Connie Shelton is the USA Today bestselling author of more than two dozen mysteries in two series. The first is the Charlie Parker series featuring Charlotte "Charlie" Parker as an accountant who reluctantly tends to get involved in cases that come into the private investigation firm she owns with her brother, Ron. Connie's second series features Samantha Sweet, a Taos baker with a magical touch, who also breaks into houses for a living. In addition to her full-time writing career, Connie has taught writing, is the creator of the Novel In A Weekend writing course, and was a contributor to Chicken Soup for the Writer's Soul. She and her husband reside in northern New Mexico with their two dogs. Visit her website at connieshelton.com and get her free mystery newsletter.
"Fans of Southwestern mysteries will find that Shelton's engaging story, likable heroine, and comfortable prose make this a good choice." - Library Journal "Charlie is slick, appealing and nobody's fool." -- Booklist "Charlie is just what readers want." -- Booklist "Charlie is a fabulous amateur sleuth." -- Midwest Book Review "Readers can only hope the likeable characters, fast-paced plots and local color will continue." -- Albuquerque Journal "A fun and fast read." -- Small Press Magazine