A Plain Death
Welcome to Appleseed Creek, the heart of Ohio’s Amish Country, where life is not as serene as it seems.While her Cleveland friends relocated to Southern California and Italy, 24-year-old computer whiz Chloe Humphrey moves with some uncertainty to Appleseed Creek to direct technology services at a... show more
Welcome to Appleseed Creek, the heart of Ohio’s Amish Country, where life is not as serene as it seems.While her Cleveland friends relocated to Southern California and Italy, 24-year-old computer whiz Chloe Humphrey moves with some uncertainty to Appleseed Creek to direct technology services at a nearby college. Her first acquaintance is Becky, an ex-Amish teenager looking for a new home.While driving Chloe’s car, Becky collides with a buggy, killing an Amish elder. But what looks like an accident is soon labeled murder when police discover the car’s cut brake line.Now, Chloe must take on the role of amateur sleuth to discover who the real intended victim was before the murderer makes a second attempt. Becky’s handsome Amish-turned-Mennonite brother, Timothy, a local carpenter, comes in handy along the way. With God’s help, they’ll solve the mystery that’s rocking this small community.
Publish date: July 1st 2012
Publisher: B&H Books
Pages no: 336
Edition language: English
Series: Appleseed Creek (#1)
Title: A Plain Death (Appleseed Mystery Book #1) Author: Amanda Flower Pages: 336 Year: 2012 Publisher: B & H Books A Plain Death is the first novel in a series that tells the story of a city woman who accepts a computer director position at an Amish college. Chloe is well educated, living in ...
I enjoyed an Amish story with a nice dose of mystery but I forewarn you that this title is more for the mystery lover like myself, rather than for fans of Amish fiction. The Amish life was not particularly accurate, but it was a good mystery just the same.
I thought this was a nice little cozy. For me though, there wasn't much "beef" to it that I look for in my higher rating books. I was very loosly reminded of Charlaine Harris' Roe Teagarden mystery, but CH's righting is much more polished and concise. If you are looking for a nice little "cutsy" mys...
Chloe Humphrey is a twenty-four-year old Masters graduate, a computer geek with a pet cat called Gigabyte and counts two suitcases full of obsolete computer parts among her most precious possessions. She is moving from Cleveland to Appleseed Creek, Ohio, to take a two-year job as Director of Compute...