Don McNair


Don McNair, now a prolific author, spent his working life editing magazines (11 years), producing public relations materials for the Burson-Marsteller international PR firm (6 years), and heading his own marketing communications firm, McNair Marketing Communications (21 years). His creativity has won him three Golden Trumpets for best industrial relations programs from the Publicity Club of Chicago, a certificate of merit award for a quarterly magazine he wrote and produced, and the Public Relations Society of America’s Silver Anvil. The latter is comparable to the Emmy and Oscar in other industries.
McNair has written and placed hundreds of trade magazine articles and three published non-fiction “how-to” books (Tab Books). He’s written six novels; two young-adult novels (Attack of the Killer Prom Dresses and The Long Hunter), three romantic suspense novels Mystery on Firefly Knob, Mystery at Mangolia Mansion, and Wait for Backup!), and a romantic comedy (BJ, Milo, and the Hairdo from Heck).
McNair now concentrates on editing novels for others and teaching two online editing classes (see

Where to find Don McNair online


Waiting for Backup! by Khandi Tumeo and Don McNair
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,250. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure
Kick-butt special agent Kari Silvertree searches for an unknown serial killer who loves sending his ears, hands, heads and other gruesome trophies to newspapers. When reporter Wren Alexander IV brings the first such package to Kari she suspects he might be the villain. Is he? Will they identify and subdue the killer, and admit their mutual love?
How the Ensign Got His Wings
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,970. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Erotica » Comedy/Humor, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Lori Hellerman runs into Navy Ensign Greg Johnson five years after their disastrous one-night stand in her father’s driveway, and invites him home for a steak. Again, he has his “trouble.” When he tells her he'll solve the problem by having sex with her on his commander's bed, she think's it's ridiculous. But when he explains his reasoning she knows it just might work. At least it would be fun!
The Man on the Park Bench
Price: Free! Words: 23,520. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
Don McNair wrote for others for forty years. Now retired, he writes mainstream, romance, and young adult fiction for pleasure. This book, his sixth, presents his thirteen top short stories, never before published. Stories include: The Man on the Park Bench… Beulah’s Glow-in-the-Dark Jesus… Brotherly Love… Heroes on Parade… Home in Time…The Chipmunk Sign… The CLOSET Apprentice… and more.
Attack of the Killer Prom Dresses
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,400. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Kim Howell, who is busy trying to beat the prom date deadline she has for finishing sewing dresses for three of her classmates, becomes an unlikely victim of a spanking new sewing machine run amok! It doesn’t take long before she realizes the sewing machine didn’t come alone, and those that accompany the machine are living in her closet. Can she stop them from taking over the world?
The Long Hunter
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,250. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Colonial America
Matt McLaren, only a boy when Indians killed his parents in 1770 and kidnapped his three-year-old sister Mandy, sets out to find her. A cruel innkeeper enslaves him, and he’s rescued by a kindly old farmer. When the innkeeper kills the farmer Matt kills him, and flees to Can-tuc-kee to trap furs. He escapes Indians and returns home, meets his true love, and helps settle the rugged, majestic land.
Mystery at Magnolia Mansion
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,830. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
Brenda Maxwell’s new interior design client tells her to “paint, wallpaper, whatever” his hundred-year-old landmark mansion, “but for God’s sake, don’t go overboard.” When she figures her grandiose plans will fit handily into his edict’s “whatever” section, she launches them into a constant head-bumping mode, and into a lifechanging mystery about the house.
Mystery on Firefly Knob
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,550. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
When Erica Phillips visits choice inherited property on a Cumberland Plateau knob overlooking a beautiful valley, she finds scientist Mike Callahan camped there to study unique, fireflies which flash together. He freaks out when a condo builder offers her a contract. Miffed, she tells him, "If I have my way, this place will be sold within the week. And, Mr. Callahan, I will have my way!"

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