Tess O'Connor

Biography

Tess is a graduate of Indiana University in Psychology and Sociology. She has lived all over the country, now residing in Salt Lake City, Utah. She is the mother of four children, all of whom had a contribution to the series be it advertising, research, art, or computer skills. Her sister was the constant force to finally getting the book published.

Tess began writing when she was a little girl, mainly scripts for her favorite TV shows. After college she even submitted some of those with favorable results, but no actual broadcast. She turned to narrative after reading some favorite authors; Robert Ludlum, William Diehl and Trevanian, wanting to write in that genre with a female voice. Other favorite authors include Jeffrey Archer, Ken Follett, Diana Gabaldon, Judith McNaught and JD Robb.

Books

No S.T.O.N.E. Unturned
Series: S.T.O.N.E., Book 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 87,130. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense
In the 5th and (most likely) final book of the S.T.O.N.E. Series, Geoff and Carrie are trying to decide if the ends justifies the means. They are faced with their most painful and heart wrenching obstacles yet to destroy S.T.O.N.E.. Their family is torn apart, the President may be compromised, and Diamond appears to be winning. They all find themselves asking: Is it worth it?
Turned to S.T.O.N.E.
Series: S.T.O.N.E., Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 94,230. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Adult, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
The fourth book of the STONE Series hits Carrie and Geoff with almost more than they could handle in ten lifetimes. After finally (6 years) tying the knot, they begin the process of trying to destroy STONE. Diamond not only anticipates this, but invites it. Measure upon counter-measure, risking everything, they plan for every contingency - except one. The one Diamond hopes will destroy them.
Mile S.T.O.N.E.
Series: S.T.O.N.E., Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 90,120. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense
In this third book of the STONE series, Geoff discovers the depth of his past with Stephen Courtney, Carrie's husband, that none of them could have predicted. Diamond sends Geoff to Germany to finally get the double agent who had set up Geoff and Steve to die six years earlier. While he is away, tragedy strikes which brings Geoff and Carrie closer together but puts Diamond even more on alert.
Stepping S.T.O.N.E.
Series: S.T.O.N.E., Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 92,670. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense
The second book of the series finds Diamond stepping up his efforts to destroy Carrie Courtney. He is thwarted not only by her ace in the hole, but her growing friendship and fragile trust built with Geoff Trevor, the ex STONE agent who is struggling with demons of his own. With Geoff's best friend, Carrie discovers dark secrets that could destroy them all.
Heart of S.T.O.N.E.
Series: S.T.O.N.E., Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 75,680. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense
Death, duty, and deception. Love, loss, and loyalty. STONE, a ruthlessly effective secret organization known only to its members, forces an unlikely partnering of a young widow of a STONE assassination and the only living ex-member of STONE - who may have been that assassin. What they uncover will lead them to doubting and suspecting everyone - even each other.

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