Ron Donovan


Ronald A. Donovan is an accomplished writer of more than a dozen novels and numerous briefs, instructional books and studies written over the last 50+ years. Since 1999 he has written several stories, plays and novels that have been published in print format. Now in 2012 his books are being released in digital format in the form of eBooks (

Ron comes from Nova Scotia and for many years lived and worked and raised a family in Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Ontario. Now in his retirement he and his wife, Dorothy, live in Victoria British Columbia. He continues to write stories that inspire and cause people to think and persevere in their lives.

Ronald A. Donovan was born into the latter part of the depression in the 30's. In order for his parents, Bill and Grace Donovan to survive through those hungry times there was a great deal of need. The need was challenged by a time of belt tightening and hardship. As parents, Bill and Grace had to cut a good many luxuries in their lives and they learned to live close, always close to the poverty line. In order to live with these needs and in such poverty there was always a close affinity with want and poverty. With such hardship they learned to make life work while living with food at minimum portions.

Ron remembers this history and creates stories that build upon these humble beginnings.

Ron has a strong background of involvement in the church. Starting out with the Salvation Army in Halifax, to becoming a Salvation Army officer, to his married life in business, raising three children, he has never left the church behind. He founded an independent church in Chatham, Ontario in the 70's. To this day he is ready to minister when he is given the chance.

Where to find Ron Donovan online

Where to buy in print


Sixteen Trees
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 31,400. Language: Canadian English. Published: June 28, 2012. Categories: Screenplays » Drama
Mr. Sam moves into a rural town in North Carolina and buys a house with sixteen trees. He is from the north and is going to learn about the ways of the south. The town takes up with him, encouraging him to build a business and invest in the town. But he also discovered some of the undercurrents still in place in rural North Carolina -- prejudices still continue. Sam meets some of the black neighbo
Early Delivery: Cape Breton Style
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,380. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
It was an upward climb for Sam whose grandmother said he was not worth much. In spite of an upward climb with obstacles all along the way, Sam made things happen in his life. Good friends came along to help him through the tough places. Walk with Sam and his hard luck family as they struggle with life. Laugh with him, cry with him, but enjoy him as he makes life happen.
Reason To Live
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 92,600. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
A young man heads to Toronto to fulfil a dream for his life career. His hopes were dashed due to an accident playing sports and his dream was over. But he picked things up and turned his life around. He never lost his dream for his lost career but he now manifested it in other ways. Business, real estate and family grew and expanded. He showed how to be a great man in his community.
Code Name R.A.E
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,890. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
Two teenage boys discover a special device that is so futuristic they can't even believe what it can do. The military is also looking for it, and for the owner of it. Follow their adventures as they try to protect the owner and the device without getting into trouble themselves.

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