Book List in Order: 32 titles

  • *Catawampus (adj.): 1.) Fierce, savage 2.) Askew, awry It's a cold and snowy Christmas Eve in the rowdy mining town of Deadwood in the Dakota Territory. Rather than enjoy some drinks in front of a warm fire with her friends, contracted Slayer Clement...


  • Some things you just can't ride around ...Jack Rabbit Fields knew a good thing when he saw it, whether it was a sound horse, a sure bet, or a pretty sage hen. When it came to locking horns with any curly wolves he ran into along the trail, he tended ...


  • Hell is empty and all the devils are here. ~William ShakespeareViolet Parker knows better than to play with devils. They always cheat, especially when lives are at stake. Deadwood's charming, troublemaking, and soul-sucking devils are no different, a...


  • There's gold in them there hills! ... and something deadly, too.Danger the likes Boone McCreery has never seen is brewing in the Black Hills. Fresh in from Santa Fe, he's returned to Deadwood to seek justice for his uncle—and maybe to see abou...


  • There’s a real trick to catching a soul-stealing Hungarian devil made of shadow and smoke. Unfortunately, Violet Parker doesn’t know what that trick is and her aunt’s life depends on her figuring it out. But killing is an old family tradition f...


  • The Morgan sisters are BACK …“This dusty corner of Arizona is about to have a replay of the O.K. Corral!”* * *When “Crazy” Kate Morgan learns that her sisters are the next targets on a killer’s to-do list, she’s hell-bent on chasing dow...


  • Deadwood (late 1876) ... A rowdy and reckless undertaker's delight. What better place for a killer to blend in?Enter undertaker Clementine Johanssen, tall and deadly with a hot temper and short fuse, hired to clean up Deadwood's dead ... and the othe...


  • "I laughed (a lot), cried (a little), and wanted to stab a certain family member. This story brings all the feels!” --Renee George, USA Today Bestselling AuthorIt’s Christmas Eve and Violet Parker has one request on her list for Santa—to make i...


  • From the AC Silly Circus Co. comes the second story in a new series of paranormal mystery novellas chock-full of oddball shapeshifters, dangerous secrets, spicy steam, and loads of laughs.Buffoonery abounds under the big top!Someone slipped one of th...






  • Someone killed Clint the Clown.Madam Electra’s crystal ball could help find the murderer, but she risks exposing her own secrets in the process. Secrets that could land her on the endangered species list.Head security officer Bruno Maska has been o...


  • Trespassers will be gutted and hung!—Slagton’s Town MottoNormally, not even drunk on a bet would Violet Parker go to Slagton, a creepy ghost town inhabited by those too stubborn—or deranged—to leave.But a certain bullheaded Deadwood detective...


  • 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 det...


  • YOU'LL LAUGH. YOU'LL CRINGE. YOU'LL WANT MORE! For the first time ever, all three of Ann Charles' bestselling, award-winning first books from her multiple mystery series are available for a discounted price in one boxed s...


  • "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 jungl...


  • 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....


  • 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 vengef...


  • 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 ...


  • Some old flames won’t stop smoldering … Zoe Parker knew better than to play with fire. Fireman Reid Martin sparked a flame in her that she couldn’t put out. Will Zoe be able to escape with her heart before she gets burned? COLD FLAME is the thi...


  • A dust devil of mystery and mayhem pulls Claire into a storm full of rowdy sisters, ominous threats, relationship snafus, and a dangerous mine that could be a treasure trove of trouble. It’s only a matter of time before this rumble turns into an al...






  • 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 ...


  • A steamy jungle, an ancient curse, a deadly secret—one big sweaty mess! From the award-winning author of the Deadwood Mystery Series comes LOOK WHAT THE WIND BLEW IN, the first book in the Dig Site Mystery series. “Intelligent and witty charact...


  • Something has gone foul in the Black Hills … something gravely unnatural. Leave it to Violet Parker to stumble into the middle of it. A creepy phone call. A dead body. Two meddling detectives. A glut of trouble-making ex-partners. Can things get an...


  • Not since the Great Jackalope Stampede of ’58 has tumbleweed-choked Jackrabbit Junction, Arizona seen so much action. Claire Morgan is determined to unravel the mystery behind a stolen treasure before goons come gunning for it—and her family. But...


  • It’s not really about the boots … or is it? BOOT POINTS is a set of short tales about Violet Parker’s purple boots. It is set in the story time between the third and fourth books in the Deadwood Mystery series. Each tale not only explains more ...


  • A sizzling, suspenseful SHORT STORY wrapped in a puzzling mystery that will leave you hungry for more. **It’s “Groundhog Day” meets the modern day Old West!** In the lonely mining ghost town of Goldwash, Nevada, Christmas has come early. Unfort...


  • 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?...


  • What do you get when you combine a chicken named Elvis, a locked diary, and a secret Violet Parker does not want to share with her daughter? SEEING TROUBLE is the first of many short stories involving the characters of the Deadwood Mystery series. (B...


  • Claire is back, raining trouble throughout Jackrabbit Junction in another fast-paced, fun, sexy suspense. A burglar is on the loose Claire wastes no time forming suspicions, but she's sidetracked by a treasure hunt. Even with help from her boyfriend...


  • "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 ...






  • Dance of the Winnebagos -- A novel from the Multiple National Award-winning Author of the Deadwood Mystery Series!"Ann Charles delivers laugh-out-loud dialogue, unforgettable characters, and pulse-pounding suspense."~Vicki Lewis Thompson, New York Ti...


  • "Someone is spreadingrumors around Deadwood that Violet Parker likes to chat with dead folks.With her reputationendangered, her bank account on the verge of extinction, and her career at riskof going up in flames, Violet is desperate. When the opport...


  • NEARLY DEPARTED IN DEADWOOD, the Top-Rated #1 Kindle Bestseller in BOTH Women Sleuth and Ghost genres!WINNER of the 2010 Daphne du Maurier Award for Excellence in Mystery/SuspenseWINNER of the 2011 Romance Writers of America® Golden Heart Award for ...