Doug Sainsbury

Doug Sainsbury was born and raised in Chicago’s west suburbs of Oak Park and River Forest, Illinois. He attended and graduated from Oak Park-River Forest High School (Ernest Hemingway’s alma mater), and then attended the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, graduating with a BA degree in English. Following college Doug earned a Juris Doctor degree from Illinois Institute of Technology’s Kent Law School.

World events in the 1960s shaped the next chapter in Doug’s life leading to a tour in Vietnam. His paramount assignments included Battalion Legal Specialist and Public Information Officer (War Correspondent – News Reporter and Photographer).index

After military service, Doug spent forty years in the consumer credit and banking industries, the last nine years of which in the capacity of Managing Examiner with the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago.

Doug retired to Southern California in 2011 to be closer to his children and to pursue his lifelong dream of writing fiction. INTRUSION is his first novel. It is literary fiction with a splash of the supernatural. He is currently engaged in crafting the sequel.


A force invades the computer and locks it … permanently.

In INTRUSION, a young investment analyst battles to identify an invisible force preventing him from working while unraveling the fabric of his life. He didn’t bargain for FBI protection from pursuing assassins.

Doug self-published INTRUSION in 2014 using CreateSpace.

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