Carolyn Haines
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Carolyn Haines

Carolyn Haines is the USA Today bestselling author of over eighty novels in a number of genres, including the acclaimed Sarah Booth Delaney mystery series, the Pluto's Snitch mystery series, and the Familiar Legacy romantic mystery series.

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Haines was honored with the prestigious 2009 Richard Wright Award for Literary Excellence. Haines was also 2010 recipient of the Harper Lee Award for Distinguished writing. Haines was most recently awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award by the Mississippi Writers Guild. She is the 4th recipient of the prestigious award which has also been given to James Meredith, Greg Iles, and John Evans.

Her novel BONE TO BE WILD was named best suspense for 2014, and the Sarah Booth Delaney series was also named best amateur sleuth. Two of the Sarah Booth books were included in the "Best 5 mysteries of the year" by LIBRARY JOURNAL.

Born and raised in Mississippi, she now lives in Alabama on a farm with more dogs, cats, and horses than she can possibly keep track of! She has been an animal advocate and activist her whole life and urges all pet owners to please spay and neuter.

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Best Sellers

    • Them Bones

    • By: Carolyn Haines
    • Narrated by: Kate Forbes
    • Length: 11 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 475
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 430
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 423

    only I hadn't kidnapped the dog...but the ransom paid the mortgage.... Now I seem to be a private eye.... I shouldn't have listened to that ghost....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Murder in Mississippi

    • By Deedee on 05-06-18

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Bonefire of the Vanities

    • Sarah Booth Delaney, Book 12
    • By: Carolyn Haines
    • Narrated by: Kate Forbes
    • Length: 11 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 82
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 74
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 74

    In this 12th entry in the award-winning series, Carolyn Haines' intrepid PI Sarah Booth comes up against porn-star-turned-psychic Sherry Cameron....

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Splintered Bones

    • By: Carolyn Haines
    • Narrated by: Kate Forbes
    • Length: 12 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 248
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 228
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 229

    She may be a Mississippi belle, but Sarah Booth Delaney is no pampered daddy’s girl. Unwed and over thirty, Sarah has her own set of problems....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Southern Charm with LOL Antics

    • By Terry Watkins on 02-08-18

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Charmed Bones

    • By: Carolyn Haines
    • Narrated by: Kate Forbes
    • Length: 11 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 85
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 78
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 78

    Zinnia, Mississippi is rife with quirky characters, but the arrival of three sister witches - and their intention to open a Wiccan boarding school - sets the small town on its ear. And bodies begin to accumulate as a result....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Another winner!

    • By Anonymous User on 05-21-18

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Bone to Be Wild

    • By: Carolyn Haines
    • Narrated by: Kate Forbes
    • Length: 10 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 99
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 92
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 88

    Sarah Booth Delaney is heartbroken: Her fiancé, Graf Milieu, has decided to move to Hollywood permanently, leaving their relationship in shambles....

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Greedy Bones

    • By: Carolyn Haines
    • Narrated by: Kate Forbes
    • Length: 9 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 103
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 97
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 93

    Sarah Booth Delaney returns to Dahlia House when a mysterious illness breaks out in her hometown....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Hard to suspend reality

    • By S. Hudson on 11-28-17

    Regular price: $24.49

    • Smarty Bones

    • A Sarah Booth Delaney Mystery, Book 13
    • By: Carolyn Haines
    • Narrated by: Kate Forbes
    • Length: 11 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 90
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 82
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 83

    Professor Olive Twist has come to Zinnia, Mississippi, to study a mysterious grave wherein lies the Lady in Red, a perfectly preserved and stunningly beautiful but unnamed and unclaimed body....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A great read!

    • By Karen R. on 04-16-17

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Crossed Bones

    • Sarah Booth Delaney Mystery, Book 4
    • By: Carolyn Haines
    • Narrated by: Kate Forbes
    • Length: 11 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 80
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 73
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 72

    This entry in Carolyn Haines' best-selling "Bones" series finds Sarah Booth Delaney, a southern belle with a penchant for amateur sleuthing, back on the case....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Ok

    • By Beatrice on 07-03-18

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Bones to Pick

    • By: Carolyn Haines
    • Narrated by: Kate Forbes
    • Length: 9 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 146
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 102
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 100

    Quentin McGee, author of a sensational exposé, has been murdered, and her lover, Allison, is charged with the crime....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Fun and light

    • By Allison on 03-14-08

    Regular price: $31.47

    • Wishbones

    • A Sarah Booth Delaney Mystery
    • By: Carolyn Haines
    • Narrated by: Kate Forbes
    • Length: 9 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 102
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 95
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 95

    When P.I. Sarah Booth makes a bid for film stardom, she may land a chance to shoot on location in Costa Rica—or she may find herself in a whole heap of trouble....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • not as good

    • By Louann on 02-27-19

    Regular price: $27.99

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