The Cluttered Corpse (A Charlotte Adams Mystery #2) (Paperback)

By Mary Jane Maffini

Berkley, 9780425220924, 288pp.

Publication Date: April 1, 2008

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After freeing herself of some useless clutter—namely a cheating fiancé—Manhattan financial analyst Charlotte Adams goes home to Woodbridge, New York, to start over as a professional organizer. But she’s learning that foul play can creep into even the most well-ordered life.
Charlotte never would have guessed that Emmy Lou Rheinbeck had organizational issues. The dressed-for-success executive has a house that could be featured in a magazine—or so Charlotte thinks until she gets upstairs, where the rooms are overflowing with pastel stuffed animals. Charlotte thinks the collection can be easily tamed, but can’t say the same about Emmy Lou’s neighbor. The disturbed young man and his best friend think nothing of pulling horrible pranks that have Emmy Lou on edge. Charlotte can’t resist helping out, but her efforts result in a bigger mess—one that leads to murder.

About the Author

Mary Jane Maffini is a Canadian mystery writer known for her Camilla MacPhee, Fiona Silk, and Charlotte Adams series. She is the recipient of many accolades, including Arthur Ellis Awards and an RT Award for Best Amateur Sleuth. She lives in Ottawa, Ontario, with her husband.