Thriller Writer Tj O'Connor

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The Pappa Files: The Great Valentine’s Day Conspiracy

February 14, a day that lives in infamy… who the heck came up with this financial vacuum? Was it truly based on Saint. Valentine from the Roman Church? Was it based on the Greek God, Eros? Or is it true that the holiday is the manifestation of the greeting card and...

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A Crazy-Ass Author’s Christmas & New Year’s Resolutions

Christmas: So, what wild gifts does an anti-terrorism consultant and author get from his beloved family? Here’s a short list of the wild things… (and I’m listing only those wild and crazy things. My family is very generous with this old dude). Night Vision...

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The Pappa Files: “The House Boy”

Sometimes, it’s hard being me. No, no, it’s true. By day, I’m a consultant supporting Homeland Security (and a man among dogs and cats). By night, early mornings, and weekends, I am an author. Sometimes, all that takes a backseat to my real lot in life—house boy. Full...

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I Love the Boo-Too

If you are reading this, then you will learn herein . . . I am dead. Murdered. Struck down in the prime highpoint mid-point . . . er, late-prime, early twilight-ish. The police came. They crime scene investigated. They left. Case unsolved. But then, I’m just a nobody...

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I Love the Boo-Part I

Let the Chaos Begin I am a consultant, author, Harley pilot, a man about dogs and cats, father, and Pappa. These are my stories… We all have our favorite. For me, it’s Fall and Halloween. Warm days. Chilly nights. The scent of falling leaves and the rustling of those...

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The Pappa Files: “That’s A Dollar.” 

Pappa Date: September 23, 2023. Somewhere in Winchester, Virginia. I am Pappa. There are many pappas. But I am unique. Trust me. I am an anti-terrorism consultant by profession. An author of numerous novels by devotion. A Harley Davidson pilot, a man about dogs (and...

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I first fell in love with writing while in grade school and over the years continued to dabble with characters and stories whenever life allowed. Lately, I've focused my energy on pursuing this dream—interrupted only by life as a security consultant and the demands of two Labrador retrievers.

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