Ava Stone


Ava Stone is a USA Today bestselling author of Regency historical romance and college age New Adult romance. Whether in the 19th Century or the 21st, her books explore deep themes but with a light touch. A single mother, Ava lives outside Raleigh NC, but she travels extensively, always looking for inspiration for new stories and characters in the various locales she visits.

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The Duke's Christmas Greetings
Series: Regency Christmas Summons. Pre-release—available November 3, 2015. Price: $3.99 USD. Language: English. Published by NightShiftPublishing. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas, Fiction » Romance » Regency
The powerful Duke of Danby is at it again! 1816 was the year without a summer, but what a Christmas it will be when His Grace finally turns his matchmaking machinations to distant branches of the Whitton family tree. Collection One includes: Ava Stone’s Lady Patience’s Christmas Kitten Rose Gordon’s Mistletoe and Michaelmas Lily George’s A Christmas Courtship
One More Haunted Evening
Series: Haunted Regency. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 107,250. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2015 by AvaStone1. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
Three London gentlemen return to Marisdùn Castle this fall for another haunted Samhain masquerade. But when a powerful entity is accidentally released inside the castle walls, all bets are off and the lives of the three gentlemen will never be the same again.
One More On the Rocks
Price: Free! Words: 6,100. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Short stories, Fiction » Romance » New adult
Romantic Kristin Cooper hopes a little R&R on board a Spring Break cruise with her sister Kelly will help keep her mind off being dumped by her longtime boyfriend. When she meets sexy contractor Brian Gilles in the hot tub, her heart sets sail. ** A Desolate Sun Spring Break Short Story
Prelude to a Haunted Evening
Price: Free! Words: 3,370. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Short stories, Fiction » Romance » Regency
On the precipice of their journey to Ravenglass (found in One More Haunted Evening), Lord Quentin Post and his sisters prepare to visit Marisdùn Castle for the Samhain Masquerade of 1816. However, each sibling is focused on his/her own individual hopes and dreams for the trip ahead, and a couple of secrets are kept here and there.
A Regency Christmas Pact
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 115,810. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2015 by Night Shift Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas, Fiction » Romance » Regency
After attending the funeral of an old school friend, five Regency gentlemen make a pact never to marry, convinced it will save them from meeting the same fate. Five Regency Christmas novellas from USA Today Bestselling authors - Ava Stone, Jerrica Knight-Catania, Jane Charles, Aileen Fish and Julie Johnstone
A Summons From the Duke of Danby
Series: Regency Christmas Summons, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 105,060. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2015 by Night Shift Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Regency, Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
5 Revised and Reissued Classics! The powerful Duke of Danby summons all of his wayward grandchildren home for the holidays. Previously found in A Summons From Yorkshire (out of print) and A Summons From His Grace (out of print) A Summons From the Castle (out of print) Collection #2 of 2
One Little Kiss
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 874,920. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General, Fiction » Anthologies » General
ONE LITTLE KISS can lead to so much more! The award-winning authors of Red Door Reads take you from the breathless excitement of one kiss and on to a collection of twelve stories--each one the start of a beloved series. Meet lovers from the majestic Middle Ages, to the sparkling Regency, the wonderful Wild West, and the best of today's Romantic Suspense and charming Contemporary Romance!
The Lady Vanishes
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 33,540. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Regency, Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
Callie Eilbeck has always avoided Marisdun Castle, there’s something about it that has terrified her from her youngest days. But after a chance encounter with the castle’s new owner and falling fast for handsome marquess, Callie vanishes without a trace just like the castle’s former mistress. Is one of Bradenham’s friends responsible for her disappearance? Or has the castle claimed another victim?
For Every Season
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 89,520. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Regency, Fiction » Romance » Short stories
Four Regency Season's Novellas from Ava Stone - A Counterfeit Christmas Summons, By Any Other Name, My Lord Hercules, and A Bit of Mistletoe
Promises Made
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 31,760. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Regency, Fiction » Romance » Historical
Lady Elspeth MacLaren loves everything about London - the ballrooms, the entertainments, the handsome single lords in want of a wife. Unfortunately, she already has a betrothed...She just doesn't know it yet.
Catch Me Now
Series: Desolate Sun, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,210. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » New adult, Fiction » Romance » Short stories
A failed history midterm lands Nate Carey on academic probation, which puts his Wheston baseball scholarship in jeopardy. Looking for a one-night distraction from his problems, a girl at a local club captures his full attention. But will she capture his heart when he least expects it?
