Publisher and Bookstore

Major Mitchell

Major Mitchell is the author of eleven novels and three children’s books. He lives with his wife, Judy, and their dog, Molly, in Northern California. A member of The Western Writers of America and a frequent guest speaker at historical meetings and schools on the West Coast, he has also written several songs, recorded a CD of traditional country/folk music, and takes the stage on rare occasions as a singer.

Major and his wife, Judy, are the owners of Shalako Press.

Books by Major Mitchell: The Doña, Mokelumne Gold, Manhunter,Where the Green Grass Grows, Poverty Flat, Canyon Wind, A Reason to Believe, The Valley of Decision, Finding Grace, and for the children, Charlie Shepherd, I'm Molly and The Witch on Oak Street. He has also co-written Dusty Boots, Joker's Play, Refugio's Gold and Cool Water Justice with his brother, Jerry Mitchell.







All of Major's books are now available as e-books (except for the children's books).