McLain was born and raised in Syracuse, New York and
lived for many years in Delaware County. After years in the Texas hill country near Austin, she now resides in Fort Myers, Flordia. She is an advanced student
of the Civil War and a reenactor of the period.
As Best We Could, set in the Civil War, is her
A Light in the Window is her second novel, a sequel to As Best We Could. It tells the story of Jamie's homecoming.
Book Signing - Photo
of the launch of As Best We Could book signing.
are saying about As Best We Could.
Listen! - Listen to an interview of
Jean Marie McLain on KUT radio (Austin, TX). The
interview was played on the air, Monday, February 17th.