It's Oktoberfest and the globetrotting Iowa seniors are sharing their Sounds of Music adventure with several oompah bands whose dream of performing in a famous German beer hall is about to be realized. But when a deadly relic from wartime Munich rains disaster on the group, their dreams are shattered until an unlikely guest offers them new hope.
Travel escort Emily Andrew wonders if Professor Dorian Smoker accidentally fell overboard, or if his disappearance had something to do with a mysterious treasure map. Finding out the truth sends her plunging through jungles in a tropical heat that could turn into a crime wave.
Emily Andrew is earning some much-needed green by navigating the twisting roads of Ireland with a group of seniors, including her beloved Nana. But once the hearty troupe from Iowa lands on Irish sod, trouble starts brewing: there's a death-defying incident with a horse-drawn carriage, and a gender-bending encounter with Emily's ex-husband. and the plot thickens like Irish stew when the group settles into Ballybantry Castle, where a ghost is said...
Emily Andrew leads a group of Iowans on a trip to Italy but bad things begin to happen: their hotel burns down, her group of aspiring romance writers become rabidly competitive during a contest sponsored by a publishing house, and dead bodies start to turn up -- dressed in clothes from Emily's lost luggage!