A killer is preying on sacred ground....
In the sleepy rural town of Painters Mill, Ohio, the Amish and “English” residents have lived side by side for two centuries. But sixteen years ago, a series of brutal murders shattered the peaceful farming community. In the aftermath of the violence, the town was left with a sense of fragility, a loss of innocence. Kate Burkholder, a young Amish girl, survived the terror of the Slaughterhouse Killer but came away from its brutality with the realization that she no longer belonged with the Amish.
Now, a wealth of experience later, Kate has been asked to return to Painters Mill as Chief of Police. Her Amish roots and big city law enforcement background make her the perfect candidate. She’s certain she’s come to terms with her past—until the first body is discovered in a snowy field. Kate vows to stop the killer before he strikes again. But to do so, she must betray both her family and her Amish past—and expose a dark secret that could destroy her.
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“A gun-toting, cursing former Amish female chief of.Jan 23 2011 | Read Full Review of Sworn to Silence
As the townspeople fear for their safety, Kate cannot be allowed to handle this her way and slowly she loses control of the case to outsiders… people who do not understand the Amish the way that she does, people who do not know Painters Mill, people who cannot possible know what happened sixteen ...Sep 08 2012 | Read Full Review of Sworn to Silence
Not only is the book, which is very violent and very graphic in several spots, worth your time and effort, it serves as the foundation of what could be an entertaining series.Feb 13 2010 | Read Full Review of Sworn to Silence
... Painters Mill, Ohio's new Police Chief Kate Burkholder left the Amish small town as a teenager and now, sixteen years later, she is viewed as ...Jul 20 2009 | Read Full Review of Sworn to Silence
Of course, we discussed the whole "Cabot Cove" syndrome, but I've read the next 2 in the series (also set in Amish country) and I think the author does well with small town/lotsa murder.May 31 2011 | Read Full Review of Sworn to Silence
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