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Donna Thorland
Currently a writer on the WGN historical drama, SALEM, Donna Graduated from Yale with a degree in Classics and Art History and managed architecture and interpretation at the Peabody Essex Museum in Salem for several years. She earned an MFA in film production from the USC School of Cinematic... show more



Currently a writer on the WGN historical drama, SALEM, Donna Graduated from Yale with a degree in Classics and Art History and managed architecture and interpretation at the Peabody Essex Museum in Salem for several years. She earned an MFA in film production from the USC School of Cinematic Arts, has been a Disney/ABC Television Writing Fellow and a WGA Writer’s Access Project Honoree, and has written for the TV shows Cupid and Tron: Uprising. The director of several award-winning short films, her most recent project aired on WNET Channel 13. Her fiction has appeared in Alfred Hitchcock’s Mystery Magazine. Her Revolutionary War novels are published by Penguin NAL and she writers urban fantasy for Pocket under the name DL McDermott. Donna is married with two cats and splits her time between Salem and Los Angeles.You can visit Donna at www.donnathorland.com.

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WhiskeyintheJar Romance
WhiskeyintheJar Romance rated it 4 years ago
"You mean you will let us have novels?" asked the taller one, who must be Jannetje. "As long as you do your other reading and advance in all of your subjects, I see no reason that you should not read novels.""Reverend Blauvelt says they give women ideas.""Well, someone has to," said Anna. What a sto...
Bright and Shiny Shiny
Bright and Shiny Shiny rated it 5 years ago
4.5
Bright and Shiny Shiny
Bright and Shiny Shiny rated it 5 years ago
4.5
WhiskeyintheJar Romance
WhiskeyintheJar Romance rated it 6 years ago
This book and series is amazing if you're looking for high quality and quantity of historical facts and feel in your romance. This time period, 1776/American Revolutionary War, is sadly ignored right now, so it makes this series extra special. The romance gets pushed to the side in favor of poli...
Unabridged Chick
Unabridged Chick rated it 6 years ago
I've long wanted to read Donna Thorland as I love Revolutionary-era historical fiction and have seen rave reviews for her books. Happily, I wasn't disappointed with this read, which was atmospheric, detailed, and vividly done. Set in 1777, Mistress Firebrand features a young American playwright, Je...
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