Technical worker; Writer. Born– July 13, 1940, Prattville. Parents– Charles Ross and Thelma (Cooper) McCartney. Married– James Baughman, April 22, 1960. Children– Three. Education– Attended high school in Elmore County. Employed as telephone switchboard operator in Montgomery, 1959-61; cardiogram technician at Elmore County Hospital, 1968-73; and after 1973, free-lance writer. Published articles in various journals and magazines. Member of the Eclectic City Council, the Eclectic Community Council and the Creative Writers Club in Montgomery. Honors; Won prizes in the Alabama Pen Women and Press and Author Club contests before her first book was published.


Contemporary Authors online; Women in Public Office, 1978; and the jacket of Piney’s Summer.


Dorothy Baughman Collection.  CreateSpace, 2004.

Ghost of Aronov Point. New York; Avalon Books, 1980.

Icy Terror. New York; Avalon Books, 1984

Piney’s Summer. New York; Coward McCann, 1976.

Secret of Montoya Mission. New York; Avalon Books, 1981.

Secret of Stagecoach Inn.  Dynasty Group, 1984.

Secret Wishes, Secret Fears. New York; Avalon Books, 1986.