McCollum's Run

About Patrick I. O' Donnell

Patrick Ian O'Donnell was born and raised in Los Angeles and has enjoyed a varied career including teacher, university administrator, resort operator, and principal of a registered investment advisory firm. His books include Death of an Oysterman, Illicit Cargo, Hollywood Cadets, and the Phil and Paula Oxnard murder mysteries: Ortega Night, McCollum's Run, Of Doggerel and the Dean, and A Wrathful Vintage He has also published a book of short stories set in the California mother lode: Gold, Greed, Guile, and Gumption, and a chapbook of verse: The Least You Can Do Is Smile. He and his wife, Lorraine, live in Yorba Linda, California