Barbara Avon

Books

Owl Eyes Motel - Lovers' Retreat
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 14,540. Language: English. Originally Published: October 25, 2023 by Barbara Avon. Categories: Fiction » Horror
Each room is its own unique story; each chapter, a room. Complimentary breakfast. Management is not responsible for lost luggage... or souls.
The Asylum
Price: $1.88 USD. Words: 8,880. Language: English. Originally Published: December 20, 2022 by Barbara Avon. Categories: Fiction » Holiday, Fiction » Horror » Ghost
It's Christmas Eve in 1985 and Bradley Combs just lost the woman he wanted to marry. Despondent, he travels to a neighbouring township to drink his sorrow away in a seedy motel that's situated across from a bar called The Asylum. Combs decides to have a few drinks at the bar and it's between its walls that he discovers he can't seek asylum from his pain.
The Christmas Miracle
Series: A Peter Travis Love Story. Price: $5.88 USD. Words: 52,500. Language: English. Originally Published: June 18, 2020 by Barbara Avon. Categories: Fiction » Holiday, Fiction » Romance » General
The miracle is not what you expect it to be.... Peter Travis is a handsome older man in his 60s. He left his heart in Niagara Falls when his first love was senselessly killed by a drunk driver. A year later, he opened Briana's Bistro in her honour. Peter found love again, with a woman twenty years his junior. They have twin boys, and he finally has found the peace that he has always longed for...
Sacrilege
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,600. Language: English. Originally Published: October 26, 2020 by Barbara Avon. Categories: Fiction » Horror, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
"The monster isn't beneath the bed. It is in the mirror, swallowing at all the vile things it wants to say – choking on bile to make them go away." Wayward priest, Cris Corelli, has rid himself of the sacred collar and leaves town -- boarding the midnight train with no destination in mind. No matter how far he runs, Satan is following him, lurking in the shadows. Corelli finds himself at an...
Sultry, Is the Night
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 47,270. Language: English. Originally Published: November 18, 2021 by Barbara Avon. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General, Fiction » Romance » Historical » 20th Century
The year is 1982. This town has a distinct border, the good side and the shady side, where the townspeople battle rats for scraps of food. Mario used to live among the rich, but he now resides on the wrong side of the tracks thanks to the father who left him behind. Worst of all, he's mourning his mother's death and what he thinks is the loss of his lifelong dream, becoming a chef. After...
Speed Bump
Price: $3.88 USD. Words: 23,610. Language: English. Originally Published: February 8, 2023 by Barbara Avon. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Ghost, Fiction » Historical » General
Some people believe that dead people walk among us. Sometimes, they even stay for a chat. Tony is a trucker. It's Christmas Eve and he has one last load to deliver. If he can overcome a few...speed bumps along the way. Join Tony as he makes his way from Toronto to Ottawa. He's riding a dangerous road on only a few hours sleep. He'll need to get some rest at Owl Eyes Motel run by the eccentric...
Owl Eyes Motel
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 17,110. Language: English. Originally Published: June 14, 2021 by Barbara Avon. Categories: Fiction » Horror, Fiction » Horror » Ghost, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
The year is 1985, and there's a storm brewing. It's the kind that forces even the derelicts to retreat to their gutters. Each room is its own unique story; each chapter, a room. Check in at Owl Eyes and stay a spell, won't you? There's always room for the dead. "Come in! Come in! Welcome to the Owl Eyes Motel. My name is Milton and I am the owner of this fine establishment, situated on Route...
Static
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 53,480. Language: English. Originally Published: November 7, 2017 by Barbara Avon. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure
On the night of October 11, 1981, David Parker and his wife Marie were driving their car in a torrential downpour before what was supposed to be a romantic anniversary dinner. What lay ahead of them on the road was a fate that was far more twisted than the curvature of the asphalt. Six years after that night, David awoke alone. Across town, Catherine spends her nights dreaming of a better life...
A Crack in Forever
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 44,050. Language: English. Originally Published: October 28, 2022 by Barbara Avon. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General, Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure
Fate had brought him and Tess together. She had scarred him in the most beautiful way, and with her every breath, the distance to forever grew shorter. In a year's time, a man can be made to feel whole again. Mario and Tess share an apartment, and own a piece of one another's hearts. He's been promoted to manager at the pizzeria and Tess is working full time. They are on the fast track to...
Postscript
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,910. Language: English. Originally Published: October 4, 2019 by Barbara Avon. Categories: Fiction » Horror, Fiction » Horror » Ghost, Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure, Fiction » Romance » Paranormal » General
James squeezed her waist to prove to himself that she was real, and when he spoke, the words matched the love that spilled from his heart; words that would haunt her for all of eternity. "I'm not afraid anymore." In the Fall of 1985, Jameson Brooks spends his days working for Frank's Moving. At night, he attempts to fill the void of an empty heart with one-night stands, fueled by alcoholic...
Timepiece
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,700. Language: English. Originally Published: April 24, 2019 by Barbara Avon. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
