Ann Charles is an award winning novelist living in Seattle USA. Having had the passion to right from a tender age, Ann Charles decided to make a career out of it and thus studied creative writing from the university of Washington where she was awarded with a bachelor degree in English. After spending over a decade writing and editing documents for software company, Ann Charles decided to follow her true passion and delve in fictional writing. Having written for her own entertainment for years, it came as no surprise when she won an award for the best mystery and suspense writer competition.
After getting recognition, Ann Charles went ahead and finally got published in the year 2011 with her first book in Dead Wood mysteries, Nearly departed in Dead wood. After this Ann Charles joined the ranks of being a member of the Gruppies, Sisters in crime and Romance writers of America. Since her debut as a professional author, Ann Charles has a number of mysteries to her name including, Dead wood mysteries book, jack rabbit junction mysterious books, gold wash mystery and Dig site mystery. Anne Charles juggles her umber one passion of being a mother and wife with her dedication and passion for writing intriguing and suspenseful novels for her esteemed fans.
Dead Wood mysteries book series
Nearly Departed in Deadwood (2011)
This is the official book that Ann wrote and got published as a writer. The story is built on the main character, Violet parker who has worries about little girls disappearing in her town, Dead wood in South Dakota. She worries s that her fear will be realized and her dream f starting afresh in South Dakota would not come true. Her life get s interesting with her experiencing challenges from another malicious realtor co worker, a secret admirer that is downright scary and a handsome stranger who is bound to turn her world upside down and breathless.
Dead Case in Deadwood (2012)
Proving that she can consistently deliver, Ann Charles goes again and continues her Dead wood mysteries. Still in South Dakota, Violet Parkers life just got a bit difficult with headless corpses appearing in front of her. With everything now seemingly getting on her nerves; Violet stumbles of a body part theft ring at local funeral home. Things get interesting when she her list of suspects gets larger and everyone seemingly in it. To get to the bottom of it, Violet is forced to face her fears and face spooky ghosts in the night while ensuring that all her body parts remain intact.
An Ex to Grind in Deadwood (2014)
Violet parker does it again in this serious and inevitable finds herself in the middle of mysterious and potentially super natural occurrence. In the black hills, she starts to receive creepy phone calls, finds a dead body, and has to deal with meddling detectives and annoying ex- partners. In all the happenings, violet swears to stay out of official police business, that is until everything gets interesting and she has to figure what is going on and still manage to keep herself sane and out of danger for herself and her son.
Dead wood mysteries short stories series
Seeing Trouble (2012)
To get to answer the questions that Ann Charles enthusiasts for her, Ann wrote background information regarding the life and story of how Violet came to be a single parent who wishes to start a new. This short story gives in depth of the life’s of violet and how she came to live in Dead wood as the mother of twins and fans inevitably get to peer in Violet’s crazy wild world
Boot Points (2013)
Violet mystery does not disappoint and this revolves around her purple boots. Her character becomes more intriguing and seemingly more confused and yet determined at the same time. She has to figure out who is messing with her life, and the issue of her missing purple boots brings in revelations that she was not ready for.
Jack rabbits junctions mysterious book series
Dance of the Winnebago’s (2011)
The story in this series revolves the main character Claire and her wish of keeping order and people out of trouble. With her grandfather’s buddies finding themselves new wives, she ensures that they stay out of trouble and not involved with the opposite sex. Coincidentally in keeping up with her thankless job, she finds a human leg that brings up dark secrets from her past. With everything becoming shadowy and everyone on edge, Claire is obsessed with uncovering the truths behind it and this could certainly lead her to her own doom.
Jackrabbit Junction Jitters (2012)
Claire’s life gets super interesting especially with the wave of burglaries that are occurring in her neighborhood. Being truly herself, she forms suspicions and want to solve the robberies, until when she gets something more interesting; a treasure hunt. With the help of her boyfriend, her world gets interesting and dangerous at the same time. Trying to keep herself from going under, Claire tries to keep everything afloat when dealing with her crazy sister, jittery bride, old men and her mother.
Gold wash mystery series
Old man back in town (2014)
With Christmas spirit having hit early in a lonely town of Gold wash, things are quiet and serene. However for a bar owner this are not as cheerful as she finds the worst gift ever from Santa, her old man’s visit. With him around she has to figure out what kind o f trouble he is in, what he wants and when he will leave for her to have peace of mind anywhere in the state of Nevada.
Dig site mystery series
Look at what the wind blew on (2015)
In the pursuit of their different careers a headstrong archaeologist and a photo journalist find themselves in the middle of a jungle. With their main focus on unearthing buried secrets from long ago, they blatantly disregard warnings and realize that they are under the Maya curse that threatens to destroy them both when it’s too late. With their lives on the line, the two have to learn to work together and focus on building their trust on each other for them to be able to get out of the jungle in one piece.