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Haunted Hijinks Audiobook

Haunted Hijinks: An Agnes Barton Paranormal Mystery, Book 1

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Publisher's Summary

Ever since Agnes' car accident, things have changed drastically for her. When she wakes up in the hospital, not only is her son, Stuart, there - who she hasn't seen in years - but a ghostly apparition!

Instead of getting ready for the loony bin, Agnes and Eleanor help ready the Butler Mansion for a grand opening as a bed and breakfast on Halloween, except they find the body of Katherine Clark. It's game on, as usual, for Agnes, except she now has a new partner, one who has remained silent and is - well - a ghost.

Agnes now struggles to keep her wits, keeping her ghostly companion a secret from Eleanor, not such an easy feat since Eleanor is sharp as a tack. Not only that, but where has Stuart been all of these years, and what is he up to?

©2014 Madison Johns (P)2016 Madison Johns

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    Troublemer 05-20-17
    Troublemer 05-20-17 Member Since 2016
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    "different"

    This was the first i listen to by this author. it was cute entertaining story. I am not used to the main characters being older but it works. I will read more in this series. I

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    Marguerite T. Smith 06-16-16 Member Since 2015
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    "Voice actor was truly painful to listen too."

    Story was okay, but voices were so terrible it made it hard to get through. I have listened to some amazing audio books. This was NOT one of them.

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    Farrell 03-26-16
    Farrell 03-26-16
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    "Simplistic"

    The overall plot was OK but the dialog was simplistic. I suppose the author was going for humor but it just didn't work. The delivery didn't help, the ghosts voice was especially irritating.

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    Zena 03-05-16
    Zena 03-05-16
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    "Impressive!"

    I haven't yet read or listened to anything by Madison Johns that I haven't thoroughly enjoyed. Impressive!
    This story flowed and captured my attention so totally that I literally forgot to eat.
    A clever plot, skillful sleuthing, good partnerships, quite a bit of secrecy and we have an intriguing and most entertaining book.
    Entertaining narration by Angel Clark in the audiobook.
    I would thoroughly recommend this as a good read. Enjoy!

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    Gypsy Madchen Pensacola, FL, United States 02-27-16
    Gypsy Madchen Pensacola, FL, United States 02-27-16 Member Since 2016
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    "Enjoyed the story."

    Angel Clark does an excellent job narrating this story, and if I had not already heard Toni Orans narrate "Armed and Outrageous", I probably would have been quite satisfied. However, now when I read any Agnes Barton story, I hear those vouces in ny head.

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    C. Dotson Salem, OR USA 05-18-17
    C. Dotson Salem, OR USA 05-18-17 Member Since 2017
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    "Great start for new series!"

    Loved it didn't think I would! Can't wait to read more of this series! Terrific listen while doing house work!

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    cappi lucas chico, CA, United States 08-13-16
    cappi lucas chico, CA, United States 08-13-16 Member Since 2017
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    "Love this book"

    I really love it when an author writes books with seniors as main characters. To make it a mystery and comedy you have a winner.
    Angela Clark is the perfect voice for this book. Love her characters the are individual and clear. I am a fan
    Not much I can say without spoilers except it is truly a pleasure to read/listen too.
    I was given this book by audiobook, the author and publisher in exchange for my Honest opinion.

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    "Awful"
    This book wasn’t for you, but who do you think might enjoy it more?

    No one. this is an awful book


    Would you ever listen to anything by Madison Johns again?

    No


    Would you be willing to try another one of Angel Clark’s performances?

    I don't think so.


    If you could play editor, what scene or scenes would you have cut from Haunted Hijinks?

    I only made it in a few chapters. Based on that, I did something I never do, I quit. It was that bad. I would chop the whole thing. I'm not a 'senior' and I was highly offended by the way the older ladies were portrayed.
    Even though this is listed as the first in the series, it felt like these characters were already established and this book was in the middle of a series. Maybe a good editor could help this situation, or label it differently.


    Any additional comments?

    I want my money back

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    sue 05-27-16
    sue 05-27-16
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    "Haunted Hijinks"

    I read this book because it was free,however I will not read anymore of the John's books if it involves paranormal. That subject does not interest me.

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    MobileMinx Kent, WA, United States 03-27-16
    MobileMinx Kent, WA, United States 03-27-16 Member Since 2011
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    "Grannies vs. Ghouls"

    Retirement is for the birds! Or so seems the attitude of our two senior protagonists in this series opener. Acknowledged by local law enforcement for their ability to get the criminal, they seem to be at the wrong place at the right time to insert their particular brand of snooping. Always balancing what they find out with what they can share and with whom, following their escapades is entertaining if not thrilling. Angel Clark gives a solid performance, though some characters are not as distinguishable as they could be. A good start for all.

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