Matthew Winters is in trouble. Everything he's worked so hard to achieve, is gone. One snowy Christmas Eve in 1932, he's offered a second chance. He meets Henry, the proprietor of a thrift store. It isn't your typical thrift store. The wares Henry purveys are magical. He returns home to confess everything to his beautiful wife, Anna. He...
My Love is Deep
Series: A Peter Travis Love Story, Book 1. Price: $5.88 USD. Words: 49,090. Language: English. Originally Published: December 2, 2020 by Barbara Avon. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
"I'm not ashamed for having loved. It is, I was once told, the best reason for dying and the only reason for living." Peter Travis is an attractive, single man in his 50's. Yet he's lonely. He was engaged once but his heart is empty now. He lives a quiet life in the country, just outside of Ottawa and although he has had his fair share of offers...
Promise Me
Price: $9.88 USD. Words: 89,170. Language: English. Originally Published: May 27, 2020 by Barbara Avon. Categories: Fiction » Holiday, Fiction » Romance » Fantasy, Fiction » Historical » General
"Here you go, miss?" "Bianca. Bianca Nastasi." "Bianca. White. Like the snow." "Yes, that's right. Not as pure though, I'm afraid." He grinned at her boldness. She put the cup to her lips and sipped at it carefully. "I'm Daniel Walker. I own this store." When Daniel Walker's wife, Amy, died in a freak accident, he gave up on love. He bought Joe's Grocery & Deli, and transformed it into "The...
A Letter to Claudia
Series: Qwerty, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,360. Language: English. Originally Published: March 17, 2021 by Barbara Avon. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Ghost, Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
A month after Luke changes the course of his life, he is overtaken by an intense desire to win back the very thing he lost. The ultimate sacrifice has caused him immense pain, but by employing the haunted Remington Typewriter, he sets out to change the future once more - as everything he types, comes true. Set in October 1972, and in the tradition of Twilight Zone, follow Luke as he attempts to...
Qwerty
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 13,150. Language: English. Originally Published: November 30, 2018 by Barbara Avon. Categories: Fiction » Horror, Fiction » Horror » Ghost
A widower. An author. A haunted Remington typewriter that makes everything he types come true. What could go wrong?
Revived
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 26,490. Language: English. Originally Published: March 31, 2022 by Barbara Avon. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Ghost, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Escaping through the woods, he remembered the way he had disturbed tree branches and how the snow had fallen in clumps on his head as if God was smiting him for his sin. Steven Gold was a man who turned heads. Men in suits wanted to be him. Women wanted to know him. Little old ladies wished to adopt him to fill the void of missing grandsons. His surname suited him. He lived an idyllic life with...
The Simpleton
Price: $5.88 USD. Words: 34,990. Language: English. Originally Published: February 10, 2023 by Barbara Avon. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Ghost, Fiction » Historical » General
Jonathan Peters once held a prestigious position at Tribeck Advertising. He was well-loved in his neighbourhood. A newlywed, he and his beautiful wife Andrea, were looking forward to being parents. Now he lives a solitary life, and works in a flower shop. Now, they call him the "simpleton". It wasn't his fault, really. He found her in the bathtub. "An accident", they called it. Or was it? When...
Michael's Choice
Series: Part 2 to The Gift. Price: $5.88 USD. Words: 43,960. Language: English. Originally Published: November 24, 2022 by Barbara Avon. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General, Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Romance » Historical » 20th Century
**Michael Rossi is back!** After the death of Ottawa's first serial killer, things in the city are just getting back to normal. The city's imposed curfew has been lifted, the nervous energy in the air has started to dissipate and demolition has begun on Hayden's Amusement Park. After suffering at the hand of Stevie Phelps, and putting the pieces of their lives back together, Michael and Nicole...
Briana's Bistro
Series: A Peter Travis Love Story. Price: $5.88 USD. Words: 55,890. Language: English. Originally Published: April 26, 2017 by Barbara Avon. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure
"Please. Let me see you again, at least. Let me take you to the art gallery tomorrow. Okay? Is it a date?" She seemed to think for a moment, and I fully expected her to decline. She was probably pondering what fun she could have with a man whose heart only beat once every minute. I was amazed to see that her smile returned. The year is 2003. It...
Windfall
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,580. Language: English. Originally Published: April 17, 2020 by Barbara Avon. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General
His shadow crossed her frail body like some menacing presence as he stood. He leaned over her, brushing her thinning hair from her face, and kissed her forehead, trying to reach her beautiful mind. "I'll be right back," he whispered in her ear. "I'm going to the store, but it will only take me a minute, okay?" In 1982, John Armstrong walks into...
The Gift
Series: Part 1 to Michael's Choice. Price: $5.88 USD. Words: 40,990. Language: English. Originally Published: January 26, 2023 by Barbara Avon. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure, Fiction » Romance » Historical » 20th Century
Brooding, sexy, restaurant owner, Michael Rossi is determined to unravel the mystery behind the lady in the red coat. One secret can speak a thousand truths. Michael Rossi has an extraordinary talent. Every day, he sets out with his grandfather's camera to capture incredible images like the ones his Nonno used to take in Italy. His girlfriend recently left him with a broken heart and he's...

Barbara Avon's tag cloud