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Carter, Charlotte (Charlotte C.)

Overview
Works: 47 works in 118 publications in 5 languages and 5,621 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Christian fiction  Detective and mystery stories  Christmas stories 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PS3553.A7736, 813.54
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Publications about Charlotte Carter
Publications by Charlotte Carter
Most widely held works about Charlotte Carter
 
Most widely held works by Charlotte Carter
Jackson Park by Charlotte Carter( file )
5 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 679 libraries worldwide
Cassandra, grandniece to Woodson and Ivy Lisle, is a college student caught up in the highly charged atmosphere of the days following the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr. When the granddaughter of Woodson and Ivy's friends goes missing, Cassandra is sucked into a dangerous mystery that threatens to expose long-buried secrets and jeopardize the life of anyone who asks too many questions.--
Coq au vin by Charlotte Carter( Book )
13 editions published between 1998 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 652 libraries worldwide
Black saxophonist Nanette Hayes flies to Paris to search for her missing aunt, Viv. In Paris, she finds romance with an American street musician who introduces her to the shady world of foreign street artists. By the author of Rhode Island Red
Trip wire by Charlotte Carter( file )
6 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 572 libraries worldwide
On the North Side in December of 1968, Cassandra Perry feels stifled by her doting granduncle and grandaunt, Woody and Ivy, and longs for a change. She moves into a multiracial commune for free spirits working for the good of humankind. But then something unfathomable happens: the commune is rocked by the discovery of two well-liked activists' mutilated bodies. With Woodie and Ivy backing her up, Cassandra begins to investigate only to find herself falling into the trap of the deadly, political hatchet man
Drumsticks by Charlotte Carter( Book )
13 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 569 libraries worldwide
Nanette's fortunes as a saxophone player take a turn for the better when Harlem folk artist Ida Williams gives her a gift "mojo doll," but then Williams is "shot to death in the middle of Nanette's new uptown gig."--Jacket
Rhode Island red by Charlotte Carter( Book )
17 editions published between 1997 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 397 libraries worldwide
Saxophonist Nanette, a New York street musician, agrees to put up a fellow musician in her apartment. In the morning the guest lies dead with a protruding knife and $60,000 is stuffed in Nanette's saxophone. It's the start of a dangerous adventure, but Nanette has a sense of humor. A first novel
Jackson Park by Charlotte Carter( Book )
4 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 324 libraries worldwide
In 1968, Woodson and Ivy Lisle, an older African-American couple, join forces with their college student grandniece, Cassandra, to investigate the disappearance of the granddaughter of an old family friend
Trip wire : a Cook County mystery by Charlotte Carter( Book )
4 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 284 libraries worldwide
Of Jackson Park, the first Cook County mystery featuring an unconventional trio of sleuths, Margo Jefferson of The New York Times said, "Charlotte Carter blends street savvy with wry urbanity and delivers a truly modern big-city crime tale." Now Carter returns with another suspenseful novel that brings the black experience to vivid life during one of the most turbulent times in American history. It is December 1968. In the wake of assassinations and the violence of the Democratic convention in Chicago, "Summer of Love" idealism has disintegrated into suspicion and disillusion. On the city's North Side, twentyishCassandra Perry longs to be independent. She leaves the overprotective embrace of her granduncle and grandaunt, Woody ans Ivy Lisle, and moves into a multiracial commune dedicated to brotherhood and just causes. But Cassandra's search for identity plunges her into the dark side of peace, love, and unlimited freedom'even before she discovers the brutally violated bodies of the commune's most charismatic activist couple. As Cassandra investigates with the help of Woody and Ivy, she begins to see some friends'especially one of her dearest'in a disturbing, deadly light. But when the three amateur sleuths run afoul of a police cover-up with explosive political ramifications, they face a desperate enemy determined to bury the'along with the truth. From the Trade Paperback edition
In search of home by Charlotte Carter( Book )
3 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 272 libraries worldwide
A survey of the dwindling sparrow population in the San Juan Islands leads Abby on some beautiful hikes through the woods - and to the discovery of a stockpile of illegal papers. Who hid these documents? For what purpose? As Abby investigates, she finds a high-stakes smuggling ring and a very special family with a big problem. [cover]
