WILLIAM DOONAN Follow William Doonan's Blog Follow Henry Grave on Facebook Follow William Doonan on Twitter

author of the award winning  Henry Grave Mysteries

Home > What's New

About William

Henry Grave


Short Stories

In the Works

What's New



Purchase Books

Read the First Three Chapters of Aleutian Grave on Amazon


A History of Sacramento City College in 100 Objects


Follow the
latest blog series,

and be sure to
check out :

The Mummies
of Blogspace9



What's New

  • November 2016: The Cannibals of Madison County is now available. Find it here »
  • October 2016: SCC 100 YEAR Objects, "A History of Sacramento City College in 100 Objects"
    from the SCC Kondos Gallery:

The Sacramento City College Art Department is pleased to present, as part of the campus-wide Centennial Celebration, an exhibition featuring historical and archaeological objects from SCC during the past 100 years.

Dr. Bill Doonan, professor of archaeology at SCC, undertook the project to glean through massive piles of stuff that has been collected throughout the years and decide on 100 objects that reflect the rich history of this college. He published a book entitled “A History of Sacramento City College in 100 Objects” as part of the college’s centennial celebration.

 Find it here »

  • May 2014: Aleutian Grave, the latest Henry Grave Mystery is now available. Find it here »
  • October 2013: 10 New Tools No Writer Should Be Without, posted on Novel Spaces Read it Here »
  • April 2013: The Mummies of Blogspace9 is now available in Kindle Edition Read About it Here >>
  • December 28, 2012: Start the new year off with this great new addition to your library. Read About it Here »
  • July 2012: William's super-short story 'Shark Orbit' (<200 words) was just published on Every Day Fiction - Read it Here »
  • July 2012: The latest Henry Grave Mystery is now available. Read the press release here »
  • March 26, 2012: American Caliphate to be published on April 10, 2012. Read the press release here »
  • March 2012: Our World, Our Night was published in Postcard Shorts. We never talk about what's important. . Check it out here »
  • January 2012: Are you following William's latest online series, The Mummies of Blogspace 9? Be sure to check it out, and sign up to follow the series!     Check it out here »
  • January 2012: Finding the right words can make all the difference. Saying Goodbye in Bismayu was published in the January edition of The Cynic Online Magazine.   Check it out here »
  • 1/2/12: Visions of Sugarplums: One Elf's Descent into Madness
    Sometimes the holidays can drive you crazy!" Visions of Sugarplums: One Elf's Descent into Madness, was published on EverydayFiction.com on January 2,2011.   Read it here

  • January 2012: Movie Night was published in Postcard Shorts. Nobody ever said natural selection was pretty. Read it now »

  • 11/24/11: William was interviewed today by Morgen Bailey, the UK's most inspiring writing guru. Have a look at it here »

  • 11/1/11: Exotic Egg: "Sometimes picking out a gift can get odd, especially when the gift you're picking out is eggs." William's Story, Exotic Egg, was published on HOOT Online, Issue 2, November 2011.   Read it here »

  • 9/25/11: Part 2 of Interview with Local Author William Doonan, by Diane Gross-Hagerty, Sacramento Books Examiner

    Early this week, we begun a conversation with local author William Doonan. ....

    For those of you that are unfamiliar with William or his works he is a Sacramento author who writes among other things the very entertaining Henry Grave Mysteries series which currently consists of Grave Passage and
    Mediterranean Grave. His readers are eagerly anticipating more in this series. What follows is the continuation of that conversation. Read more »

  • 9/20/11: Interview with Sacramento Author William Doonan, by Diane Gross-Hagerty, Sacramento Books Examiner

    So, summer is winding down and it is time to start finishing up on that summer reading list. One book to make sure not to forget this summer is Mediterranean Grave by William Doonan. Mediterranean Grave is a murder mystery set on a rundown cruise ship that is currently catering to the New Age set. Doonan's novel blends both humor and suspense to create the perfect easy, warm afternoon read.

    Recently, I had a chance to pose a few questions to the novel's author. What follows is part 1 of our conversation.
    Read more

  • 9/4/11: William Doonan is a guess blogger for John M. Daniel, author and editor
    The Joy of the Story presents: A Visit with William Doonan


  • 8/31/11: William Doonan's short story, "Saying Goodbye in Bismayu" received an honorable mention in the June 2011 Glimmer Train Open Fiction contest. The Honorable Mention means that the story was deemed one of the top 5% of thousands of entries.

About Glimmer Train: "A feast of new literary fiction in a handsome physical publication that will persist in the real world. You'll read gorgeous and meaningful stories by established writers and emerging new voices."

  • 10/23/09: William is interviewed by his home town paper
    Hometown boy is mystery author now
    Interview with Bill, published 10/23/09
    Gloria Geannette, Managing Editor, The Ridgewood News

    William Doonan, who grew up in Ridgewood, has just published a mystery novel, "Grave Passage." His hero, Henry Grave, is a professional maritime detective who is sent to investigate the murder onboard a cruise ship of an ex-F.B.I. profiler. Read more »



Connect with William to always know what's happening!

Home | Purchase Books | Contact
copyright ©William Doonan, 2008-2017. All Rights Reserved