Best Ann Charles books

Rattling the Heat in Deadwood (Deadwood Humorous Mystery) (Volume 8)

Ann Charles

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A scrappy, hot-blooded woman can only take so much! Violet Parker is on fire … or rather under fire yet again. New evidence has fanned the embers of a cold murder case, and her alibi is smoldering at the corners. While battling a dogged detective determined to pin the murder on her, Violet scrambles to find the real killer. Will she escape “the heat” with singed tail feathers? Or will Violet go down in flames?

Tequila & Time (Deadwood Shorts) (Volume 4)

Ann Charles

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Tequila is a slippery devil ... Tequila is a slivvery depil ... Tequila issa slipperppery debil ... depil ... Recipe for drunken laughter: Take two best friends since childhood; Add four shots of tequila each; Sprinkle in a handful of secrets; Shake. Given the right amount of Tequila & Time, even the deepest secrets between two friends will rise to the surface. NOTE: This short story includes a multi-page "Sneak Peek" at the end from the 2nd book in the Dig Site Mystery Series called MAKE NO BONES ABOUT IT.

Nearly Departed in Deadwood (Deadwood Humorous Mystery)

Ann Charles

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"The first time I came to Deadwood, I got shot in the ass."--Violet Parker

Little girls are vanishing from Deadwood, South Dakota, and Violet Parker's daughter could be next. She's desperate to find the monster behind the abductions. But if she's not careful, Violet just might end up as one of Deadwood's dearly departed.

A Wild Fright in Deadwood (Deadwood Humorous Mystery) (Volume 7)

Ann Charles

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Hell hath no fury like a woman scorned ... especially a dead one holding a grudge. Back on Deadwood's list of Usual Suspects, Violet Parker is hip deep in wild frights and fired-up females. After juggling bitter threats, haunted buildings, and vengeful ghosts, the last thing she needs is a pair of bullheaded detectives trying to pin another murder on her tail. Can Violet find the real killer before she ends up behind bars? Or worse, on a slab at the morgue.

Make No Bones About It (A Dig Site Mystery) (Volume 2)

Ann Charles

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"Lively and entertaining! Make No Bones About It is full of action and imaginative plot twists. A rousing good read!" ~Gerri Russell, Amazon Top 100 Bestselling Author of Flirting with Felicity MYSTERY, MAYHEM, AND MONKEYS, OH MY! Welcome to the jungle, a treacherous place teeming with terrible secrets better left buried. “This dig site isn’t cursed. It’s doomed!” Ancient History … A small civilization in the Maya jungle suffered a mysterious, bloody ending. Recent History … A world-renown Mesoamerican archaeologist dug too deep in the same place and wound up dead. Present Day … Dr. Angélica García has returned to the site of her mother’s death much to the displeasure of Quint Parker, the visiting photojournalist out to win her heart. While Angélica struggles to unearth the secrets behind the Maya site’s dark past, Quint battles to keep the gutsy “Boss Lady” from sharing her mother’s fate. Will the two manage to unravel the disturbing truth hiding amongst the dig site’s bones before history repeats itself? “Make No Bones About It delivers page-turning adventure, mystery, and romance! I couldn't put the book down as I raced to the action-packed conclusion. A must read!” ~Joleen James, Award-winning Author of the Hometown Alaska Men Series “Fun, sexy, and filled with paranormal twists … I loved it!” ~Kristy McCaffrey, Author of Blue Sage and the Wings of the West Series

Better Off Dead in Deadwood (Deadwood Humorous Mystery) (Volume 4)

Ann Charles

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One dead body. One century-old haunted opera house. One zombie musical. One pissed-off detective. Will Violet “Spooky” Parker keep her tail out of trouble or will she end up as one of Deadwood’s walking dead?

The Wild Turkey Tango (Jackrabbit Junction Mystery Series)

Ann Charles

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One gun + two turkeys + three Morgan sisters = One helluva Jeep ride! It's Thanksgiving Day in Jackrabbit Junction and the feathers are flying before the food even hits the table. What starts out as a quick trip to pick up a turkey turns into another messy Morgan sisters' mystery filled with hijinks and adventure. Never has Thanksgiving been so wild!

