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Sworn to Silence

Book 1 in the series

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Macmillan

Publication date: 05.06.2009
ISBN: 9780230743236
Number of pages: 0

Synopsis

Some secrets are too terrible to reveal . . .

Some crimes are too unspeakable to solve . . .

Painter's Creek, Ohio may be a sleepy, rural town with both Amish and 'English' residents, but it's also the place where a series of brutal murders shattered the lives of an entire community over a decade ago. When the killing stopped, it left in its aftermath a sense of fragility, and for the young Amish girl, Katie Burkholder, a realization that she didn't belong.

Now, 15 years, two dead parents and a wealth of experience later, Katie has been asked to return as Chief of Police. Her Amish background combined with her big-city law enforcement expertise make her the perfect candidate. Katie is certain she has come to terms with the past. Until the first body of a slaughtered young woman is found in a pristine, snowy field...