Shirley Jones was born in Albuquerque, New Mexico and is a nurse of forty-two years. She is a member of SouthWest Writers, has a great passion for archeology as a hobby, and a deep interest in forensic archeology and medicine. She is a proud owner of a miniature, red dachshund. She currently resides in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
"Spirits of the Jungle" is a science fiction/fantasy set deep in the jungles of Central America. Cheryl, an archaeology student, two professors, and other archaeology students venture into the jungles of Central America to excavate Mayan ruins. They eventually experience alien creatures and lights of an unknown source, not of this earth.