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Trying to impress Betty and Roger with her decorating abilities, Aggie buys some antique furniture on consignment. Little did Aggie know that the family she’d purchased the furniture from had a deep dark secret. Will the secret ruin Aggie’s dinner party?

©2020 Michelle Ann Hollstein (P)2020 Michelle Ann Hollstein

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I need a Decorator!

This is another great light-hearted story about Aggie Underhill and her friends. Anytime that I need something fun to read or listen to, I know that the amazing Michelle Hollstein will have a story that is just right!

Aggie and Betty are finally able to return to their Condos after a fire and Aggie is determined to show Betty and Roger that she is capable of decorating it herself. She refuses to let Roger do it after her earlier encounter with his decorating skills. Instead, she goes to a local shop and purchases several paintings, pillows and throws and some antique furniture. Then, she sets about to "prepare" a home-cooked dinner for her friends.

Of course, our intrepid heroine once again becomes involved in a crime. It seems like Aggie can't even stay out of trouble when she stays home! This story had plenty of pithy dialogue, loads of laugh out loud funny moments (be careful where you are when you give it a listen!) and a little mystery.

The narrator, Trish Elliott, is absolutely perfect for this series. Her voices for the different characters are spot-on and her pacing is perfect. If you love cozy mysteries with plenty of great characters and humor, you can't go wrong with this book or any in the Aggie Underhill series. I was given the chance to listen to this audiobook by the author and chose to review it.

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The Near Death of a Cheapskate Decorator

A super quick listen with a twist at the end. I love all The Aggie books and this one didn’t disappoint. This group of characters will always give you a laugh while trying to solve a mystery.

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loved it!

i highly recommend this book! it was so much fun to watch Roger squirm as Aggie yet again stumbles into another murder mystery!

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Loved It!

The Near Death of a Cheapskate Decorator was perfect! Loved every single minute of this Aggie Underhill short story that was written by Michelle Hollstein. I highly recommend this short story mystery and the rest of the audio books in this series.

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Wonderful as usual!

I just love the Aggie Underhill books. They are full of mystery and comedy. I highly recommend them to anyone who likes these types of books. Well written and narrated!

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Wow!!???

This was a bizarre story, imo. Lucid periods means ill intent and jail time. Some funny moments, but mostly cray cray and off the wall situations. The narrator was good. I voluntarily listened to a free copy of this and am giving an honest review.

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  • Tammy Rea
  • 02-13-21

Great fun!

This was such a fun short story with a surprise ending. Aggie, Roger, and Anita always keep me laughing with their banter. The narrator was excellent with the different voices, too. Love this series.

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  • Jacky
  • 09-12-20

A brilliant quirky mystery adventure

Absolutely brilliant as always so enjoyed this book, funny in places quirky and unique in others can't wait for next book