Pray for Silence

Pray for Silence

eBook - 2011
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Chief of Police Kate Burkholder must confront a dark evil to solve the mysterious murders of an entire Amish family of seven. Formerly Amish herself, Kate is no stranger to the secrets the Amish keep from the English--and each other--but this crime is horribly out of the ordinary.
Publisher: New York : Minotaur Books, 2011, ©2010.
Edition: 1st Minotaur books trade pbk. ed.
ISBN: 9781429920810
1429920815
Characteristics: 1 online resource (x, 333 pages).

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Memawrayne
Jan 02, 2018

I've enjoyed all the books I've read so far. There is a good mystery but also alot unfolding as the main characters learn about themselves.

kkaye76 Mar 28, 2015

Every book by Linda Castillo keeps me spellbound and turning the pages as fast as I can.
I love her writing style and her ability to bring out the best and the worst from the Amish world.

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nat_cyr0
Nov 18, 2014

great book, a little too graphic in some points, but great characters and a good plot.

A patron review from the Adult Summer Reading Game: "Another novel in the Linda Castillo series centering around life in an Amish community. When an entire family is murdered, Sheriff Kate Barkholder works to solve it."

ukiechick Aug 01, 2014

Great novel like her writing. On to reading third book breaking silence

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MillieBT
Jul 30, 2014

enjoyed this book

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SuzeParker
Jun 01, 2013

This second book in the Kate Burkholder series is good enough to keep the pages turning, despite parts of the story being rather unrealistic. Where was the media frenzy over the brutal murder of seven members of an Amish family? In real life, Chief Kate Burkholder would have had to do more than tell the media she'd "issue a press release this afternoon." And it's hard to imagine that such a small police force would be left to its own devices to try to solve this kind of murder. Nevertheless, Linda Castillo has delivered another solid thriller that was fun to read.

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lucky38
Feb 28, 2013

Just finished 2nd book in series. I do not like these books. To much brutality. The lady chief is not likeable and she appears to be disfunctional in a lot of her actions. She also has a drinking problem, along with her so called boyfriend. I like a good mystery to this author is trying to hard. I will not be reading any more by this author, nor do I recommernd them.

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lisastitch
Jun 02, 2012

Very good read, though a little gorier than I like. Castillo gets a little repetitious on Kate's Amish background and how it affects her, but that is an important part of the story.

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Jennmro
Jul 19, 2011

Another great book in this series! A very fast paced, gory thriller that I read in one sitting. You'll probably have a pretty good idea who the killer is pretty quickly into the book, but somehow this doesn't diminish the excitment of the read. If you enjoyed her first novel, you'll really like this one as well. I'm looking forward to reading the third and final in the series!

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