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Lemon Drop Dead (Amish Candy Shop, Bk 6)
Lemon Drop Dead - Amish Candy Shop, Bk 6
Author: Amanda Flower
Murder always leaves a sour taste . . . — Although baby showers aren’t an Amish tradition, Bailey King wants to celebrate Emily Keim’s forthcoming bundle of joy. It’s the least she can do for her hardworking assistant at Swissmen Sweets, especially with Emily being estranged from her siblings. Everyone in Harves...  more »
ISBN-13: 9781496722041
ISBN-10: 1496722043
Publication Date: 4/27/2021
Pages: 304
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4.4 stars, based on 7 ratings
Publisher: Kensington
Book Type: Mass Market Paperback
Members Wishing: 34
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booksinvt avatar reviewed Lemon Drop Dead (Amish Candy Shop, Bk 6) on + 401 more book reviews
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Lemon Drop Dead is the sixth installment in the Amish Candy Shop Mystery series featuring candy-maker Bailey King and set in the Amish community of Harvest, Ohio. Swissmen Sweets shop assistant Emily Keim is due to have her baby and Bailey is excited for her friend. Of course, Bailey is approached by Margot Rawlings and Juliet Brooks (and pet pig Jethro) to organize the baby shower for Emily - and they want it to take place on the town green. Baby showers are not part of the Amish tradition so Emily is apprehensive to have so much attention showered upon her but she finally agrees if Baily will invite Emily's estranged sister Esther Esh.

The day of the shower arrives but Esther doesn't. Instead a mysterious woman appears at Emily's side to utter well wishes and a cryptic message about Emily's past. Later that evening while working late in the candy kitchen, Bailey is surprised to find Esther knocking on the door and begging for help. The mysterious woman has turned up dead in Esther's neighboring pretzel shop. Who is this woman and what is her connection to the Esh family?

A fabulous addition to the series with a well crafted mystery woven among a deeper insight into the relationships and workings of the Amish community. While the main mystery in this book does revolve around a secret from an earlier book in the series, this book can read as a stand alone. Of course, I'd encourage everyone to go back and start from the beginning though. I was delighted to have a new (and special) little girl join the cast of characters and I hope that we will see more of her in future installments. I was also relieved to finally say goodbye to a mean series regular but - is it goodbye for good? You won't want to miss the tasty recipes in the back, I'm now craving lemon.
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ladycholla avatar reviewed Lemon Drop Dead (Amish Candy Shop, Bk 6) on + 2066 more book reviews
I love every book in this series. Look forward to more. Bonnie Allgood


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