J. B. Stanley

(aka Jennifer Stanley, Ellery Adams, & 1/2 of Lucy Arlington)

SUPPER CLUB MYSTERY Series:
Originally released as J.B. Stanley

James Henry, “Retired” English Literature Professor, Shenandoah Valley, Virginia

  1. Carbs and Cadavers   ’06
  2. Fit To Die   ’07
  3. Chili Con Corpses   ’08
  4. Stiffs and Swine    ’08
  5. The Battered Body    ’09 
  6. Black Beans & Vice    ’10 (still published as J.B. Stanley)

COLLECTIBLES MYSTERY Series:
Originally released as J.B. Stanley

Main Character: Molly Appleby, Reporter for Antique/Collectibles Magazine

  1. A Killer Collection   ’06
  2. A Fatal Appraisal   ’06
  3. A Deadly Dealer   ’07
  4. A Treacherous Trader   ’15 (w/ Parker Riggs)

Written as Ellery Adams:
CHARMED PIE SHOPPE MYSTERY Series:

Main Character: Ella Mae LaFaye, Owner of Charmed Pie Bakery, Georgia (Her pies are charmed.)

  1. Pies and Prejudice    ’12
  2. Peach Pies and Alibis    ’13
  3. Pecan Pies and Homicides    ’14
  4. Lemon Pies and Little White Lies    ’15
  5. Breach of Crust    ’16

BOOKS BY THE BAY MYSTERY Series:

Main Characters: Olivia Limoges, Captain Haviland (Her Standard Poodle) & the Bayside Book Writers Club, Oyster Bay, North Carolina

  1. A Killer Plot    ’10
  2. A Deadly Cliché     ’11
  3. The Last Word    ’11
  4. Written in Stone     ’12
  5. Poisoned Prose    ’13
  6. Lethal Letters    ’14
  7. Writing All Wrongs    ’15

BOOK RETREAT MYSTERY Series:

Main Character: Jane Stewart, Storyton Hall Book Resort Manager, Virginia

  1. Murder in the Mystery Suite    ’14
  2. Murder in the Paperback Parlor    ’15

HOPE STREET CHURCH MYSTERY Series:

Main Characters: Cooper Lee & the Sunrise Bible Study Group
(originally written as Jennifer Stanley – rewritten as Ellery Adams – basic plots of the books are unchanged, however Adams’ intent was to make the books “crisper, cleaner, more engaging”)

  1. The Path of the Crooked    ’14
  2. The Way of the Wicked    ’14
  3. The Graves of the Guilty    ’14
  4. The Root of All Evil     ’14 (w/ Elizabeth Lockard)

STAND ALONES:

The Cozy Cookbook: More than 100 Recipes from Today’s Bestselling Mystery Authors    ’15 (w/ Avery Aames, Connie Archer, Leslie Budewitz, Laura Childs, Cleo Coyle, Victoria Hamilton, B.B. Haywood, Julie Hyzy, Jenn McKinlay, & Paige Shelton)

The Cozy Chicks Kitchen   ’12 (by Leann Sweeney, Ellery Adams, Maggie Sefton, Lorraine Bartlett, Kate Collins, Heather Webber, & Deb Baker)

Written as Lucy Arlington with Sylvia May:

A NOVEL IDEA MYSTERY Series:

Main Character: Lila Wilkins, Middle Age Ex-Journalist, Literary Agency Intern, North Carolina

  1. Buried in a Book   ’12
  2. Every Trick in the Book    ’13
  3. Books, Cooks, and Crooks    ’14

Here is an entry I wrote when Ellery Adams re-released the three Cozy Mystery series she initially wrote as Jennifer Stanley and J.B. Stanley:
Ellery Adams aka Jennifer Stanley & J.B. Stanley

Black Beans & Vice by J. B. Stanley
Black Beans & Vice

The Battered Body by J. B. Stanley (aka Jennifer Stanley)
The Battered Body

Stiffs and Swine by Ellery Adams (aka J.B. Stanley)
Stiffs and Swine

Chili Con Corpses by Ellery Adams (aka J.B. Stanley)
Chili Con Corpses


Fit To Die

Carbs and Cadavers by Ellery Adams (aka J.B. Stanley)
Carbs and Cadavers

A Treacherous Trader by Ellery Adams & Parker Riggs
A Treacherous Trader

A Deadly Dealer by Ellery Adams (aka J.B. Stanley)
A Deadly Dealer

A Fatal Appraisal by Ellery Adams (aka J.B. Stanley)
A Fatal Appraisal

A Killer Collection by Ellery Adams (aka J.B. Stanley)
A Killer Collection

Writing All Wrongs by Ellery Adams (aka J.B. Stanley & Jennifer Stanley)
Writing All Wrongs