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  • What Four: Family Fruitcake Frenzy

  • Val Fremden Midlife Mysteries, Book 4
  • By: Margaret Lashley
  • Narrated by: Sarah Pesek
  • Length: 6 hrs and 25 mins

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What Four: Family Fruitcake Frenzy

By: Margaret Lashley
Narrated by: Sarah Pesek
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Summary

Most Definitely Contains Nuts.

All Val Fremden wanted was a quiet holiday away from her oddball family. But that just ain’t gonna happen.

When Val and her boyfriend arrive at her mother’s “country estate” in Hicksville, Florida, the annual family fruitcake competition is 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 the law—or at least a referee.

Who will come out on top? Who will get their just desserts? And will Val’s half-baked family turn out to be too much for Tom to handle, or will he rise to the occasion? 

Going home for the holidays is a mixed bag for many. What Four celebrates the universal love-hate relationships we all have with our relatives. Even at the best of times, our families leave us teetering on the edge of pride and embarrassment. This double-edged sword cuts clean to the bone, exposing how far we’ve come—and how far we have yet to go—on our struggles to be our authentic selves. 

If you like deeply flawed characters and laugh-out-loud situations, you’ll love What Four. It’s book four in Lashley’s hilarious, irreverent Val Fremden Midlife Mystery series.

©2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022 Zazzy Ideas, Inc. (P)2022 Margaret Lashley

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  • Lee
  • 16-01-23

I am enjoying this series.

This series is lighthearted and funny. I am enjoying it, especially since I live in Florida. I like the contrast between the normal and crazy with the characters. The author did a great job creating an unbelievable but possible environment with a well done performance. I love that all the books are on audible now.

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  • Pam
  • 12-01-23

fun stories, awkward narration

like this storyline but the accents are bizarre. I lived in FL for a while and never heard any accents like these, very much a distraction from the storyline. Admittedly I never met anyone from the Greenville area, but I surely never met anyone with these accents. I will try five oh and decide whether I'm committing further

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  • NH2CA
  • 05-01-23

Boring

I kept waiting to see when a true plot would be formed…. Never happened.
Disappointing

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  • Caroline
  • 06-11-22

Fun Read

Very entertaining. I really enjoy this series! Can't wait to read the next one.

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  • Gloria L. Jaramillo
  • 12-07-22

Love this series

Love this book series. I cannot wait until the rest of this book series is on Audible.

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  • 08-06-22

laugh out loud funny

love this series. If you need some fun and you will be laughing all through this book. the narrator is so awesome..can't wait til the next in series released.