Clouds without Rain by P. L. Gaus
(Ohio Amish Mystery Series #3)

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In the wake of a fatal accident involving an Amish horse-and-buggy and an eighteen-wheeler, Professor Michael Branden, working with the Holmes County Sheriff’s Department, becomes suspicious about the true nature of the crash. His suspicions grow when the trustee of the dead man’s estate disappears a few days later, and Branden knows he has more on his hands than a buggy crash on a sleepy country road.

Faced with Amish teenagers robbing buggies on dusty lanes, land swindles involving out-of-town developers, several people dead, and a bank official missing, Branden struggles to understand the connections that will eventually link all of the pieces together.

Clouds without Rain is a well-plotted story about the core of the human condition, as illustrated by the thought and faith of the Amish, and by their stewardship of the land they hold sacred. Once again, P. L. Gaus provides compelling intrigue along with an insight into a culture making its way side by side with contemporary American life.
 

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Published June 1, 2001 by Ohio University Press. 196 pages
Genres: Religion & Spirituality, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Clouds without rain—people who spread darkness without a compensating benefit—are rare among the Amish of Holmes County, Ohio, where plain-living farmers know the virtues of church, family, and hard work.

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In this compact and tautly written mystery, the third in the series (after Blood of the Prodigal and Broken English), Gaus portrays vividly the clash of traditional Amish values with the forces of

Jun 01 2001 | Read Full Review of Clouds without Rain (Ohio Ami...

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This book melded all those items plus my love of reading mysteries to combine into a book (it's part of a series).

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