About Donna

Donna Fielder was an award-winning journalist for thirty-three years, in the areas of crime, courts and other breaking news. She also wrote award-winning humor columns. She was twice awarded Texas Reporter of the Year in her newspaper’s circulation group. Her first book, Ladykiller, was a Barnes & Noble national bestseller. She also has authored Let’s Kill Mom, Pennies on Her Grave, The Vanished Wife and a humor book, Too Old to Die Young. She is a widow who lives in Denton, Texas.

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Callie Jean: A Star is Born

It's me, It's me, It's all about me, says Callie Jean. I'm a star! Callie Jean: A Star is Born is a whimsical photo book for animal lovers of all ages. Even if you hate cats you may fall for this sly, smart-mouthed gray Tabby feline as she tortures her Maltese dog brother and her Scottie sister, and back talks her Mom and Gran-ma-ma.

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What Evil Lurks: The Good Samaritan Killer

Who knows what evil lurks in the hearts of men?
– from the 1937 radio program, The Shadow


They walk among us disguised by friendly smiles; their murderous intentions hidden by guileless expressions.
They watch from the corners of their eyes, searching for vulnerability.

More Titles by Donna Fielder


The true story of a Texas cop and wife-killer—and the unbelievable perversions of justice that almost set him free.

Let’s Kill Mom

In September, 2008, Roanoke, Texas, police discovered a house of horrors: poisoned pudding, a bathtub set up for electrocution, a bloody butcher knife, and a hank of chopped-off hair. The worst was yet to come…

Pennies on Her Grave

The story of the fourteen years from the night two innocent teens met pure evil on the sandy banks of Clear Creek.

The Vanished Wife

This is the true story of the Kathy Munday Stobaugh case – one that should be told.

Too Old to Die Young

Donna candidly assists fellow baby boomers in navigating the harsh realities of middle-age with as little pain and humiliation as possible.