Official genre: Humor/Women’s Fiction/Chick Lit
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A Midlife Meltdown…with a Side of Fries.
Val’s long-suffering life as a patient daughter, dutiful wife and reliable workhorse has turned her into a bitter, snarky and miserable nag. She has the house, the husband and the career. The only thing missing is the happy. Before she’s set out to pasture, Val wants one more go around the track. Unbridled. In Italy. La dolce vita or bust. Will Val find her happy ending abroad? Or someplace she never thought to look? And will she get there before her money (and her sense of humor) run out?Absolute Zero is a satirical look at starting life over through the eyes of a sharp-witted, reluctantly redneck woman who’s always played it safe – until now. Freedom comes at a price. Will it be worth it in the end?If you like wacky, deeply flawed characters and laugh-out-loud situations, you’ll love Absolute Zero. It’s the first book in Margaret Lashley’s hilarious, irreverent Val & Pals Series of seriously funny women’s fiction.
How Many Do-Overs Do You Get in One Lifetime?
One crazy old lady. Two gin and tonics. Three derelict beach-bum friends. Will Val’s fourth stab at starting over add up to a big fat zero?Val's down, but don't count her out just yet. Broke, but not broken (just seriously cracked), Val Fremden returns to her hometown of St. Petersburg, Florida. There she finds everything she knew squashed under the heels of change -- including herself.With nothing left to go on but her own dry sense of humor and the life coach advice of a beer-guzzling old lady she meets at the beach, can her life get any crazier? Just wait.Glad One is a satirical look at divorce, single-hood and climbing back up the social ladder. It's told through the eyes of a snarky, reluctant, mid-life-crisis survivor who lost everything -- but regained herself. Is there a light at the end of the tunnel for Val? Or is that just the headlamp of another train wreck heading her way? Knowing Val, it's probably both.If you like wacky, deeply flawed characters and laugh-out-loud situations, you’ll love Glad One! It’s the second book in Margaret Lashley’s hilarious, irreverent Val & Pals Series of seriously funny women's fiction.
The World is not a Safe Place for Figurines.
When you’re pushing 50 with an industrial bulldozer, birthdays can be a bitch. What was intended as a gag gift for Val ends up making her gag all right – and lands her in a whole heap of trouble with the law. With one hot cop on her tail and a mean one on her trail, Val turns to old friends and new ones to help prove she’s not into human dismemberment.Who’s the good cop? Who’s the bad? And who’s the dwarf in the Halloween mask?Will a pair of falsies help Val stumble onto the truth? If not, she’s got to rely on her wacky, beach-bum friends if she’s going to escape the fickle finger of fate. Two Crazy is a satirical look at how life seems to take pleasure in screwing up all of our well-laid plans. It’s told through the eyes of a snarky, middle-aged woman with major trust issues and dubious, yet highly original coping skills.If you like wacky, deeply flawed characters and laugh-out-loud situations, you’ll love Absolute Zero. It’s the third book in Margaret Lashley’s hilarious, irreverent Val & Pals Series of seriously funny women's fiction.