Tara McTiernan

Biography

Tara McTiernan lives in North Carolina with her husband and grew up in Greenwich, Connecticut and on an island in the Great South Bay on Long Island, New York, which has been the setting for her novel and short stories. Her stories have been included in multiple literary magazines including Eureka Literary Magazine and Ultimate Writer. Her debut novel, Barefoot Girls, has recently been released as an ebook with the print version to be available in late spring 2012. Visit her blog at http://taramctiernanfiction.blogspot.com/ for more information.

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Books

Cocktail Hour
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 142,030. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit
What if your friend, someone admired, envied, and fervently sought after by everyone who knew her, was really a dangerous sociopath? Tara McTiernan's Cocktail Hour answers that question as it takes you on a wild roller coaster ride of thrilling highs and terrifying lows in this novel about friendship gone horribly wrong...
Earth and Air: Stories
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Price: Free! Words: 26,600. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
Dangerous gypsies, dragon-like women, and things that go bump in the night, literally. Tara McTiernan's stories resemble twisted modern fairy tales, full of real-life magic and Grimm-like darkness. Containing three unforgettable short works, Earth and Air, like her novel Barefoot Girls, illuminates and explores the lives of women with rare eloquence, keen insight, and a sharp wit.
Barefoot Girls
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 169,880. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
When her hometown newspaper reviews Hannah O’Brien’s newly released novel, the nature of her book is called into question when the reviewer suggests it is a memoir depicting her neglectful alcoholic mother – Keeley O’Brien Cohen, the most beloved of the Barefoot Girls - a little too accurately for fiction, citing rumors rather than sources. Mother and daughter estranged, Hannah's life unravels.
Girl-Shaped Shadows - A Short Story
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Price: Free! Words: 4,120. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2012. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Eleven-year old Isobel and her aunt, Marmalee, do everything they can to avoid the sunlight – fearful of skin cancer and suntans – yet they find themselves unavoidably drawn to the beach near their home one sunny June day by the very people they abhor most: the Normals. The lure? The Mrs. Johnson, Marmalee’s new love-interest. The problem? Isobel’s nemesis: Mrs. Johnson’s daughter Chloe.

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