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Pretty, Hip & Dead (Agnes Barton/Kimberly Steele Cozy Mystery Book 1)

Pretty, Hip & Dead (Agnes Barton/Kimberly Steele Cozy Mystery Book 1) [Kindle Edition]

Madison Johns , EbookEditing Pro , Cindy Tahse , Susan Coils
3.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (21 customer reviews)

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Kimberly Steele had barely recovered from her wedding reception the day before, and now, she’s just discovered the body of her husband’s former girlfriend, Clare Barnett, someone whom she had argued with hours ago at a photo shoot for the Pretty and Hip perfume line. It’s no wonder she was the prime suspect, at least in the eyes of Deputy Danworth.

Jeremy Preston wasn’t about to allow his new wife, Kimberly, to be railroaded, although he was upset that Kimberly had pushed Clare into Lake Huron right before Clare’s death, or so Clare said. He hired Agnes Barton, a senior-aged sleuth, from East Tawas, who had a high success rate of crime solving, never expecting that his pregnant wife would begin to traipse around with Agnes and her partner, Eleanor Mason, as they dug into the background of Clare that led all the way to Hollywood.

Agnes and Eleanor were rooming at Mrs. Barry’s house during the case, the same beer-toting senior and mother of Sheriff Clay Barry who not long ago ran for sheriff in East Tawas, much to the chagrin of Agnes and Eleanor. But this time around Mrs. Barry had changed her tune and gave them the use of her car.

Product details

  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 318 KB
  • Print Length: 186 pages
  • Page Numbers Source ISBN: 1495447855
  • Simultaneous Device Usage: Unlimited
  • Publisher: Outrageous Books; 1 edition (4 Feb 2014)
  • Sold by: Amazon Media EU S.à r.l.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B00I93Z1W2
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Average Customer Review: 3.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (21 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #102,289 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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Madison Johns burst onto the writing scene in 2012 and writes quirky books featuring a zany cast of characters, writing in both the mystery and romance genres.

She's best known for her Agnes Barton senior sleuth mystery series featuring Agnes' larger than life sidekick, Eleanor Mason. The series depicts two elderly ladies digging up clues with enough laugh aloud antics to make James Bond blush.

Madison Johns is a member of Sisters in Crime.

Customer Reviews

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1.0 out of 5 stars Don't waste you time on this book! 16 Aug 2014
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Absolute trash. Awful - waste of good reading time. Cliche'd, plastic rubbish. Can't believe I have bothered to half read this tripe. It was a freebie, and now I know why. The characters are two dimensional and have no substance. The continued use of the same adjectives was irritating. There are so many wonderful books to read and I shall now turn my attention to one of those instead. Am deleting this one from my kindle.
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2.0 out of 5 stars nonsense 14 July 2014
By klj
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I read this book as I had really enjoyed the quirkiness of Armed and Outrageous, however I found this one in comparison lacked the funny insights into how seniors think and behave which made me laugh our loud in places whilst reading the other book. In it's defence, I ignored the author's note to read the first book about Kimberly, and perhaps if I'd done that I wouldn't have spent the first 5 chapters thinking 'as if!' when presented with her unlikely marriage and inane rivalry. I persevered only because I knew that the 2 senior super sleuths would be making an appearance, but was disappointed when they did. Won't give up on the Agnes Barton series just yet, but won't be reading any more crossover novels anytime soon.
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3.0 out of 5 stars Three Stars 8 July 2014
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not my cup of tea but well written
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5.0 out of 5 stars Awsome!!!! 6 July 2014
By laraine
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I chose this rating, because I found this book really interesting.
It was a really good book so I recommend this book for 9+ because it has some language little ones might pick up.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Really enjoyed the book 2 July 2014
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Really enjoyed the book, also read another one and planning to load more onto my kindle for a holiday in October.
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1.0 out of 5 stars poor 25 Jun 2014
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badly written nothing book . I had no sympathy with the cardboard characters , none of them were fleshed out in any way
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3.0 out of 5 stars it's ok 21 Jun 2014
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No much to it. Easy to read. Short ,to the point .Some characters are very annoying. I will try another one of the series.
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4.0 out of 5 stars Enthralling 17 Jun 2014
By Chris
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A very good read from start to finish. Keeps you guessing right through to the end. I didn't want to put it down.
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