“You’re not going to believe this, but I found another dead body.”—from Marshmallow Malice, the fifth entry in excellent Amish Candy Shop Mystery series.
Bailey is a busy woman. She is the co-owner, with her Amish grandmother, of Swissmen Sweets in rural Harvest, Ohio. Bailey is also the host of Bailey’s Amish Sweets, a cable food show set to premiere in two weeks. But today she has two jobs: maid-of-honor at her boyfriend’s mother’s wedding and cake creator for the wedding. When those two jobs hilariously combine, Bailey thinks things can’t get much worse. She realizes she is wrong when she finds the dead body. Now, Bailey’s new job is to find the murderer—with the reluctant help of her Deputy Sheriff boyfriend, Aiden—before his new stepfather, Reverend Simon, is accused of the crime.
I get happy just hearing that a new book in the Amish Candy Shop Mystery is being released. Bailey, her grandmother, Aiden, his mother Juliet, and even Jethro, the comfort pig, seem like old friends. Their stories are always beautifully absurd and absurdly humorous. Even though their lives are chaotic, you can tell they really love each other.
If you are looking for a great zany cozy mystery with a unique Amish setting, look no further. Marshmallow Malice is a fun 5 star read! It will definitely make your problems feel insignificant—for a few hours at least.
Thanks to Kensington Books and NetGalley for a copy in exchange for my honest review.