Breaking Silence

Breaking Silence

eBook - 2012
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When the fatal accidents of three Amish farmers are proven to be murders, former Amish woman Kate investigates a link between the killings and hate crimes, a case complicated by a dark secret and her relationship with agent John Tomasetti.
Publisher: New York : Minotaur Books, 2012, c2011
Edition: 1st Minotaur Books pbk. ed
ISBN: 9781429969994
Characteristics: 1 online resource (viii, 308 p.)


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Sep 08, 2017

Terrific book! Language is not so bad as all that!! Pretty tame actually, compared to that found in other books. Great story, wonderfully written, a page-turner that's very hard to put down, with an ending that makes you think!! Well worth reading - if you like mysteries!!

5 stars for sure ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Linda Castillo has never disappointed me!

May 05, 2017

I read this book first, but now reading 2nd, so not too lost; didn't know this was a series. I have a problem with the language in the book, I think it would have been just as good without it.

Aug 05, 2016

The 3rd book in this series. This is a fast paced mystery about some Amish Country murders. I like the ending. It was different than what I was expecting. Good series.

crystal35 Sep 27, 2014

This is Amish Fiction BUT this is NOT a book I would read or allow my child/children to read due to the fact that I stopped reading this book by chapter one. I was on the Prologue and ever time it felt like I turned around cursing was right there. So if you are looking for an Amish Christian author or just Christian Fiction in general obviously this is NOT a book for you.

ukiechick Aug 13, 2014

Linda Castillo has done it again great read with alot of twists on to reading gone missing her fourth novel in the series

Jul 14, 2014

Many twists and turns. Delightful to read and ending is the wow factor.

May 27, 2014

This book, the third in the Kate Burkholder series, focuses more on Kate's issues than the previous two books have. Unfortunately, Kate dealt with these issues by resorting to a fair amount of drinking. That bogged down the book, which primarily mingled two story lines -- murders of several Amish family members and a series of hate crimes against the Amish in Painter's Mill. Kate must determine whether the two situations are connected.

I liked that this book featured a perpetrator whose psychological imbalance figured into the motive. That made it more difficult to identify who the "badguy" was than was the case in the two previous books in the series.

Sep 23, 2013

Very interesting mystery! Good way to learn about the Amish culture and beliefs.. I recommend it! I just wish her mysteries were not so every book, it seems..

Jan 02, 2013

Entertaining, but I can't help but wonder how many more books the author can write involving crime in Amish communities

Sep 28, 2011

A strong third novel in this series about a police chief in a small predominantly Amish area of Ohio. This is much more of a 'mystery' then a 'thriller' and is a quick page turner 'whodunit'. It was nice to have a more regular case as opposed to the almost serial killer story lines of the first 2 books. Only minor complaints are that the book is pretty short and too much time is spent with the chief wallowing in booze at that bar, which bogs the storyline down a bit.

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