Mary Stone - Winter Black Series
Winter's Origin - Winter Black Series - The Prequel

prequel - winter's origin


What doesn’t kill you makes you stronger. And sets you on a path of revenge.

When The Preacher targets her family for his last kill, Winter Black is the only survivor.

After recovering from the brain injury she received that brutal night, Winter single-mindedly pursues a career as an FBI agent. Her unexplainable talents, discovered after her coma, might be the key to taking down the notorious serial killer… unless he finds her first… Read More

Winter's Mourn - Winter Black Series Book 1

BOOK 1 - winter's mourn


A killer is watching…

Thirteen years ago, Winter Black came home early from a sleepover to find her parents brutally murdered and her little brother gone—taken by a serial killer called The Preacher.

Now a rookie FBI agent assigned to her first murder case, Winter has returned to the small Virginia town where she grew up. But when bones found by a hunter lead to the discovery of a secret burial ground containing the remains of children, the investigation suddenly hits close to home as the past and future collide with each new shocking discovery… Read More

Winter's Curse - Winter Black Series Book 2

BOOK 2 - winter's curse


Knowing someone will die is the worst curse…

A bank robbery turns into a blood trail as a pair of unhinged masterminds hack their way through a list of the most notorious US heists. The copycat crimes, emulating famous robberies, escalate as the FBI work with local law enforcement.

But the federal team has problems of its own. Sun Ming, Winter Black’s partner and nemesis, has her own agenda, while Winter can’t keep her mind off The Preacher, the notorious serial killer who murdered her parents and holds the key to finding her missing little brother… Read More

Winter's Redemption - Winter Black Series Book 3

BOOK 3 - winter's redemption


The Preacher is killing again…

The serial killer who slaughtered Winter’s parents has come out of retirement, leaving bloody victims in his wake. Special Agent Winter Black has spent her entire life preparing for this moment, and she intends to end the man who took everything from her and solve the disappearance of her little brother—no matter the cost.

Though she’s taken off the case, it doesn’t take Winter long to discover that The Preacher isn’t after just another victim.

He’s after her… Read More

Winter's Rise - Winter Black Series Book 4

BOOK 4 - winter's rise


The cure is to kill…

For more than thirteen years, Special Agent Winter Black has believed her little brother was dead—kidnapped and murdered by The Preacher, the same lunatic who killed her parents. A lead into Justin’s whereabouts brings her out of her hiatus to chase it, but other cases need her attention too.

At the FBI, tensions are high when a body is dug up, encased in a fifty-five-gallon drum. The team soon realizes they aren’t hunting the typical serial killer, but a skilled surgeon. One who experiments on atypical brains—brains just like her new friend’s; brains just like her own—then disposes of their patients like they would a defective organ… Read More

Winter's Ghost - Winter Black Series Book 5

BOOK 5 - winter's ghost


Some ghosts don’t just haunt…they hunt.

A prisoner responsible for a mall massacre that occurred the night The Preacher was taken down is executed, with a well-placed bullet fired from nearly a mile away. The sniper is clearly a professional—either military or law enforcement—and leaves zero evidence, other than a note.

When a series of suspected rapists and murderers turn up dead, the killer’s pattern becomes clear: they’re acting as judge, jury, and executioner for cases that were brushed off by the cops. How could a person not cheer a little? Read More

Winter's Secret - Winter Black Series Book 6

BOOK 6 - winter's secret


Some secrets hurt; others can kill…

The Preacher is dead, the case solved, but now Special Agent Winter Black’s missing brother seems to be taunting her, leaving a trail that leads back to their old house in Harrisonburg. As she learns more, Winter must fight the urge to revert back to that primal part of herself that was set on secrecy and vengeance during the investigation of her parents’ murder. Especially now that her best friend and partner, Noah Dalton’s, own past has come back to play… Read More

Winter's Web - Winter Black Series Book 7

BOOK 7 - winter's web


Human webs are the deadliest…

When Ryan O’Connelly—the unwilling accomplice of a bank robber turned mass murderer—slipped out of the FBI’s grasp, no one expected to hear from him again, much less of his own volition. But when he shows up at the FBI’s doorstep after almost a year of successful evasion, he has information to point Special Agent Winter Black in the direction of a brutal serial killer… Read More

Winter's Storm - Winter Black Series Book 8

BOOK 8 - winter's storm


They survived, but survival won’t save them.

When the survivors of the massacre at the Riverside Mall are murdered one after the other, the police suspect a serial killer and turn to the FBI. Winter Black is on the case, working to track down the third person involved in the mass shooting that happened the same night she took down The Preacher, the man who killed her parents.

The hit list is long while the list of suspects is short, and when the killer ends up dead, the suspect list narrows down to a pinpoint… Read More

Winter's End - Winter Black Series Book 9

BOOK 9 - winter's end


Sometimes, the beginning is the end.

For thirteen years, FBI Special Agent Winter Black has been haunted by a man who performed heinous acts. Murdering her parents. Abducting her baby brother. Leaving her in a coma that changed her life forever.

