My Books

There are paperback and Kindle versions of all my fifteen books on Amazon. Audiobook editions of The Hostile, Holiday for The Hostile, The Hostile Game, Confronting The Hostile, Random Bullets, Potholes and Magic Carpets, A Slice of the Seventies, Her demonic Angel, and The Trouble With Liam are also all available on Amazon, Audible, and iTunes.

In July 2015, I published on Amazon A Slice of the Seventies, The Lying Scotsman, and Straws, which all form the loosely autobiographical Mug Trilogy. They were followed by Potholes and Magic Carpets, a contemporary novel set in rural Kent and London. I also published my only non-fiction book, Living with Postcards on Amazon. Random Bullets is a contemporary crime thriller with a paranormal twist.

Fourteen of my short stories written up can be found in Her demonic Angel, written in a variety of genres, so there’ll be something for everyone to enjoy. Her demonic Angel is also available on Amazon, Audible, and iTunes as an audiobook.

In 2016, I published Kindle, paperback, and audiobook editions of a contemporary crime thriller with a paranormal twist called The Hostile.  In late 2016, I published book two in The Hostile series, called Holiday for The Hostile. Book three, The Hostile Game, was published in April 2017. Confronting The Hostile was published in August 2017. There are audiobook editions of all four books in the series on Audible, Amazon, and iTunes. I narrated book one and Alexander Doddy narrated books 2-4. The Hostile Series Box Set is available in Kindle and paperback.

In late 2018, I published The Trouble With Liam, a psychological crime thriller. I published two erotic thrillers, The Trouble With Trouble, and Trouble In Cornwall in 2020. Troubled will be published at the end of 2020. I’ve posted some chapters of these books on my Sexy Books Corner on this website.

If you are in Great Britain, all my books on my Amazon author page in both paperback and Kindle editions can be found here.


Books by Joy Mutter

The Trouble With Liam

Published in 2018. 280 pages.

THE TROUBLE WITH LIAM is a powerful psychological thriller set in Ireland and Sheffield. It tells the life story of Liam O’Sullivan in all its twisted glory. It begins with tales of his challenging childhood in Dublin and follows him through tragic events that change him into a misogynistic, controlling, ultimately lethal bully living in Sheffield. Liam thought he could do as he pleased … until he was taught otherwise. Prepare to be shocked in different ways throughout the book. If you enjoy lashings of dark humour, situations to make your eyes pop out, thrills of every kind, all wrapped up in a gripping, dramatic storyline, please read on.

Available as Kindle and paperback editions on Amazon. The audiobook, narrated by Tracey Norman, is on Audible, Amazon, and iTunes. Link to the Kindle edition on Amazon https://amzn.to/2xOTHqU  

The Hostile
 

The Hostile NEW FRONT coverPublished in 2016. 196 pages.

The Hostile is a contemporary paranormal crime thriller and first book in The Hostile series.

In a rundown area of Manchester, inside a bathroom in a small, terraced house overflowing with children and dysfunctional parents, an unfathomable, powerful entity infiltrates twelve-year-old Serena’s life with disastrous effects. The enigmatic force not only dramatically affects introverted Serena’s life but threatens the well-being of everyone she knows, especially those people who for some reason have earned the strange girl’s displeasure. It soon becomes clear that nobody should ever upset Serena if they know what is good for them. After reading The Hostile, you’ll never look at DIY in the same way again.

Available in paperback and Kindle editions on Amazon, and is on Audible, Amazon, and iTunes as an audiobook narrated by yours truly. Link to the Kindle edition of The Hostile on Amazon

Holiday for The Hostile
 
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Published in 2016. 218 pages.
 
Holiday for The Hostile, book 2 of The Hostile series, is probably even stranger than the first. Serena, plus her unusual friend and partner in crime, Tile X, reluctantly find themselves suffering a family holiday inside her eccentric grandfather’s hovel in Ireland. Who will escape intact from their dramatic holiday from Hell? A paranormal crime thriller with a splash of horror.
 
Holiday for The Hostile is available in paperback and Kindle editions on Amazon. An audiobook edition, narrated by Alexander Doddy, is available on Audible, Amazon, and iTunes.
 

Link to the Kindle edition on Amazon is http://amzn.to/2EjlAsT

The Hostile Game
 

Published in 2017. 190 pages.

