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0 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 5 0.00 (0 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Linda Castillo Narrator: Kathleen McInerney Publisher: Macmillan Audio Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Related: The Kate Burkholder Novels Release Date:
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Chief of Police Kate Burkholder is called upon by the sheriff’s department in rural, upstate New York to assist on a developing situation that involves a reclusive Amish settlement and the death of a young girl. Unable to penetrate the wall of silence between the Amish and “English” communities, the sheriff asks Kate to travel to New York, pose as an Amish woman, and infiltrate the community.

Kate’s long-time love interest, State Agent John Tomasetti, is dead-set against her taking on such an unorthodox assignment, knowing she’ll have limited communication—and even less in the way of backup. But Kate can’t turn her back, especially when the rumor mill boils with disturbing accounts of children in danger. She travels to New York where she’s briefed and assumes her new identity as a lone widow seeking a new life.

Kate infiltrates the community and goes deep under cover. In the coming days, she finds a world built on secrets, a series of shocking crimes, and herself, alone—trapped in a fight for her life.

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Quotes & Awards

  • “Murder in Amish country has a certain added frisson, and Castillo’s the master of the genre.”


  • “A high-speed, adrenaline-filled case of terror and intrigue: fast paced and plot driven but with nuanced characters and an eye for detail.”

    Shelf Awareness

  • “This is a first-rate and very unusual thriller; Castillo builds suspense brilliantly, using both the snowbound setting and the difficulty of working as an undercover Amish woman to great advantage (it’s no easy trick drawing your gun when it’s stashed beneath layers of full-length dresses and aprons)."


  • “In bestseller Castillo’s exciting eighth Kate Burkholder mystery…the feisty Kate is soon immersed in the Amish world and engaged in a ferocious battle for her life. Readers will be enthralled as Kate uncovers secrets in a quaint Amish community.”

    Publishers Weekly

  • “If you haven’t yet discovered Kate Burkholder, the Amish-born police chief of Painters Mill, Ohio, this fine performance by Kathleen McInerney is a perfect place to start…McInerney’s masterly technique makes aural sense of the plain and kind Amish people bewildered by the violence, thuggery, and corruption that have come among them. McInerney’s characters are alive, all human, and believable, even at a sometimes blistering pace.”


  • A July 2016 LibraryReads Pick
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