Book List:45 titles
  • Magdalena Yoder’s new Amish-Asian restaurant is not to everyone’s taste, but it is unanimously agreed that the desserts are to die for. Not literally however. When a guest at the PennDutch Inn drops dead shortly after consuming a slice of delicio...


  • Deciding that the PennDutch Inn needs to go more upmarket, Magdalena Yoder is delighted to welcome the Earl and Countess Grimsley-Snodgrass and their family as honored guests, looking forward to the challenge of introducing English nobility to tradit...


  • A brand-new quirky mystery with recipes in the long-running Pennsylvania-Dutch series. When a bestselling novelist falls face-down dead into Magdalena Yoder’s prize-winning apple pie during the village of Hernia’s 110th Annual Festival of Pies...


  • Based on actual events in Tamar Myers's life, The Girl Who Married an Eagle is a beautiful addition to her Belgian Congo mystery series When Julia Elaine Newton, a young, pretty Ohio girl, volunteered to go on a mission to the Belgian Congo, she k...


  • A decades-old murder, a strange superstition, an enormous snake, and one giant secret are about to rock the beautiful Belle Vue to its core. It is a time of great upheaval for the Belgian Congo and Belle Vue is not safe from the changes. But there...


  • Like Alexander McCall Smith's ever-popular No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency novels, "The Boy Who Stole the Leopard's Spots" immerses readers in a breathtaking African landscape they simply will not wish to leave. For the third time, author Tamar Myers ...


  • MEMORIALS ARE MURDER All antiques and no play make Abby a dull girl. So Abigail Timberlake Washburn takes a hiatus from her Charleston shop and accompanies best male friend, Rob, to the wake of his loco Aunt Jerry--who, as it happens, is nowhere nea...


  • From Tamar Myers, author of The Witch Doctor's Wife, comes a spellbinding tale of equatorial Africa and a child torn dangerously between two worlds. In 1945, an infant left inadvertently to die in the jungles of the Belgian Congo is discov...


  • With a winning blend of humor, mystery, and recipes, national bestselling author Tamar Myers has created a uniquely flavorful series. This time Mennonite innkeeper Magdalena Yoder, now a happy mother, gets deposited right in the middle of an unauthor...






  • From beloved mystery writer Tamar Myers comes an enthralling tale of duty, greed, danger, and miracles in equatorial Africa. The Congo beckons to young Amanda Brown in 1958, as she follows her missionary calling to the mysterious "dark continent" ...


  • All antiques dealer Abigail Timberlake Washburn wanted was to find a perfect gift for her darling (if not altogether together) mama Mozella's birthday. She never expected her online purchase of an exquisite, seventeenth-century rosewood linen chest t...


  • With a winning blend of humor, mystery, and recipes, national bestselling author Tamar Myers has created a uniquely flavorful series. This time Mennonite innkeeper Magdalena Yoder, now eight months pregnant, gets caught up in a case of hotcake homici...


  • Business isn't booming for antiques dealer Abigail Timberlake Washburn. A local rug store is luring away her customers with its rock-bottom prices. Eager to check out the competition, Abby is delighted to find a priceless Persian amid the cut-rate ca...


  • Mennonite innkeeper Magdalena Yoder is finally Magdalena Yoder Rosen -- but with a cow competition in Hernia causing a stampede of trouble, she's finding that married life isn't all cream.... Magdalena may be married to big-time Manhattan doctor G...


  • Three days before he's due to tie the knot with Priscilla Livingood, eligible bachelor Cornelius Weaver suffers a massive heart attack -- in another woman's bed. The scandal is about as good as television for the insular citizens of Hernia, Pennsylva...


  • Raising Cane Abigail Timberlake Washburn understands the antiques game is a gamble -- so she doesn't know what to expect when she wins the bidding for the contents of an old locker that has been sealed up for years. It's a delightful surprise whe...


  • Tamar Myers's mysteries starring Mennonite-innkeeper Magdalena Yoder have been a breath of fresh air to countless readers thanks to their suspenseful stories, quaint settings, and quirky characters. Now the national bestselling author uncorks her fin...


  • FOR THE BIRDS Charleston antiques dealer Abigail Timberlake Washburn is thrilled by her recent estate auction purchase of a spectacular bejeweled birdcage from India, but not so much by its occupant, a mouthy mynah named Monet. Still, her customer...


  • It's a five-alarm frenzy as Magdalena Yoder and the rest of the congregation of the Beechy Grove Mennonite Church get ready for the annual chili supper cook-off. But just when the devout diners sit down to eat, beloved Reverend Schrock falls face dow...


  • Many people believe that everyone is assigned at least one guardian angel at birth. Some claim to have seen their guardian angel, often after or during a traumatic event where the angel provided assistance or succor. This inspiring collection of shor...


  • Abigail Timberlake Washburn, petite but feisty proprietor of Charleston's Den of Antiquity antiques shop, stopped speaking to best friend and temporary decorating partner Wynnell Crawford a month ago -- after questioning her choice of a cheap, three-...


  • A sizzling new mystery that takes intrepid innkeeper Magdalena Yoder outdoors for some outrageous sleuthing... If you can't stand the heat, get out of the kitchen...and head to the Hernia bicentennial barbecue where guests will partake in some g...


  • Supernatural Born Killer Abigail Timberlake Washburn would rather be anywhere else on a muggy Charleston summer evening-- even puffing in extra hours at her antiques shop--than at a seance. But her best friend, "Calamity Jane," thinks a spirit--or...