In The Hostile Game, Manchester-based Serena, now eighteen and pregnant, finally discovers the reason why Tile X befriended her seven years before. She doesn’t like what she hears. Mayhem ensues, with a retired Irish police superintendent becoming more involved than perhaps he should have. Book three of The Hostile series.

The Hostile Game is available on Amazon in paperback and Kindle editions. An audiobook, narrated by Alexander Doddy, is available on Audible, Amazon, and iTunes.

Link to the Kindle on Amazon is http://amzn.to/2oYlsqC

Confronting The Hostile
 

Published in 2017. 176 pages.

In Confronting The Hostile, a retired Irish superintendent and his former colleague, a handsome DCI from Liverpool, attempt to rid themselves and the world of their lethal tile masters. Will they succeed in reclaiming their freedom, or will the bizarre killing games continue?

Confronting The Hostile is book 4 in The Hostile paranormal crime thriller series. It was published on Amazon in Kindle and paperback editions on 9th August 2017. An audiobook version is available on Audible, Amazon, and iTunes. It can be enjoyed as a standalone like the other three books in this unusual series.

Confronting The Hostile is available in Kindle, paperback and audiobook formats. The Kindle is free with Kindle Unlimited. Alexander Doddy narrated the audiobook which can be found on Audible, Amazon, and iTunes. The Kindle link is http://amzn.to/2vm1Vpn

The Hostile Series Box Set
 

Published in 2017. 710 pages.

The Hostile Series is a collection of every book in The Hostile series of unusual contemporary British paranormal crime thrillers. Book 1 is The Hostile, Book 2 is Holiday for The Hostile, Book 3 is The Hostile Game, and Book 4 is Confronting The Hostile. This ‘refreshingly original’ series is set mainly in Manchester, Liverpool, and Ireland. Get it before it gets you.

Available in Kindle and paperback. There is an audiobook of all four books on Audible, Amazon, and iTunes. Link to Kindle: http://amzn.to/2uXJDre 

 
Her demonic Angel
 

Her demonic Angel NEW FRONT cover resizedPublished in 2016. 174 pages.

Her demonic Angel is fourteen of my short stories written thus far. The stories have been written in a variety of genres, so hopefully, there should be something for everyone. Some tales are stranger than others, but all could be said to be different shades of dark. 

Her demonic Angel is available in paperback and Kindle editions on Amazon and also as an audiobook on Audible, Amazon, and iTunes: Link to the paperback edition of Her demonic Angel on Amazon

 

Random Bullets

Random Bullets FINAL FRONT cover jpg - CopyPublished in 2015. 268 pages.

After shooting and killing his nephew, a gunman runs wild in a London park. What drives Edward to commit such a heinous act? Who will survive yet another of his moments of madness? Set in Jersey, Cornwall, Manchester, London, and places not of this world, Random Bullets is a contemporary crime thriller with a paranormal twist. 

Available in Kindle, paperback and audiobook editions on Amazon. An audiobook version, narrated by Alexander Doddy, is available on Audible, Amazon, and iTunes. Link to the paperback edition of Random Bullets on Amazon

Living with Postcards

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Published in 2015. 131 pages.

This non-fiction book describes my close relationship with old postcards, mainly fantasy ones. I have collected them since the nineteen seventies and now own over two thousand of these charming, beautiful, historic items. I started fanatically collecting them whilst writing my thesis on Fantasy in Postcards at Art College, where I was studying for a graphic design degree. My thesis won me a first with distinction, whereas my graphic art annoyingly gained me only a 2:2. I was asked by my art history tutor to lecture on the subject of Fantasy in Postcards, but as I was only twenty-one at the time I did not feel ready and declined. All the cards in my book are from my own large collection.

A perfect present from the past

Living with Postcards is available on Amazon in both paperback and Kindle editions. Link to the paperback edition of Living with Postcards on Amazon

A Slice of the Seventies – Book One of The Mug Trilogy

A Slice of the Seventies FRONT cover HendrixPublished on Amazon in 2015. 246 pages.

This first book in the loosely autobiographical Mug Trilogy tells the story of Jersey-born Mug, a troubled girl from a recently broken home. It covers her time as a sixteen-year-old at the Isle of Wight Music Festival in 1970, the year she follows a guru and tracks her tumultuous time as an art student in Coventry. It follows her time with fellow-student, David, and the dramatic events which lead on from their graduation.

An audiobook of A Slice of the Seventies, narrated by Tracey Norman, is available on Audible, Amazon, and iTunes.

