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Debra Shiveley Welch
Gender: Female
Central Ohio
Best Selling Author, Debra Shiveley Welch was born in Columbus, Ohio and has lived in the Greater Columbus area all of her life. She now resides in Central Ohio with her husband Mark, and their son Christopher, also a published author. Debra is the author of four books: "Son of My Soul – The Adoption of Christopher," released during November, National Adoption Month, in 2007 and a Best Seller on Amazon within the first week of its release. "Son of My Soul" is also the winner of four awards: Faithwriters Gold Seal of Approval - Outstanding Read, Books&Authors Excellence in Literature, Books&Authors Best Non-Fiction Book 2007 and AllBooks Review Editor's Choice 2010, "A Very Special Child," a Best Seller on Amazon and in English at Amazon Japan, and "Jesus Gandhi Oma Mae Adams," Debra’s first novel, co-authored with Linda Lee Greene. Debra's current novel, "Cedar Woman," the story of a daughter of the Lakota Souix, was released in 2010. "Christopher Bullfrog Catcher," written by her son at eleven-years-of-age, and scribed by Debra, who wrote its introduction, was followed by his second book "Just Chris," an autobiography documenting his memories of growing up with a deformity, his fight to overcome several learning differences, his delight in being adopted, and his incredible love for the lake on which he was raised. All are available through Saga Books and at Amazon Currently Debra is working on "Ista Numpa," the sequel to "Cedar Woman," "Heads are Gonna Roll," a thriller based on reincarnation, revenge and murder, and “Christopher’s Family Table,” a companion cook book to “Son of My Soul - The Adoption of Christopher,” which she is co-authoring with her son. Debra is a member of Amazon Authors Den and the Diva Web of Fame, and can be reached at