A mysterious history by Charlotte Carter( Book )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 221 libraries worldwide
Old Winchell Manor on top of Arrowhead Hill has been abandoned for more than a century. Abigail Stanton knows there have been strange doings up at the house, yet she scorffs at the notion that it is haunted. When the town decides to demolish the house, Abby has only one week to find a way to save it, and her efforts lead her into a mystery of betrayal, love, and redemption of the human spirit. While Abby is occupied with WInchell Manor, Mary is teaching arts and crafts at the church's vacation Bible school and discovers, amidst her self consciousness, gifts she never thought she had. She also meets young Josh Nicholson, a teen who's been helping out at the school. But is he harboring a secret of his own? From the back cover
Walking bones by Charlotte Carter( Book )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 167 libraries worldwide
A black woman named Nettie goes to New York to be a model but ends up as a designer. One night in a bar, she begins a twisted kind of love affair with an older white man after smashing a glass in his face after he racially insults her
The mystery of Daisy Doe by Charlotte Carter( Book )
3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 148 libraries worldwide
"On a Saturday morning horseback ride to Wayfarer Point, Abigail Stanton and Bobby McDonald spot a bright green shape on the rocks. Closer inspection reveals an injured young woman in a turn-of-the-century dress. When the stranger finally comes to at the medical center, she has no idea who she is. Could she be a victim of a shipwreck or, even worse, foul play? WIth her usual determination and faith, Abby resolves to help this vunerable girl, who she names Daisy Doe, recover her past and embrace her future." From the back cover
For the least of these by Charlotte Carter( Book )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 146 libraries worldwide
No good deed goes unpunished. Katie is working in her garden when she is approached by a desperate teenager. While trying to help the teenager she uncovers an unseemly connection between Megan's mother and a string of jewelry heists. As Katie unravels they mystery, she comes to realize how important family and faith are
A light in the dark by Charlotte Carter( Book )
3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 123 libraries worldwide
Reading the clues by Charlotte Carter( Book )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 111 libraries worldwide
As mystery bookshop owner Mary Fisher looks for clues about the true ownership of a grist mill that has been in her sister Betty's late husband's family for centuries, she hears rumors about an old murder and finds clues that point to answers no one wants to believe
Reading the clues : secrets of Mary's bookshop by Charlotte Carter( Book )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 109 libraries worldwide
Mary's sister Betty receives notice that she is being sued and that the Emerson Grist Mill, which has been in her late husband's family for hundreds of years, actually belongs to the Hopkinses, with whom the Emersons have feuded for generations. Betty is sure that it can't be true, but Mary isn't so certain and sets out to unravel the mill's forgotten history. As Mary digs in the Ivy Bay archives, she hears rumors of a murder that started the feud. Could it be true? And will Mary and Betty's lives ever be the same when they find out?
Out of the ashes by Charlotte Carter( Book )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 100 libraries worldwide
Plundered treasure by Charlotte Carter( Book )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 96 libraries worldwide
On a gray winter's day on Sparrow Island, Abby's sister Mary is awakened from an afternoon nap by a ringing telephone that she doesn't reach in time. Minutes later someone breaks into her home! Upon seeing Mary and her dog Finnegan, the intruder flees, leaving Mary with only a glimpse of him. Abby immediately begins searching for clues about similar break-ins occuring all over the island, and Mary offers her valuable scrimshaw collection as bait in an ingenious trap to catch the thief. In other goings on, young Bobby McDonald joins a stand-up comedy competition, and the usually staid George Stanton gets caught up in a ruckus over banned doughnuts at the senior center. As Abby is pulled deeper into the mystery, she is reminded that true treasure lies within. From the back cover
Strength in numbers by Charlotte Carter( Book )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 72 libraries worldwide
Christmas miracles by Charlotte Carter( Book )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 48 libraries worldwide
Personal effects by Charlotte Carter( Book )
4 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 45 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Carter, Charlotte 1946-
Carter, Charlotte C.
Carter, Charlotte C. 1946-
カーター, シャーロット
Languages
English (72)
Spanish (11)
Italian (4)
Dutch (3)
French (2)
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