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UP WHERE THE LAST BOOK LEAVES where the last book leaves Bailey and Charlotte travel to New York to film Bailey s the last book leaves off Bailey and Charlotte travel to New York to film Bailey s Sweets Both are thrilled to be part of the Gourmet Television Network Anxious and nervous for everything to go smoothly Bailey tries to do her best but a bunch of freaky things happen It seems the show may never get off the ground Charlotte makes some keen observations proving the mishaps are not accidents and she is determined to find out who is trying to keep Bailey off the air She just needs to keep herself safe in the processI loved that this story was told from Charlotte s point of view She has a huge decision to make soon and spending part of her rumspringa in New York may help her to make her decision Seeing New York through her eyes was wonderful that city is awestriking whether ou are Amish or English I am sure I would have reactions similar to hersI enjoyed that Juliet Brody and her comfort pig Jethro make a surprise appearance to help Bailey out That Jethro shakes things up wherever he goesFor a book of this length there was a good number of suspects and Ms Flower twisted the clues up nicely There were some tense moments as everything came to a head I was partially right in my deductions I just didn t get the extra little skewering twist Well plotted Ms FlowerThis was a nice little interlude as fans wait for Toxic Toffee to be released June 25Oh and there are recipes too This is a lighthearted transition for Toxic Toffee Fun read Criminally Cocoa by Amanda Flower is An Amish Candy Shop Mystery novella No 35 Charlotte Weaver is thrilled to be in New York City with her cousin Bailey King for the filming of Bailey s Amish Sweets Bailey is creating a hand woven chocolate Easter basket using tempered chocolate when the double boiler explodes Glass and chocolate are sent flying around the set but thankfully no one was injured The next day Juliet Brody and her comfort pig Jethro arrive to be a part of the show and publicity photos While shooting photographs in the park a loud horn sounds which scares poor Jethro and sends him running into the park Charlotte is concerned that someone is trying to sabotage the show as the small incidents continue With Bailey already nervous about the filming Charlotte decides to investigate on her own Can Charlotte unmask the saboteur Join Charlotte Bailey Cass and Jethro on their New York City adventure in Criminally CocoaCriminally Cocoa picks up where Premeditated Peppermint ended We join Bailey Charlotte and Cass in New York where they are filming the first season of Bailey s Amish Sweets Bailey asked Charlotte to come along and be her assistant on the show Criminally Cocoa is told from Charlotte s point of view It was humorous to see New York City through Charlotte s eyes Charlotte grew up Amish and has et to join the church She views things differently from Englishers I thought Criminally Cocoa was well written with steady pacing It was nice to learn about Charlotte in this story When Bailey blames herself for the explosion of the double boiler Charlotte wants to help prove it was not her cousin s fault Charlotte has watched Bailey solve three crimes and puts that knowledge to use The mystery was straightforward Readers will have no problem solving it before the reveal However it is the right type of mystery for the length of the story While
the story focuses on the group in new story focuses on the group in New we do get updates on their friends back home in Harvest Ohio I especially enjoyed the addition of Juliet Brody and her polka dotted pig Jethro Their antics provided me with plenty of laughs It is always delightful to read one of Amanda Flower A taste for trouble As if being in New York City for Easter isn’t exciting enough Charlotte Weaver has another reason to be thrilled She’s helping her cousin Bailey on the set of her first cable TV show Bailey’s Amish Sweets Bailey will even be re creating the delectable hand woven.
review Â E-book, or Kindle E-pub Ó Amanda FlowerBooks I am eager to read Toxic Toffee which is "The Next An Amish Candy Shop Mystery CRIMINALLY COCOA Is "next An Amish Candy Shop Mystery CRIMINALLY COCOA is uick novella in the Amish Candy Shop Mystery series Bailey King is working at her grandparents Amish candy store Swissmen Sweets where she has just left to start filming a new cable tv series called Bailey s Amish Sweets Her cousin Charlotte goes along with her to New York City to help Bailey out on set But when they start filming strange things begin happening and someone is trying to make Bailey fail Hang on my reading friends it s going to be a crazy but fun rideCRIMINALLY COCOA is filled with twists and turns and I was instantly hooked and in everyone s business It is a very uick read and when the mystery of who was trying to take Bailey out was solved I was in shock I had no idea I really liked getting to know Charlotte better She is on rumspringa and this trip is giving her a chance to see the outside world as she decides whether or not to be baptized Amish She has a very rough time with New York City and all that is going on around her As usual Jethro the pig makes an appearance and pretty much steals the showCRIMINALLY COCOA is a wonderful addition to the perfect Amish cozy series All of the characters are very interesting and believable so much so that I felt as if I ve known them for a long time While Bailey isn t Amish her grandparents are and she has the same values they do As I was reading I could tell Amanda Flower had done her research as it is the best cozy I have read in a very long time There are plenty of suspects the action is face paced and there are many surprises I can t wait to read the next book in the series Toxic Toffee to see what happens Amanda Flower sure knows how to pull at her readers heart strings and I m so excited to continue this seriesI received a complimentary copy of this book from Kensington Books through Netgalley Opinions expressed in this review are completely my own A fun short story The ladies from Amish town Ohio are taping Bailey s baking show in