Kappy King and the Puppy Kaper

An Amish Mystery, #1

“Kappy King and the Puppy Kaper” is a wonderful Amish cozy mystery. The author gives the reader a mystery to solve and you as the reader become an armchair detective to find the culprit. You get a death, but it’s hard to tell if it was deliberate or accidental? You must decide.

Author Amy Lillard gives us Kappy King. Kappy is a rather strange woman living in Blue Sky Pennsylvania, an Amish community. She finds herself in the middle of a mystery. What caused the death of the woman found in her yard? Could it have been her neighbor? The mystery is thought to be solved when Ruth's son is arrested for her murder. We get to know Edie, Ruth's daughter when she returns from the English world to clear her brother's name. The author adds the suspense when we have Edie, who is shunned, coming back to her Amish community. But Kappy won't let Edie's shunning stop her. She is going to help. Then the author adds more and more danger and the suspense builds as the pages turn. We, as the investigators go hand in hand with Kappy and Edie to solve the crime and clear Jimmy's name.

I love Amish stories and this cozy mystery will definitely make you smile. You also have a sense of faith and love. If you want an escape for a little while, this author definitely will give you an adventure that is will put you on the investigative trail.

Book Blurb for Kappy King and the Puppy Kaper

Content to be unmarried and plain-spoken, Kathryn “Kappy” King is an odd-woman-out in the Amish community of Blue Sky, Pennsylvania. But she’s skilled at making the special kapps local women need to cover their hair. And she might be the only one who can unearth the danger hiding in this peaceful valley . . .

When Kappy's neighbor, Ruth Peachey, turns up dead in her yard, everyone in Blue Sky believes it’s a tragic accident. Until the Englisch police find the gentle dog breeder was deliberately struck down—and arrest her mentally-challenged son, Jimmy, for the crime . . .

Jimmy’s sister, Edie, returns to Blue Sky clear his name, yet no one will speak to a shunned former Amish woman, much less give her information. Determined to help, Kappy starts digging for the truth among her seemingly-innocent neighbors. But suddenly a series of suspicious “accidents” threatens Edie and the Peachey farm—property Edie is determined to protect for her brother’s future.

Now, as danger looms large in the small community, Kappy must bait a trap for a killer snapping hard at her heels. And Edie must decide whether to make a home once more in the town she thought she’d left behind . . .

Night Owl Reviews Nov, 2017 5.00