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  • The Near Death of a Cheapskate Decorator

  • An Aggie Underhill Short Story Mystery: An Aggie Underhill Mystery, Book 17
  • By: Michelle Ann Hollstein
  • Narrated by: Trish Elliott
  • Length: 1 hr and 12 mins
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Summary

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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Enjoyed

I enjoyed listening to Trish Elliott

Another great fun filled Mystery with Aggie.
Roger squirming is a fun listen. great humour

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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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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

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  • Chris S
  • 26-06-21

Another fun Aggie story

I enjoyed this Aggie Underhill cozy story. The characters are full of personality. The narration was A+ too.

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  • B.Shoe
  • 04-05-21

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!

I was given a copy of this audiobook in return for my unbiased opinion

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  • Neesie315
  • 20-01-21

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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  • blue_river @AudiobookObsession
  • 04-08-20

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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  • Leticia Crow
  • 18-07-20

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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  • audra dryer
  • 22-06-20

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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  • K. Lewandowski
  • 18-07-21

Short Aggie story

I love Michelle' Holstein's Aggie books! Always entertaining and well written. And Aggie is always being gifted with an eventful life. Trish does a wonderful job with her narration

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  • B.McGrath
  • 03-10-20

entertaining

This was a humorous story that reminded me of arsenic and old lace. I enjoyed the story and characters. I voluntarily listened to a free copy of this and am giving an honest review. The narrator did a good job bringing it to life.