New York city Pet pig is the star as always Fun and cuteI really enjoyed this novella It was fun being on the set of Bailey s Amish Sweets I really enjoyed the story being told novella It was fun being on the set of Bailey s Amish Sweets I really enjoyed the story being told Charlotte s point of view that was new and different Criminally Cocoa by Amanda Flower is a companion novella to the cozy Amish Candy Shop Mystery series This one is meant to be read after the third book of the series but as with all of the books the mystery within is self contained so books may be read out of order if choosing to do so However there is character development that carries over From Book To Book So book to book so s most enjoyable to read from the beginningCriminally Cocoa is a little different than the other books of this series in which Bailey King is the main character In this novella the point of view has been handed over to Bailey s assistant Charlotte Weaver The pair has traveled into the city to film Bailey s cooking show but as the cameras begin to roll Charlotte notices things begin to happen that seem to be trying to make Bailey look badI ve been enjoying the Amish Candy Shop Mystery series from the beginning and I will admit it started off a little odd to switch to another character after loving Bailey but once getting into the story I found the same fun writing and set up as always The author has done a wonderful job blending the Amish community into the story and always explains their rules and how things work for them such as Charlotte has not officially become Amish et so she was able to participate in the television show And for those fans of the series even Jethro makes an appearance in the big city to bring along the. Chocolate Easter baskets she once crafted for the city’s world famous JP Chocolates But once things start rolling Charlotte starts to notice odd things happening things that seem intended to make Bailey look bad With Bailey feeling extra nervous about being on camera Charlotte decides to kee. Normal laughs so this was definitely another solid addition to the storyI received an advance copy from the publisher via NetGalleyFor reviews please visit Criminally Cocoa by Amanda Flower is a short novella in the Amish Candy Shop Mystery series This story focuses on Charlotte the assistant to the usual
main character Bailey King a chocolatier The ladies have traveled into the city to film Bailey s cookingcharacter Bailey King a chocolatier The ladies have traveled into the city to film Bailey s cooking but as the cameras begin to roll Charlotte notices things begin to happen that seem to be trying to make Bailey look bad or perhaps even hurt someoneI enjoy Amanda Flower s writing She does a great job blending in the Amish community and their customs with the English life Charlotte Has Not Been Baptized Yet And Is Struggling With What not been baptized et and is struggling with what wants to do in her life As Charlotte participates in the television show her beliefs are tested and I love how she does not understand so many of the idioms and expressions being tossed about Many of the familiar characters make an appearance even Jethro the pig There is a merry chase for the little fellow in the park This is a short story without a murder but there is still a satisfying mystery to solve with several suspects and a satisfying outcome A fun addition to the series The publisher generously provided me with a copy of this book upon my reuest The rating ideas and opinions shared are my own This is a fun novella set in the Amish Candy Shop Mystery world It picks up where the last book left off and Bailey King is in New York filming her new TV show She has asked Charlotte to come along with her to help and this novella is told from Charlotte s point of view I enjoyed the change and getting to know Charlotte better She is on rumspringa and this trip is allowing her to see the outside world as she decides whether or not to be baptized Amish Unfortunately things don t go as planned for Bailey and Charlotte begins to suspect someone is trying to sabotage her Charlotte sets out to prove the mishaps and accidents are not Bailey s fault by someone else s There are a few suspects for Charlotte to choose from and being Amish in the English world gives her a nice distance It was fun watching Charlotte develop an This was the perfect little filler novella for the six weeks of filming that Bailey and her cousin Charlotte were doing in New York City now that Bailey had agreed to do a cable show It picked up in March after the last book which was set at Christmas It was uick fun and very lighthearted and I really loved that it came from Charlotte s viewpoint this time I kind of forgot at times that the author was really her voice and could imagine Charlotte as she explored the city with her friends It s fairly obvious from the book cover that Jethro makes an appearance in this book Let s just say that his usual antics happened and the film crew found out what it was like to chase a pig through Central ParkThe mystery was very easy and uick with a bit of a surprise to the culprit It a case of pranks on the set that they needed to solve instead of a murder this time since they really didn t have time for that in this time frame anyway I think I m going to continue on to the next book which seems to continue immediately after this novella ends It makes it easy to do that after reading the teaser chapter at
the end of this You also get the recipe for Bailey s Easter egg baskets made fromend of this You also get the recipe for Bailey s Easter egg baskets made from Readers could probably read this novella as a standalone but I would highly recommend getting caught up in the series to thoroughly appreciate this story It would just lose something to some people if they didn t already know about Juliet Jethro and his his previous piggy escapades. P her suspicion of sabotage to herself But she knows that among Bailey’s fans at the Gourmet Television network lurks a dangerously jealous rival Now Charlotte will have to find out who that person is before sour grapes turns one of the sweetest times of the ear fatally bitter Recipe Includ.