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 strangled and
run over by a horse and buggy. It isnâ€™t a crime police
chief Melvin Stolzfus can easily handle; after all, he was
once kicked in the head by a bull he was trying to milk.
But heâ€™s smart enough to deputize Magdalena.
Soon Magdalena is off visiting the neatly kept farms of the
Plain People in search of the truth. Although not an
outsider, sheâ€™s about as welcome as a fox in a henhouse.
Something dangerous is being concealed behind their dour
faces and determination to protect their own. And for
Magdalena, finding a killer may just put her between the
rock of faith and a hard place called justiceâ€¦