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Stephen P. Kiernan

Biography

Stephen P. Kiernan

Award-winning journalist Stephen P. Kiernan is a graduate of Middlebury College, and has earned an MA from the Writing Seminars at Johns Hopkins University and an MFA in fiction from the Iowa Writers Workshop. He has written two works of nonfiction --- LAST RIGHTS and AUTHENTIC PATRIOTISM --- that promoted civic engagement. He lives in Vermont with his two sons. THE CURIOSITY is his first novel.

Books by Stephen P. Kiernan

by Stephen P. Kiernan - Fiction

Deborah Birch is a seasoned hospice nurse whose daily work requires courage and compassion. But her skills and experience are tested when her easygoing husband, Michael, returns from his third deployment to Iraq haunted by nightmares, anxiety, and rage. She is determined to help him heal, and to restore the loving marriage they once had. At the same time, Deborah’s primary patient is Barclay Reed, a retired history professor and expert in the Pacific Theater of World War II whose career ended in academic scandal. Alone in the world, the embittered professor is dying. As Barclay begrudgingly comes to trust Deborah, he tells her stories from that long-ago war, which help her find a way to help her husband battle his demons.

by Stephen P. Kiernan - Fiction, Science Fiction, Suspense, Thriller

Dr. Kate Philo and her scientific exploration team make a breathtaking discovery in the Arctic: the body of a man buried deep in the ice. Remarkably, the frozen man is brought back to the lab and successfully reanimated. Kate and the man, who turns out to be Judge Jeremiah Rice, grow closer. But the clock is ticking and Jeremiah’s new life is slipping away...and all too soon, Kate must decide how far she is willing to go to protect the man she has come to love.