Live Like You Mean It
Series: Desolate Sun, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 81,070. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » New adult, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Bad boy rocker Brody won't let anyone stand in the way of his pursuit of a music career. When he meets single mom Leah, his outlook on his future starts to change. Leah falls hard for Brody, even though she knows it's a bad idea. But she can't seem to help herself.
Week At the Beach
Series: Desolate Sun. Price: Free! Words: 4,820. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » New adult, Fiction » Romance » Short stories
Georgia is slightly high maintenance, and she's not terribly happy with the vacation rental her sorority sister booked for the week. But when she meets the sexy, laid back guy in the beach house next door, she decides a few days on Ash Isle might not be so bad after all.
One Haunted Evening
Series: Haunted Regency. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 187,780. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2014 by AvaStone1. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Regency, Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
Six friends head to the Lake District, after one of them inherits a haunted castle, with the purpose of hosting a Samhain masquerade party. Along the way three of them find true love in this Haunted Regency anthology.
A Scandalous Deception
Series: Scandalous, Book 8. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 65,980. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Regency, Fiction » Romance » Historical
Everyone knows Lady Felicity Pierce has been widowed for three years, except she hasn't been. Lissy escaped the clutches of her dangerous husband but lost any chance for a happy future in the process. Her harrowing escape would be for naught should anyone ever learn the truth. If only her husband had been the man she thought he was. If only he'd been more like Phineas Granard, Viscount Carraway.
An Encounter at Hyde Park
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 108,490. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2014 by Night Shift Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Regency, Fiction » Romance » Historical
Bestselling Regency Romance authors - Karen Hawkins, Ava Stone, Claudia Dain and Deb Marlowe - each tell exciting tales of lovers who meet along the paths of Hyde Park.
A Bit of Mistletoe
Series: Regency Seasons Novellas, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 25,750. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Regency, Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
Everett Casemore, the Marquess of Berkswell, returns home for Christmas, slightly shaken by the death of an old friend. Determined not suffer the same fate at the hands of a woman, Berks resolves himself to eternal bachelorhood. Unfortunately, both his resolve and his peace of mind are threated by the arrival of a very pretty, but most unsuitable lady.
In The Stars
Series: Scandalous Encounters, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 28,230. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Regency, Fiction » Romance » Short stories
A mysterious fortuneteller informs Miss Wilhelmina Throssell that she’ll soon meet her true love - a one-eyed commander - and Mina can think of little else. When she learns her father has arranged her marriage to a handsome viscount with two working eyes, she'll have to decide whether her future is in the stars or if she has a say in her own fate.
My Lord Hercules
Series: Regency Seasons Novellas, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 23,850. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Regency, Fiction » Romance » Short stories
Miss Miranda Bartlett is on a mission to locate her missing friend, and she’ll do whatever it takes to get the answers she seeks - even if that means dressing like a dandy, sneaking into a gaming hell, and surrounding herself with London’s worst reprobates. However, bumping into a Herculean gentleman along the way was not anything she could have planned for.
Encounter With an Adventurer
Series: Scandalous Encounters, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,130. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Regency, Fiction » Romance » Historical
Lucinda Potts would do just about anything to get out of her brother's home and out from under her hateful sister-in-law's thumb. After an encounter with the gadabout and notorious Lord Brookfield, Lucy is more determined than ever to escape London for a life of adventure. Unfortunately, the his lordship seems just as determined to stand firmly in her way.
A Counterfeit Christmas Summons
Series: Regency Seasons Novellas, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,750. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Regency, Fiction » Romance » Historical
Lady Emma Whitton has decided it's time to take her future in her own hands and pens a holiday invitation (in her brother's hand) to the man she's loved since she was a child. * Lord Heathfield isn't certain what to make of the very strange summons he received, but with his curiosity piqued, he heads north to Danby Castle only to find his very orderly life has been turned upside down.
By Any Other Name
Series: Regency Seasons Novellas, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 23,600. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Regency, Fiction » Romance » Historical
Lady Philippa Casemore is under strict orders to avoid a certain Earl of St. Austell. Unfortunately, the opium-laced brandy she'd unintentionally downed the previous night has made it impossible to remember what the scoundrel looks like. And when she suddenly meets the devilishly handsome Lord Colebrooke, she'll be lucky to remember her own name. * Previously found in The Betting Season
Heroes Returned Trilogy
Series: Scandalous. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 119,650. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Regency, Fiction » Romance » Historical
Three officers return to England after the Napoleonic Wars. This is a compilation of Ava Stone's Scandalous Series - Heroes Returned Trilogy includes - My Favorite Major, The English Lieutenant's Lady, and To Catch a Captain.
