Too many sweets spoil the murder . Things are changing in Abbott Creek. At age thirty-six, Jacob Beechy is a rarity ―a master candy maker and a bachelor. It's almost Valentine's Day, the busiest time of the year at Beechy's Sweets, where the Amish gifts of love and faith are even sweeter than the home-made candy. In the small town of Abbott Creek, mysteries are as much a part of daily life as the Sweet Shop's fruit cobblers.