Mary Lee Tiernan


I was born in New York, but the lure of open spaces brought me west, and I now call Arizona home. Throughout my professional life as an educator and newspaper editor, my passion has always been writing. My other passion is exploring all the West has to offer, and I am often RVing down the road with my cat Charlie.

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Calico Kate
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,030. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
Calico Kate is historical fiction set in the late 1800s, in Calico, California, considered the richest silver mining town in the West. From the time Kate steps off the train from New York City, she steps into California history. Her adventures mimic life in a mining town from witnessing a shooting in a saloon, to fighting a fire that threatens to destroy the town, to solving a murder mystery.
When the Squeaking Starts...
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,380. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Thriller and Suspense
What's an old Victorian mansion without a ghost or two? Sixteen-year-old Sandy Carlson quickly discovers something's amiss, when the squeaking starts and doors slam and frigid air suddenly fills a room and objects move for no rational reason. Chapters alternate between the Carlsons, the new owners, and the former owners whose struggles continue past their deaths.
A Date To Die For
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,510. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Thriller and Suspense
The stalker spots Stacey on her first day at Hollis High. Instant attraction. He begins by following her, secretly taking pictures, phoning her and hanging up. As she makes friends with other students, he feels threatened and responds with bolder actions--slashing car tires, breaking into her house. Time is running out for her as the stalker plans his last desperate attempt to "own" her.

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