A Slice of the Seventies is available on Amazon in Kindle, paperback and audiobook editions.  Link to the Kindle edition of A Slice of the Seventies on Amazon

The Lying Scotsman – Book Two of The Mug Trilogy
 

Published in 2015. 426 pages.

The words in this loosely autobiographical book were triggered by the entanglement between Mug, a recently divorced, disinherited, temporarily sex-obsessed woman, and Michael, a complex, mendacious, Scottish baggage handler. Destiny threw this Gordian knot her way one night in early 2004. She was an honest, trusting, troubled woman in her late forties. He was an enigma in his late thirties who was hiding many shocking secrets. Her original plan was to write about their unusual story as a gift to him, taking the opportunity to describe her life prior to their meeting because it shaped how she felt about him, why she tolerated what others might deem unacceptable and dictated how she lived her future life. The purpose of this book changed into a desperate effort to make sense of unfolding, bizarre events and to help them both deal with the aftermath.

The Lying Scotsman is available on Amazon in both paperback and Kindle editions at: Link to the Kindle edition of The Lying Scotsman on Amazon  

Straws – Book Three of The Mug Trilogy

Published in 2015. 256 pages.

The aftermath of Mug’s time whirled in The Lying Scotsman’s vortex. This book documents her struggles to achieve a happy outcome in her relationship with men, family, work, and life in general. It is the third book in the third-person autobiographical Mug Trilogy. Who will be Mug’s final straw, and what prompted her to write and publish books in her sixties?

Straws is available on Amazon in both paperback and Kindle editions. Free with Kindle Unlimited.

Link to the Kindle edition of Straws on Amazon

 
Potholes and Magic Carpets
 

Revised Potholes and Magic CarpetsPublished on Amazon in 2015. 298 pages.

The main action takes place in rural Kent and London in 2015. It looks at the dramatic incidents, challenges and temptations in the past and present lives of four couples of varying ages, professions and sexual persuasions that are all linked by either blood or friendship. Just as in life, the negative, selfish, sometimes violent natures of some of the characters in Potholes and Magic Carpets wreak havoc on the innocent. A tale of not so simple folk.

Potholes and Magic Carpets is available on Amazon in both paperback and Kindle editions. An audiobook edition, narrated by Tracey Norman, is available on Audible, Amazon, and iTunes. Published on Amazon in 2015. 298 pages. Link to the paperback edition of Potholes and Magic Carpets on Amazon.

The Trouble With Trouble 

Published on Amazon in 2020. 382 pages.

THE TROUBLE WITH TROUBLE is a powerful erotic thriller set in a Sheffield police station. The story follows on from The Trouble With Liam but can be read as a standalone. When a forensic scientist invents a potent sexual arousal cream called Trouble, it causes huge problems for DCI Jeremy Cosgrove, his beautiful sex-addicted liaison officer, Kate Pendleton, and two other women who also work at the station. It’s a tale of blackmail, lust, secrets, hidden identities, and murder. The Trouble With Trouble is like Line of Duty but with explicit sex.

Be warned. As with book 1 in the Trouble series, The Trouble with Trouble isn’t a book for the faint-hearted or easily shocked. I’ve written two more books in the Trouble series which can also be read as standalones. Trouble In Cornwall is now published and book 4, Troubled, will be out in late 2020.

Available in Kindle and paperback editions. Free to Kindle Unlimited subscribers. Link to the Kindle edition on Amazon: https://amzn.to/3eM9Kte

Trouble In Cornwall

Published on Amazon in 2020. 367 pages.

DCI Cosgrove and Kate Pendleton, his sex-addicted liaison officer, find themselves in all kinds of bizarre and extreme situations when they are seconded to a Cornish police force to help find Jessie O’Sullivan’s kidnapped son. Jessie is Liam O’Sullivan’s wife from book 1, The Trouble With Liam. Kate catches the eye of Russell Bell, Jessie’s charismatic but deeply flawed Jamaican boyfriend. All hell breaks loose in this third book in the Trouble series.

Available in Kindle and paperback. The Kindle is free with Kindle Unlimited. Link to Trouble In Cornwall: https://amzn.to/3fBBWyh

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I would love to hear your feedback on all of my books. You can leave comments on this website or my Amazon author page, which can be found at the links below.

If you are in Great Britain, all my books on my Amazon author page in both paperback and Kindle editions can be found here.

If you are in America, all my books on my Amazon author page in both paperback and Kindle editions can be found here.

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