LoveReading

Becoming a member of the LoveReading community is free.

No catches, no fine print just unadulterated book loving, with your favourite books saved to your own digital bookshelf.

New members get entered into our monthly draw to win £100 to spend in your local bookshop Plus lots lots more…

Find out more

Sworn to Silence

by Linda Castillo

Part of the Kate Burkholder series Series

Thriller and Suspense Books of the Month Crime and Mystery eBooks of the Month

LoveReading Expert Review of Sworn to Silence

December 2009 Book of the Month.

A well devised plot with Amish and ‘English’ communities facing the prospect that a serial killer from the past has returned to their now peaceful lives. With plenty of characters harbouring a secret the plot unfolds tantalisingly and moves towards a suspense-filled ending. A gripping thriller with another in the series lined up.

 

LoveReading

Sworn to Silence 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...

About This Edition

ISBN: 9780330471886
Publication date: 4th December 2009
Author: Linda Castillo
Publisher: Pan Books an imprint of Pan Macmillan
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 400 pages
Primary Genre Thriller and Suspense
Other Genres:
Recommendations:
Win a Brilliant Orenda Book Bundle!

Win a Brilliant Orenda Book Bundle!

Closing date: 30/06/2021

We're teaming up once again with Orenda to offer another brilliant book giveaway! Not only is a bundle of Orenda Books up for grabs, we also have a £15 voucher for the winner to use on Orenda's new look website! This book bundle will include some of their latest releases from April to June. A fantastic opportunity to stock your bookshelves. The titles up for grabs are: The Source be Sarah Sultoon - Published 15th April Facets of Death by Michael Stanley - Published 29th April The Assistant by Kjell Ola Dahl - Published 13th May This is How We Are Human by Louise Beech - Published 10th June Everything Happens for a Reason by Katie Allen - Published 10th June One Last Time by Helga Flatland - Published 24th June This draw is open only for UK residents currently in the UK and is free to enter, multiple entries from the same email address will only be counted once. The draw closes on 30th June 2021. Please ensure that the details you use to enter the competition will be correct at the time the competition ends. The winners will be notified as soon as possible.

Enter Now

Like For Like Featured Books

Last Light
The Dying Light
Nine Dragons
Rebus - The St Leonard's Years Omnibus

Other editions of this book

ISBN: 9780330471886
Publication date: 04/12/2009
Format: Paperback

ISBN: 9781427206695
Publication date: 23/06/2009
Format: Ebook

View All Editions

About Linda Castillo

Bestselling author Linda Castillo is the recipient of numerous writing awards, including the Daphne du Maurier Award of Excellence, the Holt Medallion and a nomination for the Rita. She lives in Texas with her husband and is currently at work on her next thriller, also set in Amish Country and featuring Chief of Police Kate Burkholder.

More About Linda Castillo

More Books By Linda Castillo

Sworn to Silence
Sworn to Silence
Sworn to Silence
View All Books By Linda Castillo

Share this book