Merry Jones

Biography

Merry Jones is a versatile writer whose work includes mystery, non-fiction and humor.

She has a new thriller series, including SUMMER SESSION, BEHIND THE WALLS, and, as of Jan.1, 2013, WINTER BREAK.

Her riveting Zoe Hayes mystery series includes THE NANNY MURDERS, THE RIVER KILLINGS, THE DEADLY NEIGHBORS, and THE BORROWED AND BLUE MURDERS.

Humor books include I LOVE HIM, BUT..., I LOVE HER, BUT...(as Robin Jones), IF SHE WEREN'T MY BEST FRIEND, I'D KILL HER, PLEASE DON'T KISS ME AT THE BUS STOP, and AMERICA'S DUMBEST DATES.

Non-fiction works are BIRTHMOTHERS: WOMEN WHO RELINQUISHED BABIES FOR ADOPTION TELL THEIR STORIES, and STEPMOTHERS: KEEPING IT TOGETHER WITH YOUR HUSBAND AND HIS KIDS.

Jones is married, the mother of two. She lives outside Philadelphia, is a member of Mystery Writers of America, The Authors Guild, and The Philadelphia Liars Club.

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Books

The Borrowed and Blue Murders
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 88,270. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Days before her wedding to Nick Stiles, Zoe Hayes finds a dead jogger on her back patio. Nick's brothers are in town, and she finds clues that at least one of them is not who he pretends to be. When her babysitter has a breakdown, her wedding planner is attacked and a psychotic former patient goes after her family, Zoe is caught in intrigue and danger that threaten much more than her wedding.
The Deadly Neighbors
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 105,020. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Neighbors are shocked when a woman's body is discovered in the kitchen of Zoe Hayes's estranged father, Walter. In fact, it looks like Walter may have killed her. But as Zoe investigates, she finds that the neighbors are involved in some shocking shenanigans. Trying to prove Walter's innocence, Zoe encounters a deadly ring of organized criminals, grisly murders, and scary secrets of her past.
The River Killings
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,040. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
In this page-turning sequel to THE NANNY MURDERS, Zoe Hayes returns in a tale set along Philadelphia's Boathouse Row. Zoe and buddy Susan Cummings take sculling lessons. One evening, practicing on the river, Susan's oar catches on what turns out to be a woman's dress. The boat flips and the two find themselves among a throng of floating bodies. And in the midst of a sinister,dangerous plot.
The Nanny Murders
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,610. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
a mesmerizing page-turner, the nanny murders is about missing nannies who disappear from a close-knit philadelphia neighborhood, one by one. art therapist and adoptive mom, zoe hayes becomes mired in the mystery when her daughter, molly, makes a grisly discovery while playing in the snow. what seemed a piece of litter turns out to be a human finger. soon, helping police, zoe is prey...

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