Now Available In Audiobook: A Discount Detective Mystery

Survival Can Be Deadly by Charlotte StuartClick on the cover to check out the book on Audible: 

When single mom and recent widow Cameron Chandler takes a much-needed job at Penny-wise Investigations, a detective agency conveniently located in a suburban shopping mall, she grabs the chance to reinvent herself. Her first case is to locate a runaway girl, something her predecessor had been pursuing before he disappeared. Following in his footsteps, the trail leads to a survivalist camp on a remote island in northern Puget Sound. Armed with only a Swiss Army Knife and her quirky on-the-job training as a suburban sleuth, Cameron uncovers more than she bargained for. She soon finds herself in a fight for her own survival in this lighthearted mystery set in Seattle and the San Juan Islands to the north.

SURVIVAL CAN BE DEADLY is a finalist in the Foreward INDIES Mystery Awards.


The 2nd in the series, CAMPAIGNING CAN BE DEADLY, is available for pre-order. Click on  More on Writing above for details.

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Why Me? by Charlotte StuartAlso Available: Why Me? Chimeras, Conundrums and Dead Goldfish

Another lighthearted mystery with a different cast of characters is now available.

In Greek mythology, the chimera was a bad omen. In Why Me? Chimeras, Conundrums and Dead Goldfish, it’s a motive for murder. Bryn Baczek, a Seattle consultant, is vacationing in Scotland, hiking alone in a downpour, surrounded by midges, when she sees a body at the bottom of a ravine. Before she can return to the scene with the mountain rescue team, the body disappears. She learns that he was a scientist and that his laptop containing his cutting-edge research has disappeared. Rumors that Bryn has the laptop make her a target.

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Meet Charlotte Stuart:

Presentation “Getting Serious About Humor: Murder Mysteries that Bump Your Funny Bone” and reading from Survival Can Be Deadly

March 19, 2020 – POSTPONED
Oak Harbor Library
Whidbey Island, WA
3-4 PM

March 26, 2020 – POSTPONED
Langley Library
Whidbey Island, WA
6:30-8 PM