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A Gathering of Secrets A Kate Burkholder Novel

by Linda Castillo

A Gathering of Secrets A Kate Burkholder Novel Synopsis

When a historic barn burns to the ground in the middle of the night, Chief of Police Kate Burkholder is called in to investigate. At first it looks like an accident, but when the body of eighteen-year-old Daniel Gingerich is found inside - burned alive - Kate suspects murder. But who would want a well-liked, hardworking Amish man dead? Kate delves into the investigation and discovers Daniel had a dark side. He was a sexual predator. His victims were mainly Amish women, too afraid to come forward, and he's been getting away with it for far too long. Now someone has stopped him, but who? The women he victimised? Their boyfriends? Their parents? As Kate wades through a sea of suspects, she's confronted by her own violent past and an unthinkable possibility.

A Gathering of Secrets A Kate Burkholder Novel Press Reviews

Praise for A Gathering of Secrets: Magnetic. --People Magazine A captivating story by a gifted storyteller. --The Washington Book Review Exquisitely plotted...a standout in a stellar series. --Associated Press An atmospheric thriller about fear, revenge, and the dark side of Amish life...Linda Castillo is a true master of suspenseful police procedurals. --Bustle Riveting...Castillo's sensitive handling of her subject matter builds a nuanced, often troubling picture of insular, patriarchal communities in which silence allows predators to thrive. --Publishers Weekly Taut and troubling...Castillo renders crime fiction that shocks, soothes and examines the concept of justice. --Fredericksburg Free Lance-Star Another rewarding crime novel that looks beyond the idealized image of the Amish. --Kirkus Reviews Another strong entry in a New York Times best-selling series. --Booklist Praise for the Kate Burkholder novels: Murder in Amish country has a certain added frisson, and Castillo's the master of the genre. --People magazine Thrilling...Castillo skillfully sets each scene, compelling readers to fear the raging stream, sense the tension in a room. --Publishers Weekly for Down a Dark Road [An] incisive and affecting series...a harrowing plot; a heroic and fully human protagonist; an ability to engage heart and mind; and a reminder that no place is immune from the intrusion of evil. --Richmond Times-Dispatch for Among the Wicked

Book Information

ISBN: 9781250121318
Publication date: 10th July 2018
Author: Linda Castillo
Publisher: Minotaur Books,US an imprint of St Martin's Press
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 320 pages
Categories: Crime & mystery, Thriller / suspense,

About Linda Castillo

Linda Castillo is the New York Times bestselling author of the Kate Burkholder novels, including Sworn to Silence, which was adapted into a Lifetime Original Movie titled An Amish Murder, starring Neve Campbell as Kate Burkholder. Castillo is the recipient of numerous industry awards including a nomination by the International Thriller Writers for Best Hardcover, the Daphne du Maurier Award of Excellence, and a nomination for the RITA. In addition to writing, Castillo's other passion is horses. She lives in Texas with her husband and is currently at work on her next novel.

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