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Publisher's Summary

Magdalena Yoder, Amish-Mennonite proprietor of the Pennsylvania Dutch Inn, travels to Farmersburg, Ohio for the funeral of her second cousin (twice removed) who had the unfortunate luck of drowning in a vat of milk - and, as Magdalena knows, Amish men just don't go swimming in milk in the middle of February. Something's definitely rotten in Farmersburg.

When another relative is found belly up, Magdalena puts her (impressive, but attractive nonetheless, thank you very much) nose to the scent and discovers that a vicious cheese rivalry may be the cause of all this mayhem!

In between keeping tabs on her saucy sister, Susannah, avoiding her sardine-loving host and spending time with her new boyfriend, Aaron Miller (a.k.a. Pooky Bear), Magdalena must find the killer - before more Yoders bite the dust!

©1996 Tamar Myers (P)2015 Tamar Myers

Critic Reviews

"Myers' story is as sweet as a piece of brown-sugar pie (recipe included)... Magdalena is so likeable!" ( Booklist)

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  • 01-31-15

Fun Mystery series

Where does No Use Dying Over Spilled Milk rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

This is one of my favorites, I have the first 3 of this series and really enjoy the story line and the lively colorful characters.

Did the plot keep you on the edge of your seat? How?

There was a plot and each turn of the page contained more laughs, quirky incites, and anticipation.

Which scene was your favorite?

When Magdelin was stuck in the barn in the blizzard with the Danny and all the booze, or maybe when they are posing as the Amish folk singing group.

Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

Laugh and laugh.

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Light and funny

Would you listen to No Use Dying Over Spilled Milk again? Why?

Yes, I would listen to the book again at a later date.

What other book might you compare No Use Dying Over Spilled Milk to and why?

The series reminds me of the Mrs. Polifax books.

Which character – as performed by Caroline Miller – was your favorite?

The main character, Magdalena.

Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

No.

Any additional comments?

I hope to see more of the series on Audible.com

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Very entertaining!

What did you love best about No Use Dying Over Spilled Milk?

I enjoyed the comical insight into the Amish way of life.

What does Caroline Miller bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

Caroline Miller was absolutely a wonderful narrator for this book.