Darynda Jones – Charley Davidson Series Reading Order

by Maryse on January 28, 2012 · 14 comments

in Reading Order Guide:

What a fun looking series! The recommendations started when my friend put book #1 on her TBR list, saying “If it is ANYTHING like the old Showtime show called Dead Like Me (about Grim Reapers) I know I will love this.”

Then more comments came in:

Nay: Yes, I HIGHLY recommend the Charley Davidson series. Reyes Farrow is one of the hottest (literally and figuratively), super sexy heroes out there! I’ve said it before–it’s one of my fave paranormal series!

Valerie: “… reading “First Grave on the Right” by Darynda Jones.  I really recommend her books.  I don’t want to give anything away about her series, but I can say it’s about a private investigator named Charley Davidson who also just happens to be THE Grim Reaper.  Her dad is a retired police officer who now owns a bar in which her office is located on the 2nd story of the building.  Her uncle is still on the police department and uses her in some cases since she can see dead people.  She is also very hotly involved with an entity that is other than human (like I said, don’t want to give away too much).

Marisa: “Hey Maryse. Have you read a Darynda Jones book yet? If not, I can assure you, you will love her.”

Suzan: Amazingly fun and intriguing, I thought ahh another supernatural series, I’ll give it a try I do love my j.r. Ward but omg I wasn’t prepared for the complete and total awesomeness this series is. Its SOOO funny, has such a great story, characters, plot, intrigue and sexiness that is Reyes yumm,! The most bad boy in alpha maleness .seriously the son of satan! He’s met his match! I laughed, even had tears…. the characters and heart are sooo close…. and the story line is just…. unstoppable! Love it! Can’t wait for more from Darynda Jones!

Maria: Love them! She makes me laugh out loud :D These books are suspenseful, sexy, mysterious and hilarious! If you haven’t read them yet, I highly recommend them. I’m a JR Ward fan and she recommended them, so what the Warden says goes! LOL!

Okay guys!! This looks like my cup of tea!! I’m on it :)

About book #1:

Charley sees dead people. That’s right, she sees dead people. And it’s her job to convince them to “go into the light.” But when these very dead people have died under less than ideal circumstances (i.e., murder), sometimes they want Charley to bring the bad guys to justice. Complicating matters are the intensely hot dreams she’s been having about an Entity who has been following her all her life…and it turns out he might not be dead after all. In fact, he might be something else entirely.

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{ 14 comments… read them below or add one }

Krystal January 28, 2012 at 10:17 PM

i absolutely loveeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee this series !!!! its awesome !!! and I’m so in love with the main characters.. i can’t say much with out ruining anything.. but i will say that i was hooked and I’m literally counting down the hours till the next one !!!! :D

Pam February 5, 2012 at 5:01 PM

I have never commented before but I HAD to comment on this series. It is so hilarious! I made a fool of myself laughing out loud! Definitely put it on your must read list!

Maryse February 5, 2012 at 10:39 PM

Awww Pam!! I LOVE laughing out loud when reading. You KNOW it’s good when you can’t help but do that!

Callie March 3, 2012 at 7:02 AM

Hii there I’m like huge fan of Charley’s series and I think everyone should read it! I’m from a small country in Europe and we don’t have really good info about the USA books and I’ve been confused about how many the books from the series are.Somewhere I saw that there is that fourth book called “Fourth grave beneath my feet” and I was wondering if it’s true?I would be very greatfull if you can light me up about it! :)

Maryse March 4, 2012 at 4:39 PM

Hi Callie!! Thank you, you were right, and I updated the list. It will be out in October of 2012. :)

Maryse March 4, 2012 at 4:39 PM

Krystal and Pam. You guys make me wanna read this so bad!!

Gina March 11, 2012 at 2:16 AM

okay, I just finished reading the available books in the series tonight and I’m completely depressed that the next one isn’t due out until october.

The series even got an endorsement from JR Ward. (it’s on the cover of book #1, that’s what made me want to read it.)

NJ April 14, 2012 at 7:16 AM

Hey!! I just got started reading this series and i was wondering if anyone knows just how many books this series is going to have? Is Fourth grave beneath my feet the last book? or atre there still others to come?? thanks so much for helping out!!

Maria September 16, 2013 at 7:47 PM

Love them! She makes me laugh out loud :D These books are suspenseful, sexy, mysterious and hilarious! If you haven’t read them yet, I highly recommend them. I’m a JR Ward fan and she recommended them, so what the Warden says goes! LOL!

suzan December 13, 2013 at 9:56 PM

Amazingly fun and intriguing, I thought ahh another supernatural series, I’ll gibe it a try I do love my j.r. Ward but omg I wasn’t prepared for the complete and total awesomeness this series is. Its SOOO funny, has such a great story, characters, plot, intrigue and sexiness that is Reyes yumm,! The most bad boy in alpha maleness .seriously the son of satan! He’s met his match! I laughed, even had tears…. the characters and heart are sooo close…. and the story line is just…. unstoppable! Love it! Can’t wait for more from Darrynda Jones!

Maryse December 13, 2013 at 10:50 PM

These sound perfect for me, Suzan!!

Christine April 4, 2014 at 1:16 AM

These books are AWESOME! A friend of mine turned me onto them and once I started reading them I just couldn’t put them down! I still cant believe I have to wat until may almost june for the next one!

Nikki June 3, 2014 at 9:14 AM

Dang it!! I want more!!! These books are great!

Laura April 26, 2015 at 3:24 PM

Booooo nooooo they aren’t on sale in the UK!! I’ve been waiting for this to drop forever :(

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