Dead Case in Deadwood (Deadwood Humorous Mystery) (Volume 3)

Ann Charles

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“Nothing good ever happens at the butt-crack of dawn. No doubt, the headless corpse on the autopsy table in front of me would agree.”—Violet Parker Real estate agent, Violet “Spooky” Parker stumbles upon a body-part theft ring at the local funeral parlor and suspects her caustic coworker has a hand in it—or maybe a foot. Can Violet discover what’s in the crates the crooks are sneaking out of the mortuary in the dark of night? Or will she end up in one of them herself … in pieces?

Dance of the Winnebagos (Jackrabbit Junction Mystery Series) (Volume 1)

Ann Charles

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DANCE OF THE WINNEBAGOS, a Kindle Bestseller in Women Sleuth and Western Romance genres from the national award-winning author of the Deadwood Mystery series.

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Don't forget to grab, JACKRABBIT JUNCTION JITTERS and THE GREAT JACKALOPE STAMPEDE, the 2nd and 3rd book in the Jackrabbit Junction Mystery series.
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Praise for DANCE OF THE WINNEBAGOS...
Ann Charles delivers laugh-out-loud dialogue, unforgettable characters, and pulse-pounding suspense." ~Vicki Lewis Thompson, New York Times Bestselling Author

Other 5 out of 5 star reviews ...
"... two thumbs up and a standing ovation for laughs, sighs, thrills, and an excellently crafted mystery." ~Maxwell Cynn, Thrillers Rock Twitter Reviews and author of The Collective

"Ann Charles consistently provides a colorful kaleidoscope of characters and situations. I simply love her books. We need a new genre for Ann Charles's books. Nothing out there does them justice." ~Jenna Scribbles, Book Reviewer and Author of Healing Touch and Off Leash

"The novel has spunk and pep! Ann Charles tells a darn good romantic tale as well!"  ~Susie Kline, Motherhoot Reviews


Overview of DANCE OF THE WINNEBAGOS
When Claire's grandfather and his army buddies converge in the Arizona desert to find new wives, it's her thankless job to keep them out of trouble with the opposite sex.

But when she finds a human leg bone and partners with a reluctant geotechnician to dig up secrets from the past, trouble finds her. If she doesn't stop digging, she could end up dead.


More Praise ...
"Don't pick up one of Ann Charles' mystery romances if you have other pressing engagements. Ms. Charles writes with an engaging style that is demonstrably impossible to set down." ~John Klawitter, author of the prize-winning Hollywood Havoc action thriller novels

If you laughed and cringed your way through Janet Evanovich's Stephanie Plum series, you are going to love Ann's Deadwood Mystery series!


Ann's Deadwood Mystery Series
**Check out Ann's Top-Rated #1 Kindle Bestseller in BOTH Women Sleuth and Ghost genres, the award winning, NEARLY DEPARTED IN DEADWOOD: "Full of thrills and chills, a fun rollercoaster ride of a book!" ~Susan Andersen, New York Times Bestselling author of Burning Up

**Don't forget to pick up the second book in the Deadwood Mystery series, OPTICAL DELUSIONS IN DEADWOOD: "Hilarious, original, and genuinely wonderful!" ~Hank Phillippi Ryan, Anthony, Agatha and Macavity winning author

**DEAD CASE IN DEADWOOD (Book 3)..."Masterful storytelling. Masterful suspense. Masterful humor. And to have such tension and mystery in a third book in a series? Like I said...Masterful." ~Carolyn McCray, author of 30 Pieces of Silver, #1 Kindle Bestseller in Men's Adventure/War genres

**BETTER OFF DEAD IN DEADWOOD (Book 4): "Flirty, Frisky, Frantic and Frightening...Better Off Dead is just plain Fun!!!!" ~Terri Reid, Bestselling Author of the Mary O' Reilly Paranormal Mystery Series


DANCE OF THE WINNEBAGOS Cover Art by C.S. Kunkle; Cover Design by Sharon Benton; Cover Art Prep by Mona Weiss

Meanwhile, Back in Deadwood (Deadwood Humorous Mystery) (Volume 6)

Ann Charles

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Meanwhile, Back in Deadwood… the mystery and mayhem continue. Between the butchered body parts, creepy killers, dogged detectives, ghoulish ghosts, and ever-present TV cameras, Violet Parker’s purple boots are itching to skedaddle.

But there is no escaping another murder investigation or her new deadly reputation. Not even if both risk the lives of those she loves most.