Ronald Tierney

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Ronald Tierney was born December 12, 1944 in Indianapolis, Indiana. After years as a writer, newspaper editor and communications director, Tierney began writing mysteries in the late 1980s. The Stone Veil introduced semi-retired, Indianapolis-based private investigator Deets Shanahan. The book was a finalist in St. Martin's Press "Best First Private Eye Novel" competition. It was also nominated for the Private Eye Writers of America Shamus Award for "Best First Novel." Tierney lives in San Francisco. He is a member of the Authors Guild, Mystery Writers of America, and the Private Eye Writers of America. Tierney's novels have been published by the UK's Severn House, St. Martin's Press and Dutton (Penguin Group).

The "Deets" Shanahan Mystery Series[edit]

  • The Stone Veil, 1990
  • The Steel Web, 1991
  • The Iron Glove, 1992
  • The Concrete Pillow, 1995
  • Nickel-Plated Soul, 2005
  • Platinum Canary, 2005
  • Glass Chameleon, 2006
  • Asphalt Moon, 2007
  • Bloody Palms, 2008
  • Bullet Beach, 2010
  • Killing Frost, 2015

The Carly Paladino / Noah Lang Mysteries[edit]

  • Death in Pacific Heights, 2009
  • Death in North Beach, 2010
  • Mascara, Death in the Tenderloin, novella 2011
  • Death in the Haight, novella 2012

Other Novels[edit]

  • Eclipse of the Heart, 1993
  • Good to the Last Kiss, 2011
  • Blue Dragon, novella 2015

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