​"Impressive attention is given to period details... Out of the Rabbit Hutch is a postwar historical novel that features haunting depictions of lives altered by violence." Foreword-Clarion Reviews


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



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

​​They weren’t always friends, not until they found out they had something in common. And then they started to wonder; how many others were like them; others with the same secret. That’s how it started, with a secret, and then it grew into The Colony

"... 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

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 foreign films with a glass of red wine. #amwriting

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

​​​​​​​​​​Nanette L. Avery transports readers back to pre-internet America, to a plain town where time marches on but fate cannot be escaped.​

Nanette L. Avery Nashville author who transcends many genres

​​​A comp​elling fiction that reveals a dark and unfamiliar episode of America's past, the Orphan Train.