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Praise for Two Crazy:
“Full of unexpected turns and twists as only Margaret Lashley can write!”
“It would not let me stop reading!”
“I love an unexpected ending!”
“A truly funny and crazy story you just have to love.”
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 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.
Why did you decide to write women’s fiction?
I grew up in an era of strong women role models, such as Marlo Thomas in That Girl, as well as Mary Tyler Moore and Carol Burnett in shows that bore their names. These women were pursuing their own dreams, their own ways. I didn’t see much of that in fiction today. I wanted to create a character that was strong, yet vulnerable. One that celebrated the everyday, self-made woman who was struggling to finally put her own needs first. My main character, Val, is a survivor who bears the scars of her hard journey proudly, and with her own quirky coping mechanisms and sense of humor.
Where did you get the idea for Two Crazy?
Val is the universe’s favorite victim of circumstance. The idea of the fickle finger of fate seemed like a natural foil. Val has landed on her feet, but things never go totally smoothly for her. I wanted Val to have to rely on others for a change, even when things seem totally out of control. Letting go is a big issue for many of us. Here, Val sees what it’s like to be suspect of intention and even sanity. It helps her begin to forge relationships and bonds beyond her old comfort zone.
What type of reader would enjoy your brand of women’s fiction?
Readers who like to be taken by surprise – who like to laugh and cry and dissolve into another world when they read. My characters have their great triumphs and cringe-worthy failures. They are flawed and vulnerable and funny as hell. My stories draw laughs using a wide net – from Pat Conroy’s twisted, dark family humor to Bridget Jones’s slap-stick situational gaffs. Things don’t always turn out as planned. But that’s life – when it’s truly lived.
bound: 240 pages
publisher: Zazzy Ideas, Inc. (May 18, 2017)
filesize: 2256 KB