This series looks sharply at those who perceive themselves as the rich - the elite, and revolves around expensive cars, clothes and posh country clubs. Fans of Sue Grafton, J.A. Jance, and Sara Peretsky will find Shelton's female sleuth captivating. Devout in her dedication for the underdog, Charlie Parker gets drawn into perilous predicaments while sticking her neck out for friends and clients in trouble. She proves a wily opponent for the evil she discovers. Using her trusty jeep for surveillance, she is aided and abetted by Rusty, a huge, lovable mutt.… (more)
Although Charlie Parker is an accountant by profession, Stacy North asks Charlie to find the Rolex watch some gigolo stole from her before her husband discovers it's missing. Charlie finds the watch, but the gigolo manages to get himself murdered, and Charlie has an even bigger case on her hands.