Cleanup

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Orca Book Publishers, Oct 1, 2012 - FICTION - 128 pages
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Connie Suarez, downsized from her job as a legal secretary, is working as a maid. She's getting used to picking up after people and putting their lives in order. But she is not prepared for the mess that awaits her when she arrives at work one morning to find her employer dead on the floor of his bedroom. Connie's co-worker Maria, an illegal alien from Colombia, quickly becomes the prime suspect in his murder. When Maria begs her for help, Connie cannot refuse. As she tries to discover what really happened, she learns that Maria has been keeping a number of things from her. Now Connie can't decide who or what to believe. And that's not the worst of it. Connie soon realizes that she herself is also a potential target for violence. The question now is, will she be able to clean up the mess that Maria is in without getting killed herself?
 

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User Review  - BrynDahlquis - LibraryThing

The biggest problem with this book is that it's incredibly short. I'd barely started it and realized that it was almost over and we were entering the climax of the ending. The plot was also weirdly ... Read full review

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User Review  - JRlibrary - LibraryThing

This would be a good book to recommend for someone who likes an easy mystery and doesn't consider themselves a readers. Connie gets to work and discovers her coworker, Maria, a Colombian who is ... Read full review

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Contents

Chapter 1
1
Chapter 2
6
Chapter 3
16
Chapter 4
28
Chapter 5
42
Chapter 6
51
Chapter 7
67
Chapter 8
84
Chapter 9
93
Chapter 10
100
Chapter 11
110
Chapter 12
121
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About the author (2012)

Norah McClintock's fascinating mysteries are hard to put down. She is a five-time winner of the Crime Writers of Canada's Arthur Ellis Award for Best Juvenile Crime Novel. Although Norah is a freelance editor, she still manages to write at least one novel a year. Norah grew up in Montreal, Quebec, and now lives with her family in Toronto, Ontario. Visit www.web.net/~nmbooks for more information.

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