Death tidies up
Barbara Colley's whodunit finds the murder-solving maid Charlotte LaRue back on the case, when a client of her successful New Orleans cleaning service, Maid-for-a-Day, becomes embroiled in a long forgotten murder.
Reviews from GoodReads
Loading GoodReads Reviews.
|Grouped Work ID||4d27baa6-55c6-b0cc-18e2-78e4ac4c658f|
|Grouping Title||death tidies up|
|Grouping Author||colley barbara|
|Last Grouping Update||2018-09-22 23:50:37PM|
|Last Indexed||2018-09-23 00:53:58AM|
|available_at_catalog||Main Kids, Main Library|
|detailed_location_catalog||Main Library - Adult Fiction|
Between running her maid service (the successful Maid-for-a-Day) and fretting about her upcoming birthday (the dreaded 6-0), Charlotte LaRue doesn't have much time for gossip. But New Orleans's latest dust-up is hard to ignore—especially since it involves Marian Hebert, one of Charlotte's new clients. Turns out Marian's now-deceased husband once worked for his best friend Drew Bergeron's real-estate agency—and when the business deal soured, so did the friendship. The whole sordid affair came to an unfortunate end when Drew died in a plane crash—and Bill Hebert was killed in what some people insist on calling an accident. Others are convinced it was murder.
Pretty juicy stuff, right? Charlotte doesn't think so. She's trying her best to forget all the rumors—she has more important things to worry about these days. Like vacuuming, window-washing. . .and her new job at the old Devilier house. The gorgeous historic home is being transformed into luxury apartments, and Maid-for-a-Day is in charge of the cleanup. Should be easy enough, Charlotte thinks—until she finds a barely-cold corpse in one of the closets.
The police are sure the dead man is Drew Bergeron. Funny, considering Drew supposedly died years ago—and Charlotte distinctly remembers attending his funeral. Talk about messy. Suddenly all that gossip about the Heberts and Bergerons seems incredibly timely—and Charlotte wishes she'd listened just a little bit closer. . .
With old rivalries flaring—and past secrets suddenly back in the present—Charlotte has a feeling this job will involve some real dirty work. Good thing she has a knack for cleaning up crimes. . .
|isbn||9780758265753, 9781575668758, 9781575668765|
|item_details||ils:CARL0000199953|35192039241934|Main Library - Adult Fiction|Fiction Colley|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||MN||, overdrive:d60dc91f-ab5f-4c0d-8a5c-c4fb31633ea2|-1|Online OverDrive Collection|Online OverDrive|eBook|eBook|1|false|true|OverDrive|||Adobe EPUB eBook,Kindle Book,OverDrive Read|Available Online|||||
|owning_library_catalog||Nashville Public Library|
|owning_location_catalog||Main Kids, Main Library|
|record_details||ils:CARL0000199953|Book|Books||English|Kensington Books,|2003.|247 p. ; 22 cm., overdrive:d60dc91f-ab5f-4c0d-8a5c-c4fb31633ea2|eBook|eBook||English|Kensington|2004||
|series||Squeaky clean Charlotte LaRue mysteries|
|series_with_volume||Squeaky clean Charlotte LaRue mysteries|2|
|subject_facet||Detective and mystery stories, American, LaRue, Charlotte (Fictitious character) -- Fiction, New Orleans (La.) -- Fiction|
|title_display||Death tidies up|
|title_full||Death Tidies Up, Death tidies up / Barbara Colley|
|title_short||Death tidies up|
|topic_facet||Detective and mystery stories, American, Fiction, LaRue, Charlotte (Fictitious character), Mystery|