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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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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 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...


The Rebel: A gripping thriller about facing your worst fear

by Jaime Raven Avon (April 05, 2018)

From the author of The Madam and The Mother comes a gripping new thriller that will have everyone talking!

‘I absolutely flipping well loved it’ Gingerbookgeek Sometimes you have to take the law into your...


Hold My Hand

by M.J. Ford Avon (March 08, 2018)

‘Superb, gritty and realistic’ MEL SHERRATT, million copy bestseller

How long do you hunt for the missing?

A horrible vanishing act…

When a young Josie Masters sees a boy wearing a red football shirt,...


Perfect Prey

DI Callanach #2

by Helen Fields Avon (July 27, 2017)

‘Without doubt, this is one of the best detective series I have read.’ Woman’s Way Magazine

Your new addiction starts here: get hooked on the #1 bestselling series. Perfect for fans of Karin Slaughter...


Perfect Remains

DI Callanach #1

by Helen Fields Avon (January 26, 2017)

‘Must read!’ Closer

‘I love, love, LOVE Perfect Remains!’ Reader review

‘A superb debut!’ Reader review

On a remote Highland mountain, the body of Elaine Buxton is burning. All that will be left...


The Alibi

by Jaime Raven Avon (December 29, 2016)

A perfect crime needs a perfect alibi…

Crime reporter Beth Chambers is committed to uncovering the truth – and she’s not afraid of bending the rules to get there.

When troubled soap star Megan Fuller is...


The Secret

by Katerina Diamond Avon (October 20, 2016)

THE NUMBER ONE BESTSELLER

‘Diamond is the master of gripping literature’ EVENING STANDARD

‘The Queen of Grip-lit is back… All hail the new Queen of Crime!’ HEAT

‘A web of a plot that twists and turns...


Strangers

by Paul Finch Avon (September 22, 2016)

‘A fast-paced, terrifying journey.’ RACHEL ABBOTT

‘A born storyteller.’ PETER JAMES

A stranger is just a killer you haven’t met yet… The SUNDAY TIMES bestseller returns with the next big thing to...


Strangers (Free Sampler)

by Paul Finch Avon (June 09, 2016)

“A fast-paced, terrifying journey” RACHEL ABBOTT

Dark, gritty and always edge-of-your-seat: the NO.1 BESTSELLER is back with a standout new heroine…

Unknown, alone, and fearing for your life.

As PC Lucy...


Something's Cooking: An Angie Amalfi Mystery

Angie Amalfi #1

by Joanne Pence Avon (January 03, 2012)

The heat is on

Life's a banquet for Angelina Amalfi—a gourmet chef and food writer with enough sass and spunk for two. But things start to go really bad really fast when the man who's been contributing unusual...


Too Many Cooks: An Angie Amalfi Mystery

Angie Amalfi #2

by Joanne Pence Avon (January 03, 2012)

After talking her way into a job on a pompous, third-rate chef's radio call-in-show, Angie Amalfi has visions of a new career to go along with her hot, new romance with Paavo Smith, a gorgeous homocide detective....


Cook's Night Out: An Angie Amalfi Mystery

Angie Amalfi #5

by Joanne Pence Avon (January 03, 2012)

Foodie Angie Amalfi has decided to make her culinary name by creating the perfect chocolate confection: angelinas. Donating her delicious rejects to the Random Acts of Kindness Mission in San Francisco, Angie...


Cooking Most Deadly: An Angie Amalfi Mystery

Angie Amalfi #4

by Joanne Pence Avon (January 03, 2012)

Although food writer and dilettante chef Angie Amalfi is ready to start thinking about cutting a wedding cake with her delectable homicide detective boyfriend Paavo Smith, Paavo's got other things on his mind—mainly,...


If Cooks Could Kill

Angie Amalfi #10

by Joanne Pence Avon (December 27, 2011)

With another failed business behind her, dilettante chef Angie Amalfi is cooking up a new scheme: Pairing up her best friend Connie with a handsome professional football player who just happens to be related...