To Catch a Captain (Regency Romance Book 3)
Series: Scandalous, Book 7. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,030. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Regency, Fiction » Romance » Historical
Returned from the Peninsular wars, Captain Russell Avery thinks he's found the perfect distraction from his recent troubles. Unfortunately, Miss Bridget Kelly is more than the maid he thinks her to be.
A Season to Remember (A Regency Season Book)
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 72,830. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2012 by Jerrica Knight-Catania. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Regency, Fiction » Romance » Historical
Three enchanting love stories, one Little Season to Remember. Bestselling authors Ava Stone, Jerrica Knight-Catania, and Jane Charles tell the stories of the Bartlett siblings as they make their way through the Little Season of 1813.
The English Lieutenant's Lady (Regency Romance Book 2)
Series: Scandalous, Book 6. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,530. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Regency, Fiction » Romance » Historical
Fresh from the Battle of Waterloo, Lieutenant Tristan Avery returns home and promptly falls in love with his brother's fiancee. Now Lieutenant Avery is caught in a battle between his love and his honor.
Another Scandalous Bundle (Regency Bundle)
Series: Scandalous. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 181,000. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Regency, Fiction » Romance » Historical
A Scandalous Pursuit and A Scandalous Past, books 3 and 4 of Ava Stone's best selling Scandalous series.
The Betting Season (A Regency Season Book)
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 64,860. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2012 by Jerrica Knight-Catania. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Regency, Fiction » Romance » Historical
Three girls find themselves the subjects of wagers in the infamous betting books at White's gentleman's club during their very first season from USA Today Bestselling Authors - Ava Stone, Jerrica Knight-Catania, and Jane Charles.
My Favorite Major (Regency Romance Book 1)
Series: Scandalous, Book 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,450. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Regency, Fiction » Romance » Historical
Amelia Pritchard learns her fiancé is not the noble, upstanding gentleman she’s always believed. She breaks their betrothal and flees to London to start her life over and put the past behind her. * Major Philip Moore is intrigued by the lovely Miss Pritchard, and more than just his honor urges him to protect the lady when her nefarious ex-beau arrives in Town with the most wicked of intentions.
A Scandalous Bundle (Regency Romance)
Series: Scandalous. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 209,620. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Romance » Regency
The first two books and novella in Ava Stone's bestselling Scandalous Series. * A Scandalous Wife, Scandalous Book 1 - An earl comes face to face with the young wife he hasn't seen since their wedding day. * A Scandalous Charade, Scandalous Book 2 - A cynical rake meets his match in an icy heiress. * A Scandalous Secret (novella) - A marquess is reuinted with his first and only love.
A Scandalous Secret, Regency Romance Novella
Series: Scandalous Encounters, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,900. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Regency
The Marquess of Astwick has never gotten over his first love. But it's time for him to settle down and do his duty for his title. Life would be easier if Chet’s heart didn’t still belong to the lass he gave it to once upon a time. Freshly widowed, Hannah Campbell returns to London a very different woman than the naïve lass she once was, but she's keeping a scandalous secret.
A Scandalous Past (Regency Romance, Book 4)
Series: Scandalous, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 95,080. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Romance » Regency
The Earl of Clayworth searches for evidence of his family's traitorous acts, hoping to save himself from the gallows. Unfortunately, the missing piece of the puzzle leads him directly to the very spirited Cordelia Avery. Cordie craves the freedom she thinks one debauched suitor will give her should she bring him up to scratch. Unfortunately she falls for the very staid Earl of Clayworth instead.
A Scandalous Pursuit (Regency Romance, Book 3)
Series: Scandalous, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,770. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Romance » Regency
A very proper English lady has all her plans for the future disrupted when she innocently stumbles headfirst into a compromising situation with a very improper English duke.
A Scandalous Charade (Regency Romance, Book 2)
Series: Scandalous, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 98,830. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Romance » Regency
An heiress falls for a charming rake who breaks her heart. When her life suddenly becomes endangered, she has to decide if she can trust the rogue a second time.
A Scandalous Wife (Regency Romance, Book 1)
Series: Scandalous, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 97,040. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Romance » Regency
After five years of marriage, Robert Beckford, the Earl of Masten comes face to face with Lydia, his estrange wife. Fearing scandal will taint his family's name, Robert hurries Lydia to the country, but on the way he discovers the lady is nothing like he has believed. She may even be the love of his life.

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