  • In this mouthwatering mystery, Magdalena's cozy PennDutch Inn is faced with some very deadly competition.... Colonel George Custard thinks Magdalena's hometown of Hernia, Pennsylvania, is perfect for his new mega five-star hotel. But some fear it ...


  • MURDER IS A GLASS ACT Antiques dealer Abby Timberlake Washburn is thrilled when the Mrs. Amelia Shadbark--doyenne of Charleston society--invites her to broker a pricey collection of Lalique glass sculpture. These treasures will certainly boost bus...


  • At Magdalena Yoder's PennDutch Inn, the meals are drop-dead delicious. When imprisoned con man Clarence Webber meets his Maker after sampling a bowl of gruel laced with arsenic, it's cruel and unusual punishment indeed. And since Magdalena provide...


  • THE CORPSE IS IN THE MAIL Den of Antiquity proprietress Abigail Timberlake's Halloween costume party is a roaring success -- until an unexpected fire sends the panicked guests fleeing from Abby's emporium. One exiting reveler she is only too happy...


  • in And the Dying is Easy

    WHAT I SOLVED ON MY SUMMER VACATION. Detectives make their reputations solving cases of murder and mayhem. Ever wonder what happens when they try to get away from it all? In this summertime crime spree, twenty of today's best mystery writers--f...


  • in Death Dines at 8:30

    CLAUDIA BISHOP AND NICK DICHARIO request the honor of your presence at a different kind of dinner party ... Festivities begin promptly at 8:3o. Sixteen short stories -- accompanied by dangerously delicious recipes -- will be served. Be the...






  • Just Desserts? Lizzie Mast was the world's worst cook -- there's little doubt about that in the chatty town of Hernia, Pennsylvania. So when someone kills her with a bad batch of crepes, most folks think she got what she deserved. But not Magdal...


  • PICKLED...THEN POTTED All that remains of Lula Mae Wiggins-who drowned in a bathtub of cheap champagne on New Year's Eve-now sits in an alleged Etruscan urn in Savannah, Georgia. Further north, at the Den of Antiquity antique shop in Charlotte, Nort...


  • And baby makes...three? Barbara Hostetler was having triplets. And no one was more excited than wily grandma-to-be Freni. But when Barbara went into labor and only two were born, Freni couldn't accept that it was just a doctor's mistake. She insis...


  • A FAUX VAN GOGH When North Carolina antique dealer Abigail Timberlake makes a bid of $150.99 on a truly awful copy of Van Gogh's The Starry Night, she's just trying to win Mama's approval by supporting the church auction. Hopefully, she'll make her ...


  • A CRIME TO SINK YOUR TEETH INTO After discovering that her husband was a bigamist, and having a tornado destroy her Amish country inn, Magdalena Yoder thought it couldn't get much worse. But it has -- her own sister has agreed to marry Magdalena's...


  • In a Treasure-Laden Mansion Unflappable and resourceful, Abigail Timberlake, antique dealer and owner of Charlotte, North Carolina's Den of Antiquity, relies on her knowledge and savvy to authenitcate the facts from the fakes when it comes to either...


  • SANGUINE CUISINE Tucked away in a picturesque corner of Pennsylvania Dutch Country, Magdalena Yoder's PennDutch Inn is a treat, and the perfect locale for a cooking contest. Unfortunately, as Magdalena discovers when a corpse is found in the barn,...


  • EVERY SHROUD HAS A SILVER LINING Abigail Timberlake, owner of the Den of Antiquity, has never been happier. She is about to marry the man of her dreams AND has just outbid all other Charlotte, North Carolina, antique dealers for an exquisite Engli...


  • WITH MURDER YOU GET EGG ROLL Ever since her brand-new husband flew the coop, Magdalena Yoder, owner of the quaint PennDutch Inn, has had time to kill. And now the local Amish community really has a murder in its midst: an Asian tourist found stran...


  • Rattling Old Family Skeletons North Carolina native Abigail Timberlake, owner of the Den of Antiquity, is quick to dismiss the seller of a hideous old vase--until the poor lady comes hurtling back through the shop window minutes later, the victim...


  • A WELL-PRESERVED CORPSE A Twenty-year-old barrel of genuine Pennsylvania Dutch sauerkraut isn't Magdalena Yoder's idea of a great wedding present from her future father-in-law. Especially when it has a corpse in it. And it sure puts Mennonite-born...


  • A CLOSETFUL OF CORPSE Petite, indomitable North Carolinian Abigail Timberlake rose gloriously up from the ashes of divorce--parlaying her savvy about exquisite old things into a thriving antiques enterprise: the Den of Antiquity. Now she's a force t...


  • FOR WHOM THE BELL PULL TOLLS As owner of the Den of Antiquity, recently divorced (but never bitter!) Abigail Timberlake is accustomed to delving into the past, searching for lost treasures, and navigating the cutthroat world of rival dealers at fl...


  • CURDLED TO DEATH Magdalena Yoder is out from behind the counter of the PennDutch Inn, and into hot milk--uh water. Yost Yoder, her second cousin twice removed, has been found naked, floating in a tank of unpasteurized milk, and Magdalena knows it'...


  • MURDER AT THE MOVIES Hollywood comes to picturesque Amish country when a film crew does on location at Magdalena Yoder's quaint PennDutch Inn. But after the excitement of an "open casting" has even the staid Amish battling for bit parts, the filmi...


  • RECIPE FOR DEATH When a new guest takes a fatal fall down the little PennDutch inn's quaintly steep stairs, Miss Magdalena Yoder, the no-nonsense owner, is more worried about a lawsuit than foul play. Magdalena also has a bushel of other troubl...