get’ your fantastic book Paulette! ❤

  14. Hi my dear . Haven’t heard from you or you haven’t heard from me either in some time . Another great review and those blessings are being passed on to the animals you so richly love.
    Take care and love you my dear

  15. Kev says:

    Keep up the great work, Paulette

  16. Clowie says:

    It’s lovely to keep getting great reviews. It makes my tail wag!

  17. Great positive reviews, Paulette. Congratulations to you.

  18. Always happy when you get and your book get the attention and accolades you so richly deserve! 🙂 ❤

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