Two Cooks A-Killing

Angie Amalfi #11

by Joanne Pence Avon (December 27, 2011)

Nothing could drag chef Angie Amalfi away from San Francisco and her beloved policeman fiance Paavo Smith –– except for a job preparing the banquet her all–time favorite soap opera characters will consume...


Courting Disaster

Angie Amalfi #12

by Joanne Pence Avon (December 27, 2011)

This twelfth culinary mystery from Joanne Pence has everything a mystery reader could ever want: romance, intrigue and, of course, murder. Loveable amateur sleuth and budding chef Angie Amalfi continues her...


A Cook in Time

Angie Amalfi #7

by Joanne Pence Avon (December 27, 2011)

In this 7th delightful culinary mystery from Joanne Pence, dilettante chef Angie Amalfi gets entangled with a group of UFO–chasers and government conspiracy nuts, while trying to get her new business off the...


Bell, Cook, and Candle

Angie Amalfi #9

by Joanne Pence Avon (December 27, 2011)

A Dash of Darkness

For once Angie Amalfi's newest culinary venture, "Comical Cakes," seems to be a roaring success! There's nothing funny, however, about her homicide detective boyfriend Paavo Smith's latest...


Cooks Overboard

Angie Amalfi #6

by Joanne Pence Avon (December 20, 2011)

In this 6th delightful culinary mystery from Joanne Pence, dilettante chef Angie Amalfi plans a romantic cruise with her hunky boyfriend, but hits rough water when murder becomes part of the itinerary.

Food...


Cooking Up Trouble: An Angie Amalfi Mystery

Angie Amalfi #3

by Joanne Pence Avon (December 20, 2011)

Chef Angie Amalfi can't wait to take off from the city for a week to help devise a delicious vegetarian menu for a lovely new B&B in scenic northern California. The not-yet-open-for-business Hill Haven Inn will...


To Catch a Cook

Angie Amalfi #8

by Joanne Pence Avon (December 20, 2011)

A Nasty Stew

Between her latest "sure–fire" foray into the food industry—video restaurant reviews—and her concern over boyfriend Homicide Detective Paavo Smith‘s depressed state, Angie Amalfi‘s plate...


The Da Vinci Cook

Angie Amalfi #14

by Joanne Pence Avon (December 20, 2011)

Angie Amalfi is close to one of the biggest breaks of her rocky culinary career—a chance to co–write a cookbook with a famous chef. But as she scrambles to prepare for the impending interview, her realtor...


The Teacher

by Katerina Diamond Avon (March 10, 2016)

The #1 bestseller with over a quarter of a million copies sold

‘A terrific story, originally told. All hail the new Queen of Crime!’ HEAT

‘A web of a plot that twists and turns and keeps the reader on...


Red Hot Murder

Angie Amalfi #13

by Joanne Pence Avon (December 13, 2011)

Dilettante chef Angie Amalfi doubts if she'll actually survive her engagement to San Francisco homicide detective Paavo Smith, what with her meddling mom micromanaging the whole affair. So Angie leaps at the...


Through the Darkness: A Hannah Ives Mystery

Hannah Ives #6

by Marcia Talley Avon (December 13, 2011)

Cancer survivor Hannah Ives looked Death in the eye . . . and walked away victorious. But the terror she once felt in its shadow pales before the ice-cold fear that now grips her heart in the wake of an unthinkable...


This Enemy Town: A Hannah Ives Mystery

Hannah Ives #5

by Marcia Talley Avon (November 29, 2011)

Hannah Ives is always ready to support others like herself who have been through the gauntlet of fear and uncertainty that a diagnosis of cancer often brings. So when friend and fellow survivor Dorothy Hart...


Feliz Navidead

by Ann Myers Avon (October 25, 2016)

Holly, jolly, and downright deadly—the third Santa Fe Café mystery unwraps surprises both naughty and nice . . . It’s the most picturesque time of theyear in Santa Fe, and Chef Rita Lafitte of Tres Amigas...


Like a Dog With a Bone

by Lee Charles Kelley Avon (October 06, 2009)

Returning to Maine after a blissful honeymoon in Mexico, kennel owner Jack Field and his smart and sexy bride, chief medical examiner Dr. Jamie Cutter, are ready to fulfill a promise made to a new friend they...