Tierney James, Author

Lipstick & Danger

Once Upon a Time -Wait is that right?

Posted on Apr 29, 2021 by   1 Comment | Posted in Uncategorized

Years ago, I visited The Field Museum in Chicago, a museum of natural history. I could remember standing in front of a display case with a life size mannequin of a Pawnee warrior. I was smitten for some unknown reason. I glanced away for just a moment. My peripheral vision picked up movement in the… [Read more]

Dark Side of Noon

Posted on Mar 31, 2021 by   No Comments Yet | Posted in Uncategorized

Chapter 1 She ran. Even though she couldn’t see it, she had no doubt it hunted her. Something. The sounds of whispers, the smell of sweet breath and smoke, engulfed her when she stopped to stare from the overlook to the valley below. Spinning around, she could feel its presence. Waiting. The hair on her… [Read more]

#7 Successes & Failures

Posted on Jan 11, 2021 by   8 Comments | Posted in Uncategorized

2020 was a pretty ridiculous year; murder hornets, COVID-19, new strains of COVID-19, vaccine rollout, unemployment, election drama, asteroid warnings, toilet paper shortages, civil unrest, Tiger King came to Netflix, government announces (sort of) that UFOs are real, mask-wearing controversary, and home schooling becomes a thing. That doesn’t cover the events around the world or… [Read more]


Posted on Aug 25, 2020 by   6 Comments | Posted in Uncategorized

As you know by now, a pandemic, political and social unrest can change everything. Never did I imagine I could go to a bank, wearing a mask and ask for money! My friends in big cities have sent me pictures of grocery store shelves nearly empty. The price of gas has fallen because people just… [Read more]


Posted on Jul 17, 2020 by   3 Comments | Posted in Uncategorized

It’s always fun to start promoting a new book. This one was a long time coming. When I started Invisible Goodbye, I got sucked into two other projects and had to put this one on hold. I couldn’t start writing again until January 2020. Strangely enough, I began to get pop-ups on travel to Russia…. [Read more]

Confession of An OK Prepper #5 – Backyard Bonanza

Posted on Mar 30, 2020 by   4 Comments | Posted in Uncategorized

During this remarkable time when you could trade a four-pack of toilet paper for a three-bedroom house, it is amazing to me that we have forgotten how to prepare for the unexpected. What about the other empty shelves at the grocery store you’ve been seeing? What if the farmers have a bad year of drought,… [Read more]

Backpack Like a Survivor From The Walking Dead – Confessions of An OK Prepper.

Posted on Mar 27, 2020 by   5 Comments | Posted in Uncategorized

You’re driving home from a short trip to visit some friends in another city. On the way back you begin to hear about a national emergency on the radio. Before you can piece it all together you glance at your gas tank. Almost empty. Unfortunately, the next two stations you try to fill up have… [Read more]

Confessions of An OK Prepper – #3 The Medic

Posted on Mar 20, 2020 by   2 Comments | Posted in Uncategorized

In preparation for this post I needed to check myself out to see exactly what I had on hand. Keep in mind I’ve gathered and stored things for years. It all started when I got married and had $100 a month for groceries and medical supplies. My husband was still in college and I had… [Read more]

Confessions of an OK Prepper #2 Food

Posted on Mar 8, 2020 by   6 Comments | Posted in Uncategorized

Most people have this idea that a prepper lives way off grid, surrounded by rugged terrain and booby traps. They come armed and dangerous. I’m here to tell you that isn’t true. The person living next door to you may very well be a prepper. I mean look at me! I’m as prissy as they… [Read more]

Confessions of an OK Prepper #1

Posted on Mar 4, 2020 by   20 Comments | Posted in Uncategorized

The time will come when you need to have a plan in place to save yourself, your family and love ones—maybe your neighborhood or community. What will you do to survive? Will you write the novel that shows how clever and prepared you are? Do you know where to begin? Have you even thought about… [Read more]

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