• Glad One: Crazy Is a Relative Term

  • A Val Fremden Humorous Mystery, Book 1
  • By: Margaret Lashley
  • Narrated by: Sarah Pesek
  • Length: 8 hrs and 37 mins
  • 4.5 out of 5 stars (455 ratings)

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Glad One: Crazy Is a Relative Term

By: Margaret Lashley
Narrated by: Sarah Pesek
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Best seller in eight mystery and humor categories!

Rednecks, romance, and a last shot at redemption. Solve this twisty mystery before you die laughing!

After being duped out of her life savings in Germany, Val Fremden retreats home to Florida with more than just her pride in tatters. Broke, jobless, divorced, and 45, she knows starting over won’t be easy. But when her only friend suddenly turns up dead, Val begins to wonder if the world is out to get her.

Maybe it is...

The sugar-white sands of Sunset Beach attract weirdos like mosquitoes to a bug zapper. So when the will of Val’s friend makes the local newspaper, lunatics, and con artists stumble from their beach shacks scuffling for a piece of the leftover pie.

Determined to find her friend’s true heir, Val reluctantly turns to three crackpots for help - a drunk, a redneck, and a snarky beach bum. Working at odds with each other, their bumbling investigation attracts the attention of a hot cop. He quickly gets into the fray and under Val’s skin. Whether it’s in a good way or bad only time will tell....

Love your mysteries with a side of snide? Get set for a heaping helping of Southern-fried screwball action in this hilarious accidental thriller! Grab your copy now!

If you love funny, hard-to-solve mysteries that put gaffs over gore and laughs over legalese, the Val Fremden Mystery Series is for you! Part Bridget Jones, part My Name is Earl, each book in the series is packed with crazy characters, zingy dialogue, hilarious similes, and rip-roaring situational humor, making them a laugh a minute!

Like many listeners, if you love Janet Evanovich’s Stephanie Plum or Jana Deleon's Fortune Redding, you'll probably find yourself resonating with Val Fremden, too. She's a lovable, hot mess who's a bit older, a tad more jaded, and a ton more experienced in big-time failure. Life’s been tough for Val. Still, she always manages to find her way with sardonic humor and an intrepid spirit. A gin and tonic now and then helps, too.

Life’s a beach and then you die. If you’re ready for a good laugh and a great mystery, check out Glad One and its crazy cast of characters today. Funny Florida mysteries don't get any wackier!

Amazon number one best seller in Amateur Sleuths, Cozy Mystery, Humor & Satire, Women's Detective Fiction, Comedy, Humorous Dark Comedy, Men, Women & Relationships Humor, and Love, Sex & Marriage Humor!

PS: If you love humorous, pause-resisting mysteries like those by Deborah Brown, Lucy Quinn, Tricia O'Malley, Gemma Halliday, Karen Cantwell, Tara Sivec, Liliana Hart, Libby Howard, Chelsea Field, Jana Deleon, Gina LaManna, Janet Evanovich, Denise Grover Swank, Amy Vansant, and Stephanie Bond, you just might love Glad One, too!

©2017 Margaret Lashley (P)2020 Margaret Lashley