Illinois State Library

Illinois Center for the Book

Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Dona Parus  

Pen Name: Sloan St. James


Born: 1945 in Marianna, PA

-- Dona Parus on WorldCat --

Illinois Connection

Parus currently resides in Orland Park, Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

Dona Parus was born in the hills of southwestern Pennsylvania near the end of WWII. Her first venture into the publishing world came later than most. She was 59 years old when she published her first novel. In 2012, she published an ebook titled, ''Building Blocks''.

Selected Titles At Your Library

The Dark plain /
ISBN: 0972845046. OCLC Number: 56992259

Baycrest Books,. .

The Dark Shield
ISBN: 0979262909. OCLC Number:

Tiger Publications. .

Additional Title Information

  • The Dark Plain,

    Baycrest Boooks, 2004

  • The Dark Shield,

    Tiger Publications, 2007



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