Rosemary McCracken Email to a Friend Teacher:Rosemary McCracken Biography:Rosemary McCracken writes the Pat Tierney mystery series. Safe Harbor, the first novel in the series, was shortlisted for Britain's 2010 Debut Dagger Award. Published by Imajin Books, Safe Harbor (2012) is followed by Black Water (2013) and Raven Lake (2016). Pat Tierney short stories have appeared in the crime fiction anthologies Thirteen (“The Sweetheart Scamster,” a finalist for the 2014 Derringer Award), World Enough and Crime (“Antonia”) and Thirteen O'Clock (“Nick of Time”). Jack Batten, the Toronto Star's crime fiction reviewer, calls Pat a hugely attractive sleuth figure. Rosemary has worked as a reporter, arts writer and reviewer, and editor at newspapers across Canada.