From the New York Times bestselling author
"Kate Burkholder is the real deal ... a vivid, intense, and brutal page-turner of a novel." C.J. Box
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...
PRAISE FOR LINDA CASTILLO
"Absolutely stunning . . . A perfectly crafted thriller" Lisa Scottoline
"Think the movie Witness and add just a touch of the Coen brothers' Fargo and you have the feel for this brilliant, nail-biting thriller" Daily Mail
"Continues to explore the Amish way of life with a fast-paced mystery" Kirkus Reviews