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Sighs Matter

by Marianne Stillings Avon (May 31, 2011)

It was a night of slow dances, heated looks, and for detective Taylor McKennitt, the Earth moved.

Unfortunately, so did the lovely Claire . . .

. . . right on out the door. Not that it wasn't the hottest night...


Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evie

by Marianne Stillings Avon (May 31, 2011)

Join a murder hunt where conflict and sexual tension is the name of the game...

Thomas Heyworth was a wealthy, internationally renowned mystery writer, a colourful character whose opinions and outspoken behaviour...


The Damsel in This Dress

by Marianne Stillings Avon (May 31, 2011)

Port Henry Ledger Book Review by Betsy Tremaine: Wrong guy has the write stuff in torrid love story

Let me tell you, dear reader, I've rarely been subjected to such drivel as I have in the novels of bestselling...


Dancing Dead

Sister Rose Callahan #6

by Deborah Woodworth Avon (November 04, 2014)

The curious are flocking to a quaint Kentucky village, where the North Homage Shakers have opened a hostel rumored to be inhabited by a nineteenth-century spirit. Business is booming even in the throes of the...


Killing Gifts

Sister Rose Callahan #5

by Deborah Woodworth Avon (November 04, 2014)

The Depression's winter gloom has crept into the summerhouse of the Hancock Shaker Village in Massachusetts. The dead body of a woman "of dubious reputation" -- a lost soul befriended by many of the brothers...


A Simple Shaker Murder

Sister Rose Callahan #4

by Deborah Woodworth Avon (December 23, 2014)

Despite the hardships of the Great Depression, Sister Rose Callahan's Shaker village of North Homage is surviving nicely. Now they have visitors—a group of "reformers" hoping to create a utopian community...


Sins of a Shaker Summer

Sister Rose Callahan #3

by Deborah Woodworth Avon (December 23, 2014)

Rose Callahan, newly appointed eldress of the community of Believers at the Kentucky Shaker viliage of North Homage, confesses to a nagging resentment toward Andrew, sent by the lead ministry in Mount Lebanon...


Deadly Shaker Spring

Sister Rose Callahan #2

by Deborah Woodworth Avon (December 23, 2014)

We have frightening enemies living among us, known by their strange dress. These so-called Shakers are shrewd and canny. . .a scourge; a tumor that must be sliced from our side . .

Sister Rose Callahan read the...


Death of a Winter Shaker

Sister Rose Callahan #1

by Deborah Woodworth Avon (December 23, 2014)

SISTER ROSE IS ON A MISSION... TO CATCH A KILLER

The peaceful Shakers, pledged to hard work, worship and nonviolence could scarcely believe there was a dead body in their herb house. The handsome young drifter...


A World the Color of Salt

by Noreen Ayres Avon (December 02, 2014)

Why would anyone want to kill Jerry Dwyer, the goofy, pleasant college kid who sold coffee at a convenience store? When the trail leads to the rough ex-con who is dating Smokey’s best friend, the case takes...


Silent Night

by C.J. Kyle Avon (October 28, 2014)

Christmas, Tennessee, is a town where no one locks their doors and the worst crime is a stolen bicycle. Until the night blood is found . . . but there's no body.

Police Chief Tucker Ambrose hopes it's just a...


Murder Unfolds

Stain-Busting Mysteries #5

by Sharon Short Avon (December 17, 2013)

As her big 3-0 approaches, Josie Toadfern's life seems more or less wrinkle-free. Since the laundromat owner, stain removal expert, and confirmed snoop's local stain-busting column went regional, she's become...


Hung Out to Die

Stain-Busting Mysteries #4

by Sharon Short Avon (December 17, 2013)

There's no fun in dysfunctional

Small-town laundress Josie Toadfern has her own fair share of dirty laundry—namely the Toadfern clan! Ostracized from the family unit ever since her parents dumped eight-year-old...


Death in the Cards

Stain-Busting Mysteries #3

by Sharon Short Avon (December 17, 2013)

Laundromat owner and stain removal expert Josie Toadfern knows her tiny twon's dirty clothes and most of its dirty little secrets. But an upcoming "Psychic Fair" is bringing a brand-new mess to Paradises, Ohio....


Death by Deep Dish Pie

Stain-Busting Mysteries #2

by Sharon Short Avon (December 17, 2013)

Like nearly everyone else in Paradise, Ohio, local laundromat owner and stain-removal expert Josie Toadfern eagerly awaits the upcoming July 4th Founders Day celebration with its highlight, the annual Breitenstrater...


Death of a Domestic Diva

Stain-Busting Mysteries #1

by Sharon Short Avon (December 17, 2013)

Need something troublesome and unsightly eliminated permanently? Call Josie Toadfern!

There is no stain on Earth that laundromat owner Josie Toadfern can't conquer, and she's offered to share her expertise on...


