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Assault and Pepper
NAL, Feb 2005, 19.95, 227 pp. ISBN: 0451213947 Magdalena Yoder looks forward to the Beechy Grove Mennonite Church annual chili supper cook-off but her anticipation turns to horror when her beloved Reverend Schrock dies after sampling one of the dishes. His widow is convinced that he was murdered and that someone put peanut butter, which everyone knew he was allergic to, in one of the dishes. Magdalena doesn't want to believe that someone hated ...
Custard's Last Stand
NAL, Feb 2003, 19.95, 240 pp. ISBN 0451207823 Unlike those in Lancaster and similar towns, the Amish and Mennonite of Hernia are not a tourist attraction and the townsfolk want to keep it that way. There is only one place to stay when visiting Hernia and that is the PennDutch Inn, a place where the rich, famous and powerful flock to when they want to get away from it all. The owner Magdalena Yoder is looking forward to a visit from George Cloo...
Gruel and Unusual Punishment
Nal, Feb 2002, 19.99,240 pp. ISBN 0451205081 Magdelena Yoder is a forty-something year old woman who owns and operates the Penn Dutch Inn in Hernia, Pennsylvania, a town that is home to mostly Amish and Mennonite families. Magdelena, a devout Mennonite, is one of the richest persons in the county. She doesn't flaunt her wealth preferring to run her Inn and to occasionally involve herself with her law enforcement brother in law's homicide inv...
Larceny and Old Lace
As the owner of the Den of Antiquity, recently divorced Abigail Timberlake is used to dealing with rival dealers, cheap customers and weird people in general so she doesn't take her fellow dealers' threats on her aunt's life seriously - until her aunt shows up dead, strangled by a beautiful antique bell pull. Still, Abigail is convinced that it simply could not have been one of her fellow antique dealers and is content to let the police handle the in...

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No Use Dying Over Spilled Milk
Magdalena Yoder, a Mennonnite of Amish origin, is the proprieter of the PennDutch Inn. When she receives word that a cousin has been found dead, naked and floating in a tank of milk, Magdalena knows it's murder. Amish men don't go swimming in unpasteurized milk in the middle of the winter. Magdalena, her sister and her cook all head to Farmersburg, Ohio, the scene of the Valentine's Day milk drowning, for the funeral. When they arrive Magdalena disco...
The Crepes Of Wrath
NAL, Jan 2001, 19.99, 240 pp. ISBN: 0451202252 In Hernia, Pennsylvania, lives large Amish and Mennonite populations with tourists from around the world converging on the small area. Most visitors stay at the Penn-Dutch Inn run by Magdalena Yoder, a keen businessperson who has managed to turn a failing farm into a profit making enterprise. Magdalena has also an uncanny ability to solve homicide cases. Her brother-in-law, the local pol...
Thou Shall Not Grill
NAL, Feb 2004, 19.95, 240 pp. ISBN 0451211158 It is a special time for the residents of Hernia, Pennsylvania, a small Amish and Mennonite town that is home to the PennDutch Bed and Board inn owned and operated by Magdalena Pontulacca Yoder. Hernia is celebrating its bicentennial anniversary and there is no room at the inn because people from all over country want to attend the events, especially the opening of the time capsule that was buried on...
Ties and Tribulations
Avon, April 2003, 6.99, 352 pp. ISBN 0380819651 The Den of Antiquity, a high end antique store in Charleston, South Carolina is owned and run by Abigail Timberlake, a woman who spends more time on homicide investigations than she does managing her business. Her co-worker and close friend C.J. persuades Abigail to attend a sťance at her house so they can exorcise the ghost that haunts it. Abigail, with her mother and her friends arrive at Cid's ...