Shirley Kalpin-Olson

Biography

"Shirley Kalpin-Olson stories are all written from the heart to help the sad, hurt and lonely."
She is a mother, grandmother, and RN, has been writing for many years. She has received several honors during her writing career. She has been published in Anthologies, newspapers, and newsletters. She was widowed in 1999 and remarried to a friend in 2002. She and her new husband reside in Cambridge, MN. She has since renewed her passion for writing and wrote two inspirational fictions in hard copies, "The Truth Shall Set You Free in, 2006 and "Train Wreck in the Sierras" in 2005 both at Infinity Publishing. In 2010 she published her first non-fiction "Life After Death" a book on suicide, in hard copy. "A Life after A Tragic Death" name of same book in e-book form. A two-book sequel coming- "Bitter Betrayal" and "Oh No, My Ex is Back".

Smashwords Interview

What is your writing process?
I love to write stories of people I see who are sad, hurt,and lonely . . Many who have to deal with difficuty
I want to show them through my writings that there is an answer and help.
Do you remember the first story you ever read, and the impact it had on you?
The first story I wrote had an extreme effect on me as I have seen many children who have been abused, while working with children in the hospital setting. This story was inspired and I had to write it to show that we do have a problem with abuse in this country and there are answers and help for these precious children.
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Books

Terror in Texas
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 62,650. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense
Ted Michaels PI in Houston gets a call that his dad was kidnapped by a Mexican gang demanding large amount of money, or his dad dies The need to find his dad sends Ted undercover with Detective Karlene While undercover the two fall in love as they cause chaos and free prisoners. Later, Ted is injured while escaping, jeopardizing their love and his ability to help her get the best of this gang
Oh No, My Ex is Back: and Causing Trouble Again-- second book of series, Calamity of Betrayal
Series: Books to help the sad hurt and lonely, Calamity of Betrayal second . Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 43,630. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
When Joanna's ex is released from prison for manslaughter and kidnapping, she and new-husband face the rampage and horror when he threatens to take away their adopted daughter, Carrie Marie. When Carrie is diagnosed with life threatening leukemia, her only hope is her biological father's stem cells. Will she be able to melt the hard heart of her blood father enough for him to save her life
Life after Death
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 23,860. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family, Nonfiction » Psychology » Suicide
This story follows a family's walk through their loved one's tragic suicide, showing how they were able to struggle with grief and eventually return the zest for living, with the help of their living God. Suicide Statistics; type; preventions; and help given to those in need. Levels of grief and how to cope to get your life back is also included with question and answers.
Bitter Betrayal How Sweet the Revenge--First of series: Calamity of Betrayal
Series: Books to help the sad hurt and lonely, Calamity of Betrayal First b. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 64,060. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense, Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure
Paul Andres crosses the Mississippi River in a thunderous rainstorm. Suddenly "Thump". Paul skids to a stop and jumps out and sees a woman, lying so still on the bridge, bleeding from her head. He kneels to apply pressure to the wound and is shocked when he notices the woman is a love from the past. Why was she on the high railing ready to leap? This book is the first book of two-book
Train Wreck in the Sierras
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 57,780. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
A couple traveling by train on a vacation of a lifetime, suddenly are hurtling down the Sierra Mountains at the hand of terrorists. As the only survivors of this attack, they are constantly in danger as they "Know too much". With the help of their sons and Detective Bill from the FBI, Sally and Larry are protected and able to twart the attack, planned by the terrorist on America.
The Truth Shall Set You Free subtitle- A Young girl buried in a life of abuse seeks the truth to freedom
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 32,630. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure, Fiction » Children’s books » Action & Adventure / Survival Stories
Tiffany is forced to live in an abusive lifestyle. She is constantly hurt and abused by her mother's male friends.At the age of fourteen,she's unable to take anymore abuse and hearing the truth will set her free, she runs in search of this truth and her real dad and brother. In her search,she constantly confronts trouble and danger.Will she ever find this truth or her dad and brother?

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