Tie Dyed and Dead

Stain-Busting Mysteries #6

by Sharon Short Avon (December 17, 2013)

As if running a successful laundromat and writing a perennially popular (and soon to be national!) household tips column weren't enough to keep Josie Toadfern busy, she's taken a gig on the side. The Mayfair...


Last Ditch

Leo Waterman #5

by G.M. Ford Avon (October 15, 2013)

In Leo Waterman, writer G.M. Ford has created a private detective who tackles cases armed with strong survival instincts--and a deadly sense of humor. In his fifth outing, Seattle's most uncompromising sleuth...


To Collar a Killer

by Lee Charles Kelley Avon (October 13, 2009)

In this delightful and witty third book in our wonderful series created by veteran dog trainer Lee Charles Kelley, a clever kennel owner, his lady love, and his loyal canines must solve their most sinister mystery...


One Dead Under the Cuckoo's Nest

Pauline Sokol #3

by Lori Avocato Avon (July 30, 2013)

When Pauline Sokol goes undercover to investigate brokers who match psychiatric patients with treatment facilities for high dollar bounties, she suddenly finds herself confined against her will in a mental hospital...


The Stiff and the Dead

Pauline Sokol #2

by Lori Avocato Avon (July 30, 2013)

This funny and charming second book in our promising new mass market mystery series features Pauline Sokol, a sassy 30–something ex–nurse turned medical insurance fraud investigator.

Pauline Sokol has just...


A Dose of Murder

Pauline Sokol #1

by Lori Avocato Avon (July 30, 2013)

After years of chasing around sniffly munchkins with a tongue depressor, nurse Pauline Sokol has had it. She's sick of being an "angel of mercy"—she'd like to raise some hell for once! But finding a new career...


Elements of Kill

by Christopher Lane Avon (November 01, 2011)

A mysterious ritual murder at a remote Alaskan oil rig brings an Inupiat Eskimo police detective back to the land of his People to catch a killer, and save his own hide.

Police Detective Ray Attla, an Inupiat...


Season of Death

by Christopher Lane Avon (November 01, 2011)

Inupiat police officer Ray Attla joins two of his police buddies for a three-day caribou hunt in the Alaskan Bush country. But when gear and supplies are lost, the trio fishes for food and pulls in the remains...


The Widows of Braxton County

by Jess Mcconkey Avon (July 23, 2013)

Widows of Braxton County by Jess McConkey is a haunting and suspenseful novel about family secrets and how well we really know the people we love.

 

Kate is looking forward to starting a new life with her new...


Irish Eyes

Callahan Garrity #8

by Mary Kay Andrews Avon (March 19, 2013)

Ex-cop Callahan Garrity was more than happy to leave the Atlanta P.D. behind her to start her own business -- the House Mouse cleaning service -- and to indulge in a bit of freelance private investigation on...


Woman in the Water

by Katerina Diamond Avon (November 11, 2019)

The breathtakingly twisty new thriller – guaranteed to shock and surprise

I’m alive. But I can’t be saved . . .

When a woman’s body is found submerged in icy water, police are shocked to find she...


House of War (Ben Hope, Book 20)

by Scott Mariani Avon (October 31, 2019)

The brand-new thriller from the Number One bestseller. ‘A gripping tale that will have you turning the pages well into the night’ MARK DAWSON

A DEADLY TERROR PLOT. A RACE AGAINST THE CLOCK. WILL EVIL PREVAIL?...


At Your Door (A DCI Anna Tate Crime Thriller, Book 2)

by J. P. Carter Avon (July 22, 2019)

What happens when the past comes back to kill you?

When DCI Anna Tate is called to the gruesome discovery of a dead woman found on Barnes Common, she is plunged into a high?profile investigation involving a...


The Missing Wife

by Sam Carrington Avon (June 27, 2019)

You think you know those closest to you. You are wrong…

A sleep-deprived new mother approaching her fortieth birthday, the very last thing Louisa wants to do is celebrate.

But when her friend Tiff organises...


The Girl Before You

by Nicola Rayner Avon (May 27, 2019)

‘So addictive, it should come with a health warning’ Observer

She was his.

She was perfect.

And then, she was gone.

If you liked My Lovely Wife, you’ll love this.

Alice has always been haunted by the...


Tick Tock

by Mel Sherratt Avon (May 02, 2019)

‘Fans of MARTINA COLE will love this’ Katerina Diamond

A gripping new series from million-copy bestseller Mel Sherratt.

Praise for Mel Sherratt:

‘I love all Mel Sherratt’s books’ IAN RANKIN

‘Twists...


Perfect Crime (A DI Callanach Thriller, Book 5)

by Helen Fields Avon (April 18, 2019)

Your darkest moment is your most vulnerable…

Stephen Berry is about to jump off a bridge until a suicide prevention counsellor stops him. A week later, Stephen is dead. Found at the bottom of a cliff, DI Luc...


A Mother’s Secret

by Tess Stimson Avon (April 18, 2019)

Of course you trust your family…

But should you?

