Lunatic's Game

Lunatic's Game

Margaret Lashley

Humor and Comedy / Mystery / Science Fiction

Stuck in a dead-end job in a dead-end town, Bobbie Drex is even stuck in a dead man's shoes—until a fateful gunshot sends her life bulleting from mundane to insane in no time flat.Apparitions. Weird phone calls. Red eyes following her.If that weren't bizarre enough, a weird, wisecracking stranger washes up on her doorstep. Hell bent on a crazy mission, he sends Bobbie's life plummeting even further off the rails….She'd yearned for a new career. But chasing down monsters? Really?When the tables are turned and something sets its sights on Bobbie, she's forced to compete in a contest from which there's no turning back.The Lunatic's Game has begun….
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Val Fremden Mystery Box Set 1

Val Fremden Mystery Box Set 1

Margaret Lashley

Humor and Comedy / Mystery / Science Fiction

If Stephanie Plum had a hilarious, disaster-prone cousin, she'd be Val Fremden!Searching for a new mystery series with characters you want to root for? How about outrageous plot twists and heartfelt scenes that will have you laughing and crying at the same time? Check out the new Val Fremden Mystery Series and fall in love with Val and her unexpected pals! With over 400 (and counting) 5-star reviews on Amazon, the only thing that can make this series better is a three-volume discount. Hey, your wish is my command! Grab your set and get laughing today!Praise for the Val Fremden Mystery Series:"If you enjoy Janet Evanovich, you'll love Margaret Lashley!""I have long been an Evanovich fan and she is my go to author when someone asks for a book recommendation without telling me what genre they prefer. Now, I can add Margaret Lashley to that very short list."
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Family Fruitcake Frenzy

Family Fruitcake Frenzy

Margaret Lashley

Humor and Comedy / Mystery / Science Fiction

Most Definitely Contains Nuts. All Val wants is a quiet holiday away from her oddball family. But that just ain't gonna happen. After a close brush with a crazy cousin in St. Pete, Val and her boyfriend Tom arrive at her mom's house in Hicksville to find the annual Family Fruitcake Frenzy competition is already well underway. And there's more than a few fruits and nuts in the running....But the biggest contest is between Val and her mom. As their battle of wills heats up, unexpected ingredients get thrown into both women's batter. It may be time to call in a game warden….Who'll win? Who'll get their just desserts? And will Val's half-baked family finally prove too much for Tom to handle, or will he rise to the occasion?What Four: Family Fruitcake Frenzy is a satirical look at something we've all come to love and dread -- spending time with our nutso relatives during the holidays. It's told through the eyes of a reluctant, middle-aged woman who can't escape her redneck roots, no matter how far out on a limb she climbs. If you like deeply flawed characters and laugh-out-loud situations, you'll love What Four. It's the fourth book in Margaret Lashley's hilarious Val Fremdens Mystery Series. Give yourself the gift of laughter. Buy a copy and start reading today!
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Val Fremden Mystery Box Set 2

Val Fremden Mystery Box Set 2

Margaret Lashley

Humor and Comedy / Mystery / Science Fiction

Over 700 5-Star Reviews and counting! Best Seller in Eight Mystery & Humor Categories!Stephanie Plum meets My Name is Earl in this outrageously funny series about a snarky, jaded divorcee's attempt at starting life over again in St. Pete Beach, Florida.If you love oddball heroines and funny, hard-to-solve mysteries, the Val Fremden Mystery Series is for you. Each book in the series is packed with crazy characters, zingy dialogue and rip-roaring situational humor, making them a laugh a minute!Life is full of ups and downs. The bumps don't seem so big when you're laughing your butt off along the way. Val and her unexpected friends are the kind of folks who can help you do just that.The jumbo paperback includes Glad One and Two Crazy and Three Dumb. A bonus link inside Glad One also enables readers to join the author's newsletter and receive a welcome gift of a Free Copy of the "leave 'em gasping" prequel, Absolute Zero!
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Figure Eight- Yard-Sale Karma