For thirteen years, she’s suffered mentally and physically. Often doubted her sanity and ability to move forward to achieve her goal of bringing that brutal man down.

Thirteen years of regret. Of hope. Of fear. Of hate… Read More

Autumn's Game - Winter Black Series Book 10

BOOK 10 - autumn's game


‘Till death do us part’ has never been so true…

Armed with a slew of advanced degrees and powerful intuition, forensic psychologist Dr. Autumn Trent is ready to conquer the world and touch the lives of its seven billion inhabitants. She’s prepared to fight for justice, right the wrongs…because she knows what it’s like to be wronged.

As a child, a single blow from her father left her changed forever. Her body survived the aftermath, but her brain was altered in ways that were both good and bad… Read More

Autumn's Break - Winter Black Series Book 11

BOOK 11 - autumn's break


Welcome to my bedroom, said the spider to her prey.

Forensic and criminal psychologist Dr. Autumn Trent hasn’t had time to unpack her bag before she’s asked to join the FBI’s Behavioral Analysis Team on another case. This time, she and the team head north, where a web of deceit and murder is being spun.

Up the east coast, wealthy widowers make easy targets for a team of black widows wishing to feast on juicy bank accounts. But in Passavant Hills, Pennsylvania, money isn’t the only thing one of their spiders desires. Humiliation, revenge, and human blood is on her menu… Read More

Autumn's Fear - Winter Black Series Book 12

BOOK 12 - autumn's fear


Don’t fear the dark. It’s the light that blinds…and kills.

Forensic and criminal psychologist Dr. Autumn Trent is trying to find her groove in her transition to the FBI Behavioral Analysis Unit. But can her soft heart continue to take a beating? Will her impulsive spirit continue to get her in trouble? Probably.

Using her connections, she begins the search for the sister she hasn’t seen since they were both girls. And gets a hit in the Sunshine State… Read More

Autumn's Rage - Winter Black Series Book 13

BOOK 13 - autumn's rage


Revenge has no deadline…and endless rage.

Dr. Autumn Trent returns to Virginia after successfully assisting the FBI’s Behavioral Analysis Unit yet again. Part of her heart remains in Florida with her long-lost sister whose trail has evaporated, but she moves forward to focus on her work as a forensic and criminal psychologist.

Intent on doing just that, she heads to Virginia State Hospital, where the prodigy of The Preacher awaits her return. Justin Black becomes the least of her worries when a new case practically falls in Autumn’s lap… Read More

Autumns Chaos (Autumn-Trent-Serie 5)

BOOK 14 - autumn's chaos


Guilt is a powerful motivator…

Less than twenty-four hours after yet another near-death experience, forensic and criminal psychologist Dr. Autumn Trent should be resting and recovering, not back at work. But she has no choice. Her best friend, Special Agent Winter Black, is missing.

So is Winter’s baby brother, Justin…a brutal serial killer… Read More

Autumn's Risk - Winter Black Series Book 15

BOOK 15 - autumn's risk


No risk, no reward . . .

After five months of training at Quantico, Dr. Autumn Trent is ready for her first day on the job as an official special agent with the FBI’s Behavioral Analysis Unit. She left for training with a heavy heart, feeling responsible for all that happened to her best friend and fellow agent, Winter Black. Now, her heart is just as heavy, but her spirit has grown stronger as she and Winter continue their fight against evil… Read More

Autumn's Strike - Winter Black Series Book 16

BOOK 16 - autumn's strike


Strike first, or strike out . . .

Dr. Autumn Trent hasn’t even finished the paperwork from her first official case as a federal agent before she and the rest of the FBI’s Behavioral Analysis Unit are called to Washington, DC to investigate a series of home invasions. The six victims have very little in common other than they’re all wealthy couples brutally slayed just hours before hosting a dinner party. Who targeted them, and why?

Most importantly…who’s next? Read More

Autumn's Prize - Winter Black Series Book 17

BOOK 17 - autumn's prize


Not all prizes are gifts…

Special Agent Dr. Autumn Trent is relishing the moments after waking up next to Aiden Parrish when their romantic Sunday morning is cut short by a call from a friend. His niece has disappeared…along with two other teens in a picture-perfect Connecticut community in a case that’s as perplexing as it is concerning. The teens are all strong students with privileged upbringings on the verge of graduating high school. Who would want to hurt them? And why?

More importantly…who’s next? Read More

Autumn's Trap - Winter Black Series Book 18

BOOK 18 - autumn's trap


Traps are meant to be deadly…will someone die in this one?

The pieces of FBI Special Agent Autumn Trent’s life are finally coming together. Her relationship with SSA Aiden Parrish is on solid footing, and she’s finally filed suit against her prior boss for sexual harassment and assault.

The only thing missing is her sister, the little girl who has haunted Autumn for so long. The siblings were forced apart in elementary school, but Autumn has never given up trying to find her.

Never did she dream she’d discover her like this… Read More