‘Dark, twisty and addictive. I couldn't put it down’ LISA JEWELL

On the outside, Maddie is a happy young mother, running a charity as well as a household....


Envy

by Amanda Robson Avon (April 04, 2019)

She wants your life – and she’ll do anything to get it…

Erica has always wanted to be exactly like her neighbour, Faye: beautiful, thin, and a mother. But Faye’s life isn’t as perfect as it seems –...


Sleep

by C.L. Taylor Avon (March 18, 2019)

Seven guests. Seven secrets. One killer. Do you dare to SLEEP?

‘Beware! Sleep does not do what it says on the tin: I was awake until the small hours under its dark and twisty spell.’ FIONA BARTON

All Anna...


My Sister’s Lies

by S.D. Robertson Avon (March 21, 2019)

The USA Today and Kindle Top #25 Bestseller

‘A real tear-jerker’ THE SUN

‘A stunning read’ MIRANDA DICKINSON

For a decade, Hannah’s life has been pretty close to perfect – she has a great job,...


A Version of the Truth: A twisting, clever read for fans of Anatomy of a Scandal

by B P Walter Avon (March 20, 2019)

We all see what we want to see…

Readers love B P Walter:

‘Character driven, tense and skilfully woven over two timelines, this is a brilliant read.’ Amazon Reviewer

‘The writing is tense and atmospheric.’...


Keep Her Close

by M.J. Ford Avon (March 07, 2019)

His hand went around her middle, and the other came up over her face, holding some sort of material against her nose and mouth. He dragged her backwards, trailing her scrabbling feet …

When a young woman...


The Couple’s Secret

by B P Walter Avon (February 07, 2019)

‘Devilishly well-plotted, crisply written – and a hell of a lot of fun. What a smashing debut!’ A.J. Finn, author of The Woman in the Window

We all see what we want to see…

2019: Julianne is preparing...


Apple of My Eye

by Claire Allan Avon (January 24, 2019)

‘Utterly addictive. Compulsive, twisty, tense.’ CLAIRE DOUGLAS, author of Local Girl Missing

Just how far is a mother willing to go?

When a mysterious note arrives for seven months pregnant nurse Eliana...


The Stranger in Our Home

by Sophie Draper Avon (November 29, 2018)

Have you been bad enough?

When her stepmother dies unexpectedly, Caro returns to her childhood home in the rural English countryside. She hadn’t seen Elizabeth in years, but the remote farmhouse offers...


Hush Hush: The most gripping crime thriller of 2018

by Mel Sherratt Avon (November 26, 2018)

‘An absolute masterpiece. Twisty, turny and full of surprises!’ Angela Marsons

A gripping new series from million-copy bestseller Mel Sherratt.

‘I love all Mel Sherratt’s books’ IAN RANKIN

‘Twists...


The Widow Next Door: The most chilling of new crime thriller books that you will read in 2018

by L.A. Detwiler Avon (November 12, 2018)

A beautiful house. A new beginning. The almost perfect neighbours…

When newlyweds Jane and Alex Clarke move into an idyllic house on the quaint Bristol Lane, they are excited for a new beginning in what will...


One Little Lie

by Sam Carrington Avon (October 01, 2018)

The latest book from the USA Today bestseller… ‘My name is Alice. And my son is a murderer.’

Deborah’s son was killed four years ago. Alice’s son is in prison for committing that crime.

Deborah would...


The Promise

by Katerina Diamond Avon (September 20, 2018)

From the #1 bestseller and Queen of Thrillers comes a gripping suspense perfect for fans of Karin Slaughter and Angela Marsons

No one can protect you from your past…

When a young woman is found strangled...


Perfect Silence

DI Callanach #4

by Helen Fields Avon (August 23, 2018)

‘Relentless pace, devilish cleverness and a laser-sharp focus on plot.’ Chris Brookmyre

When silence falls, who will hear their cries?

The body of a young girl is found dumped on the roadside on the outskirts...


Kiss of Death (Detective Mark Heckenburg, Book 7)

DS Heckenburg #7

by Paul Finch Avon (August 09, 2018)

Could this be the end for Heck?

The Sunday Times bestseller returns with an unforgettable crime thriller. Fans of MJ Arlidge and Stuart MacBride won’t be able to put this down.

Don’t let them catch you…...


11 Missed Calls: A gripping psychological thriller that will have you on the edge of your seat

by Elisabeth Carpenter Avon (July 26, 2018)

Here are two things I know about my mother:

1. She had dark hair, like mine.

2. She wasn’t very happy at the end.

Anna has always believed that her mother, Debbie, died 30 years ago on the night she disappeared....


Death’s Door

by Paul Finch Avon (June 29, 2018)

A new short story from the Sunday Times bestselling author of Stalkers, with an exclusive first look at the newest book, Kiss of Death!

Obsession makes the heart grow fonder . . .

When a stalking case lands...