"... With more than a passing nod to Psycho and Norman Bates, I found The Colony to be a fascinating and at times mesmerizing read..." 5 stars Readers Favorite

​​​​"A beautifully written, effortlessly measured historical fiction."  Kirkus ​Reviews 

“…this engrossing tale delivers plenty of 19th-century cultural details and a satisfying surprise ending.” Kirkus Reviews

Dystopian novel just out!​


"Beautiful 5-star"

Readers Favorite

" …a wise and penetrating novel about intertwining lives in a small town.” Blueink Review "​

" a brilliantly written sleuth murder mystery with a unique twist. " - Susan Sewell - 5 star review - Readers' Favorite

A parody like no other!
Historical fiction at its best!

Nanette L. Avery  lives outside Nashville in the beautiful state of Tennessee.  Novelist and short story writer, best known for her historical fiction, Orphan in America. Her nickname Nan is a palindrome and a favorite pastime is watching international films with a glass of red wine. #amwriting

Nanette L. Avery Nashville author who transcends many genres