In a world filled with uncertainty and too little chocolate, Charlotte Stuart has a passion for writing lighthearted mysteries with a pinch of adventure and a dollop of humor. Her mysteries won awards such as the Firebird Book Award for Humor, the Distinguished Favorites NYC Big Good Award, and the Pinnacle Book Achievement Award. She began her career in academia with a communications PhD. She and her husband then decided to build a commercial boat and fish for salmon in Alaska. Currently she lives and writes on Vashon Island in Washington’s Puget Sound and her spends time entertained by wildlife.
"Survival Can Be Deadly is a delightful mystery with charming characters, lighthearted humor, heartwarming family moments, a spunky sleuth, an intriguing look at survivalists, and the stunning location of the San Juan Islands." —Liz Konkel, Readers Favorite – 1/20
Campaigning Can Be Deadly: "Stuart writes with a type of conversational casualness that is easy to read and moves the story along at a comfortable pace. Her characters are delineated sharply. This is a tale of good folks involved in others' bad behavior, and how it turns out just might surprise you." —Joe Kilgore, US Review of Books – 8/20
Shopping Can Be Deadly: ". . . fans of Janet Evanovich’s work will likely enjoy this book. An often fun and suspenseful mystery." —Kirkus Reviews – 6/21
"Readers who like stories that evolve to embrace international affairs, yet remain thoroughly grounded in strong characters whose lives remain at the forefront of their decision-making processes, will relish the adventure and intrigue of a P.I. who faces personal and political conundrums as well as investigative challenges." —Midwest Book Review – 8/21