Carolyn McCray is the pen name of American author Cristyn West. Growing up in San Francisco, Carolyn has always had an overactive imagination and has parlayed that into a career writing historical thrillers, mysteries and action-adventure novels. She has also dipped her toe into other genres such as horror and romance. She writes several series, most prominent of which is her Betrayed series. She currently resides in the Pacific Northwest.

Carolyn McCray became a published author with Dark Lullaby in September 2008. She would follow that up closely thereafter with Indian Moon, a standalone title published the next month. Below is a list of Carolyn McCray’s books in order of when they were first released (as well as in chronological order when necessary):

Publication Order of Harbinger Books


Dark Lullaby(2008) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Plain Jane(2010) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Anatomy(2012) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
My Soul to Keep(2012) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Wallflower(2013) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Shallow Grave(2013) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Buzz Kill(2013) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Pallor(2013) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Chronological Order of Harbinger Books

Anatomy is a prequel to Plain Jane. Dark Lullaby takes place following the events of Plain Jane, although contains no spoilers.

Publication Order of Robin Hood Hacker Books


Hacked(2012) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Encrypted(2012) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Binary(2013) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Cipher(2013) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Zeroes(2013) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Betrayed Books


30 Pieces of Silver(2010) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Ambush(2012) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Targeted(2012) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Havoc(2012) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Shiva(2012) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Mayhem(2012) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Chronological Order of Betrayed Books

The short story Ambush is a prequel to 30 Pieces of Silver (book one). Targeted occurs between 30 Pieces of Silver and Havoc (book two). Covert should be read between Havoc and Shiva (book three).

Publication Order of Darc Murder Mysteries Books


9th Circle(2012) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Devious(2012) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Deceived(2013) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
7th Sin(2013) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Carnal(2013) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
5th Pentagram(2013) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Sinister(2013) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Chronological Order of Darc Murder Mysteries Books

Devious and Deceived are prequel short stories to 9th Circle.

Publication Order of Nursery Rhyme Murders Books


Mary, Mary Quite Contrary(2012) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Humpty Dumpty(2013) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Old Woman in a Shoe(2014) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
All Fall Down(2014) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Eennie Meanie Moe(2014) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Jack and Jill(2014) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Peter, Peter, Pumpkin Eater(2014) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Apex Predator Books


Salechii: A Shark Park(2013) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Bull’s Eye Sniper Chronicles Books


Crosshair(2014) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
High Caliber(2014) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Darc Murder Mysteries: 2nd Cycle Books


Devolved(2014) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
3rd Body(2014) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Detached(2014) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
2nd Kill(2014) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Denial(2014) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Our Future, Our Fault Books


Neo-Jurassic(2014) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Nuclear Threat Books


Rogue Spear(2014) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Mass Destruction(2014) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
U235(2014) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Critical Mass(2014) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Nuclear Winter(2014) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Dirty Bomb(2014) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Betrayed: 3rd Cycle Books


Collison(2014) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
StormFront(2014) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Rivalry(2014) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of International Hunters Inc. Books


Soho Slasher(2014) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Standalone Novels


Indian Moon(2008) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
HeartsBlood(2010) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Fated(2011) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Race to the Altar(2013) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Christmas Tail(2013) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Race to the Altar(2013) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Mayflower Murders(2013) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Short Story Collections


Reader's Feast(2012) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Got Thrills?(2012) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Love is in the Air(2013) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Don't Read After Dark(2013) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Down & Dirty(2013) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Notes: The titles Pet Whisperer…er…rrr, Club Death, Mary, Mary Quite Contrary and Pet Holiday Miracles, A Christmas Tail, Mayflower Murders along with the MoonRush, 9th Circle, Nursery Rhyme, International Hunters Inc. and Darc Murder Mysteries series are co-authored with Ben Hopkin. Love is in the Air also has stories by Ben Hopkin. Plain Jane was originally written under her real name of Cristyn West.

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  • Brandon

    If you get a 404 not found page from these links, it’s because she is constantly removing her books and putting them in collections. That’s why there are some books missing from this list. I won’t lie, it’s a bit of a job to maintain this one!