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Riveting women's fiction
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Some say life begins at forty.

Cyn Mckinley hopes so since her former life is over. Home foreclosure, a cross-country move, and hidden drinking problem pretty much killed it. Being crushed by crippling anxiety doesn’t help.

When she discovers that her husband's new boss is the monster who forcibly took her virginity in high school, she spirals further down. Struggling to process this revelation, she conceals it from her husband because they need his job. Instead, she numbs her pain with too much wine, drives drunk, and her husband threatens to divorce her. She reluctantly quits drinking, hoping that will save her marriage.

But clarity from sobriety brings something unexpected to Cyn – the need for justice or revenge. If only she can find a way to make the demon pay for the trauma he inflicted, and the ripples it sent through her life, then maybe she’ll find peace.


Written with heartfelt empathy, author Caitlin Avery tackles powerful topics and lays bare the hidden struggles endured by many. Crafting a tale expressing sensitivity and insight, readers will be moved as they see the world through the eyes of a flawed but sympathetic everywoman.


Life of Cyn is an emotional standalone women’s fiction novel. If you like complex heroines, relatable situations, and quests for enlightenment, you’ll love Caitlin Avery’s journey out of darkness.


Buy Life of Cyn to follow one woman's search for redemption today!

Award-winning Adventure Series
Book 1
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She wants this vacation to bring her closer to her sister. But will crossing cartel territory land them in the same shallow grave?

Hollywood actress Catrina Lang is sick of paparazzi and rabid fans. Craving a getaway that can provide anonymity, she invites her estranged sister on a motorcycle ride in Mexico to mend their broken relationship. But when her sister brings an uninvited friend who pursues suspicious goals in Mexico, the trio becomes a target for the cops and the cartel.

Forced off-road to evade capture, Catrina must navigate dangerous terrain and the perils of fame as she attempts to hide among locals. As the cartel closes in on their location, she has to decide what truly matters in life, and who she’s willing to sacrifice to get home safely.

Can she make it over the border in one piece, before she's arrested or murdered?

The Last Cruz is the electrifying BOOK 1 in The Catrina Lang Adventure Series. If you enjoy gripping tension, exploring foreign lands, and self-discovery by fire, you'll love the edge-of-your-seat action in Caitlin Avery’s thrilling Adventure.

Buy The Last Cruz and witness this gnarly trip now!

Book 2
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She changes her identity to hide from the press. But when she’s abducted abroad will she ever be found again?


Movie star Catrina Lang can’t handle the survivor guilt after her tragic Mexican vacation last year. When a violent outburst on set lands her in cuffs, she flees the country to escape punishment.


With an altered look and fake name, she volunteers at a Peruvian orphanage to discover her higher purpose. But when the drug lord behind the murders in Mexico escapes from prison, she hatches a plan to entrap the brutal thug, until he threatens to kill her parents.


Can she con the man who caused her trauma before he annihilates her life?

The Last Con is the suspenseful BOOK 2 in The Catrina Lang Adventure Series. If you enjoy resilient women, unpredictable journeys, and exploring exotic lands, you'll love the nail-biting quest of Caitlin Avery’s intense adventure.


To ride shotgun with a globe-trotting heroine, buy The Last Con today!

Coming-of-age memoir
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Avery lives in La La Land with a boyfriend who’s totally loaded. Their bond is made strong by a passion for escapism. He pops pills and inhales cocaine, teetering between manic and despondent. She numbs her pain with Mary Jane and exorcisms that involve vodka and razor blades.

When her deviance becomes more than her man can handle, he boots her out of his house and revokes her ticket to ride out life in oblivion. So she bungees a box of memories to her motorbike, stuffs her cats in her knapsack, and turns her back on the days of dizzy living.

With the pain of the lush life lodged in her veins, Avery sets out on a path to calm the “lightning” in her wires – a journey that’s about learning from her mistakes, and learning how to accept herself entirely – one that alters her love life eternally .

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