Too Many Crooks Spoil the Broth

Too Many Crooks Spoil the Broth

A Pennsylvania-Dutch Mystery With Recipes

eBook - 1993
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This debut mystery introduces Magdalena Yoder, prim, proper, and persnickety proprietor of the PennDutch Inn, where guests luxuriate in the true "Amish experience," (read: doing Magdalena's chores and paying top dollar for the opportunity!). When one of her more reclusive guests takes a tumble down the PennDutch's picturesquely steep staircase and breaks his neck, the timing couldn't be worse. It's the start of hunting season - and her inn is packed to capacity! What at first seems to be a horrible accident (and insurance nightmare for Magdalena!) could turn out to be a much more sinister event; and when another mishap occurs, Magdalena is certain there is a killer in her group - and it's up to her to sniff out the culprit...before the world's most incompetent town sheriff throws her in jail! Readers will delight in this laugh-out-loud cozy mystery debut - and relish the country cooking recipes included.
Publisher: [United States] : NYLA : Made available through hoopla, 1993
ISBN: 9781625172150
Branch Call Number: eBook hoopla
Characteristics: 1 online resource
Additional Contributors: hoopla digital


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First in the Pennsylvania Dutch Mystery Series. There are 18 entries in this series.

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CRRL_MegRaymond Dec 20, 2017

Magdalena Yoder isn't really quite middle-aged, but she's inherited a farm she can't run. She turns it into a Mennonite bed-and-breakfast - where the guests are expected to cook, clean, and do farm chores.


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