Murder, Served Simply

An Amish Quilt Shop Mystery, #3

The Amish Quilt Shop mystery series books are fun and easy to read. This is the third book in this wonderful series and comes out to be everything you could possibly want. The cover art draws you right in from the start. Then you read on through the book to the very last page and you still haven't had enough. You want to go onto the next book as soon as it is read, if it isn't already. This book can be read alone just like the others. I, myself like to start on book one and continue on through the books. I don't want to miss a thing, not one thing.

There is a quilt shop called RUNNING STITCH that Angie Braddock owns. It used to belong to her late Aunt Eleanor. Oliver, the bulldog and "his" kitten, Dodger are the owners of Angie and the quilt shop. This is her first Christmas at Holmes County, Ohio, where she has been welcomed with open arms even by some of the townspeople that didn't know her or her aunt. She has recently become town Trustee and is volunteered to help with some of the local functions.

At Christmas, Angie's parents and her former fiancé, Ryan Dickinson also. Ryan has been kept a secret and her beau in Ohio doesn't have a clue that he is coming too. Uncomfortable for sure. I don't want to tell any more. I'd like for the reader to find out what all is going on. The author wrote some great character developments, with emotions and actions that only get better with each book in the series.

The author wrote the book so that you can almost picture that you were in Holmes County with Angie and her dog, Oliver and Cat, Dodger and all her friends, both Amish and English. You will find a bit of all kinds of emotions in this book. The book is fast paced. Scenes that are sweet, humorous, scary, heartwarming and sometimes even dark and brooding. There are twists and turns all over the place which keeps the book interesting. I can't wait for the next book.

Book Blurb for Murder, Served Simply

Amish quilt shop owner Angie Braddock has a lot on her plate this Christmas. But things only get worse after someone develops a taste for murder?

Angie’s parents are visiting Rolling Brook for Christmas?but unfortunately, her ex is joining them. Luckily, Angie has no time to dwell on her romantic troubles as she prepares her store, Running Stitch, for the town’s traditional progressive dinner, featuring a sleigh ride stopping at each shop for a different course of the meal.

The meal ends with an Amish-themed Christmas play at the Swiss Valley Hotel and Barn. But the performance is cut short when an actress falls from the scaffolding to her death. After the sheriff suspects foul play, tensions between the Amish and Englisch heat up, as do rivalries among the acting troupe. Now Angie and her quilting circle must stitch together clues before they’re the ones running for cover?


Night Owl Reviews Dec, 2014 4.00