A lifelong fan of mysteries and thrillers, Connie Shelton is the USA Today bestselling author of two mystery series. Her print books and e-books are sold in more than 72 countries, with more than a million copies downloaded to date. Shelton grew up in New Mexico, and she has used her enchanting home state as the setting for most of her stories, although she has also incorporated international locales based on her own world travels. Five of her Charlie Parker mysteries have been optioned for film and television production.

In addition to her fiction writing accomplishments, Shelton has received several awards for her essays and was a contributor to Chicken Soup For the Writer's Soul. Outside of writing, her passions include dogs, art, cooking and travel. She also holds a women's world altitude record in size AX-4 hot air balloons (and yes, this adventure did show up in one of her mysteries!).

Read more about her books, meet Connie in an online interview, and sample her favorite New Mexico recipes at her website. You can also sign up for her free monthly newsletter and be among the first to receive news about new releases and be entered in her drawings for a chance to win free Kindles, other ebook devices, and gift cards. It's all at connieshelton.com
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Stories by Connie Shelton
Deadly Gamble by authorconnieshelton
Deadly Gamble #375 in Mystery / Thriller
In this debut mystery series novel, Charlie Parker, accountant and partner in an Albuquerque private investigation firm, is visited by her old school friend, Stacy North. Stacy's Rolex watch is missing and she begs...
Sweet Masterpiece - The First Samantha Sweet Mystery by authorconnieshelton
Sweet Masterpiece - The First Samantha Sweet Mystery Mystery / Thriller
USA Today bestselling author Connie Shelton introduces her most delightful cozy mystery series yet-with a little romance, a little magic and a lot of chocolate! When she's not baking her delectable pastries Samant...
Woodcarver's Secret by authorconnieshelton
Woodcarver's Secret Mystery / Thriller
In the early twenty-first century a woman in Taos, New Mexico, falls heir to an extraordinary mystical artifact, a carved wooden box, which she discovers has a long and complex history. What follows is a glimpse at...