What are the best Amish mystery novels?

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    #1Dark Road Home (Maplecreek Amish Trilogy)

    Dark Road Home (Maplecreek Amish Trilogy)

    Dark Road Home by Anna Carlisle is a mystery fiction and suspense-thriller novel originally published in 2016. This is the first book in Carlisle's Maple Creek Amish Trilogy. It is followed by All the Secret Places: A Gin Sullivan Mystery.

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    Melissa Ford
    Written on April 22, 2018
    "Expensive to buy so rented it from the library. Kept my attention and was very interesting."
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    #2Murder Simply Brewed (An Amish Village Mystery)

    Murder Simply Brewed (An Amish Village Mystery)

    Murder Simply Brewed by Vannetta Chapman is a mystery fiction and Amish romance novel originally published in 2014. This is the first book in Chapman's An Amish Village Mystery series.

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    Angela Banks
    Written on April 9, 2018
    "A very interesting book with lots of twists and turns, and a coffee twist thrown in there too! I can't wait to read the next book in the series. The book is well written and very entertaining to read. I found myself lost in the story and the time flew by as I was reading."
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    #3Gone Missing: A Thriller

    Gone Missing: A Thriller

    Gone Missing: A Thriller by Linda Castillo is a mystery fiction and suspense-thriller novel originally published in 2012. This is one of Castillo's book featuring character Kate Burkholder. It is followed by Her Last Breath.

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    Joshua Ray
    Written on April 21, 2018
    "I've always been curious about Amish style living, and wanted to read a new book that incorporated their world into it. I read Gone Missing on a whim, and it definitely combined an intense mystery with the Amish world I was interested in. While it's a bit of a niche read, I really enjoyed it."
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    #4Hide in Plain Sight (Three Sisters Inn)

    Hide in Plain Sight (Three Sisters Inn)

    Hide in Plain Sight by Marta Perry is a mystery fiction novel originally published in 2007. This is the first book in Perry's Three Sisters Inn series. It is followed by A Christmas to Die For and Buried Sins.

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    Arturo Vargas
    Written on April 15, 2018
    "a great slow read"
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    #5Dark Harvest (Maplecreek Amish Trilogy)

    Dark Harvest (Maplecreek Amish Trilogy)

    Dark Harvest by Karen Harper is a mystery fiction and suspense-thriller novel originally published in 2004. This is the second book in the Maplecreek Amish Trilogy. It is preceded by Dark Road Home and followed by Dark Angel.

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    Gregory Ford
    Written on April 17, 2018
    "A unique genre of book that I found greatly enjoyable."
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    #6Falling to Pieces (A Shipshewana Amish Mystery)

    Falling to Pieces (A Shipshewana Amish Mystery)

    Falling to Pieces by Vannetta Chapman is a mystery fiction and Amish romance novel originally published in 2011. This book belongs to Chapman's A Shipshewana Amish Mystery series. It is followed by A Perfect Square.

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    Douglas Foster
    Written on April 9, 2018
    "As someone who is very interested in Amish culture a good book about the subject is Falling to Pieces by Vannetta Chapman. It delves into the Amish world very well with this mystery story."
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    #7Pray for Silence: A Thriller

    Pray for Silence: A Thriller

    Pray for Silence: A Thriller by Linda Castillo is a mystery fiction and suspense-thriller novel originally published in 2010. This is one of the books by Castillo featuring character Kate Burkholder. It is followed by Breaking Silence.

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    Hannah Parker
    Written on April 18, 2018
    "Pray for Silence is a great book, full of suspense and mystery from beginning to end. Kate is a compelling character bursting with wit and curiosity. I loved being surprised by all the twists along the way--a perfect summer read!"
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    #8A Perfect Square (A Shipshewana Amish Mystery)

    A Perfect Square (A Shipshewana Amish Mystery)

    A Perfect Square by Vannetta Chapman is a mystery fiction and suspense-thriller novel originally published in 2012. This book belongs to Chapman's A Shipshewana Amish Mystery series. It is followed by Material Witness.

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    Lawrence Fisher
    Written on April 21, 2018
    "a nice novel i really liked it it an interesting novel i liked the context of this book is very nice i liked the novel "
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    #9Plain Truth

    Plain Truth

    Plain Truth tells the story of defense attorney Ellie Hathaway as she defends Katie Fisher, an Amish woman in court, charged with the murder of an infant.

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    Stephanie Barnett
    Written on April 12, 2018
    "Plain Truth is great book if you like mystery novels. I especially love the in depth look at Amish life and the way it changed the mystery aspect. I would highly recommend this read to anyone, it's the best Amish mystery novel I have read."
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