Mary Lee Tiernan

Biography

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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Books

The Early History of Sunland, CA: Volumes 1-8.
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 34,080. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century, Nonfiction » History » American
The late 19th century witnessed a population explosion in the West. Towns popped up across the landscape; some thrived for a few years and died. Others prospered. This is the story of one town that almost didn't make it.
Broken Hearts, Broken Bodies
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,870. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
In Book 5 of the Mahoney and Me Mystery Series, Detective Mahoney faces the daunting task of identifying a cruel serial killer.
Santa's Naughty List
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,620. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
In Book 4 of the Mahoney and Me Mystery Series, scammers posing as bell-ringers ruin the spirit of the season. What seems like an unrelated car accident involving a newcomer to Cedar Falls provides Detective Mahoney with valuable input in catching the gang of robbers.
Caught in Lies
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,230. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
In Book 3 of the Mahoney and Me Mystery Series, identity theft and impersonation lead Detective Mahoney and the narrator across the county to New York to find the connection between two ‘look-alikes’ who might be responsible for murder.
Mahoney and Me
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,620. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
In Book 2 of the Mahoney and Me Mystery Series, Cedar Falls is turned upside down by a bank robbery, kidnapping, and shooting of a police officer. While Mahoney investigates those crimes, the narrator contends with trouble at home by a jealous rival so fixated on Mahoney that she believes they are a couple, and the boyfriend fixated on her who goes after Mahoney.
Stopping in Lonely Places
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,330. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
In Book 1 of the Mahoney and Me Mystery Series, a mystery writer hooks up with a police detective to discover the identity of whoever is following her and threatening her.
Benson's Bad Boys
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,780. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 18th Century
True stories of murder and mayhem from the Old West. Benson, Arizona was founded as a railroad town in the San Pedro Valley in 1880 when Geronimo still roamed the valley and terrorized settlers and travelers. Benson never received the notoriety of its neighbor Tombstone, but the wild behavior of the Wild West—shootouts, saloons, hangings, fights—all happened in Benson.
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: 36,370. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Supernatural, 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
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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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