Figure Eight- Yard-Sale Karma

Margaret Lashley

Humor and Comedy / Mystery / Science Fiction

Old habits die hard. But old lounge chairs die harder.Val can't solve all the world's problems, so she's settled on two: smashing every tacky figurines on the planet…and ridding the universe of her boyfriend's hideous Barcalounger.During the neighborhood yard sale, the fate of Tom's beloved chair comes down to a wager. But what Val herself puts up as an ante proves hard to live without, and soon has her wrestling with the demons she keeps locked in her closet – both literally and figuratively.With an old nemesis breathing down her back and an old friend missing in action, Val soon finds herself jonesing for more than justice.Who'll win the bet? Who'll lose? And who in the world is Sir Albert Snoggles, III?Come along for the ride as Val's "Hammer of Justice" lays waste to atrocities of both the ceramic and non-ceramic kind, and the gang learns that when you mess around with Karma, just who ends up dealing the final blow is anybody's guess.If you like wacky, deeply flawed characters and laugh-out-loud situations, you'll love Figure Eight! It's the eighth book in Margaret Lashley's hilarious Val Fremden Mystery Series.
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Fifty is the New F-Word

Fifty is the New F-Word

Margaret Lashley

Humor and Comedy / Mystery / Science Fiction

Ever Notice How a Wedding Ring and a Noose are the Same Shape?Val's always been unlucky at love – and a whole bunch of other things. But she's never actually felt cursed. Until now.When fiancé Tom plans a romantic getaway and can't go, one of Val's pals goes instead. On the first day, her friend entangles Val in a prank that ticks off the wrong tourist. On the second day, she gets Val charged with murder.To clear her name, Val must go fishing for the real culprit. But what kind of bait do you use when you don't want to get caught yourself? With both marriage and jail pressing down on her like potential life sentences, Val's going to have to do some pretty fancy angling to get herself off the hook this time….If you like deeply flawed characters and laugh-out-loud situations, you'll love Five Oh. It's the fifth book in Margaret Lashley's hilarious Val Fremden Mystery Series. Get your copy now and join in on the fun! 
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Doggone Disaster

Doggone Disaster

Margaret Lashley

Humor and Comedy / Mystery / Science Fiction

I got a dog for my boyfriend. It was a good trade.When Val’s forced to take up dog-sitting as a second career, she runs into one tiny snag.She’s afraid of dogs.In fact, the only thing she’s more afraid of is Tom moving in and wrecking her Sweatpants Saturdays. With neighbor Laverne facing the same impending doom, the two women decide sabotage is the perfect solution to change the plans of their cohabitation-minded boyfriends.But their schemes get sidetracked when a swarthy guy with a shady past moves in next door and neighborhood dogs start disappearing. With Tom away and a convicted felon grilling mystery meat next door, Val’s forced to rely on Winky and Goober to help her sniff out clues about the suspected canine chef.If you like deeply flawed characters and laugh-out-loud situations, you’ll love Six Tricks. It’s the sixth book in Margaret Lashley’s hilarious Val Fremden Mystery Series. Pick up a copy and get laughing today!
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Seven Daze

Seven Daze

Margaret Lashley

Humor and Comedy / Mystery / Science Fiction

You can't fix stupid with duct tape. But you can muffle the sound.When Val tries to revive her old writing career, story ideas prove as elusive as a moment alone without her boyfriend Tom breathing down her neck.Tom's moved in, and Val's itching to move out – at least temporarily.A last-minute getaway to the country seems like the perfect solution for dissolving her writer's block. But a fateful fish fry ends up inspiring a whole different kind of dead end.With an angry horde of RVers pointing the finger at Val, she's got to out-smart Bigfoot, out-do a seedy crafter, out-wit a psycho killer, and just plain "out" whoever in blue blazes keeps scaring the daylights out of her with those hideous shrunken heads!Whether Val gets out of this alive or not, one thing's for sure. She'll never trust the internet again….If you like wacky, deeply flawed characters and laugh-out-loud situations, you'll love Seven Daze! It's the seventh book in Margaret Lashley's hilarious Val Fremden Mystery Series. Pick up a copy and get laughing today!
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