Down A Dark Road

Down A Dark Road

Large Print - 2017
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Eight years ago Joseph King was convicted of murdering his wife and sentenced to life in prison. A "fallen" Amish man and, according to local law enforcement, a known drug user with a violent temper, King has escaped, and is headed for Painters Mill. When King shows up and kidnaps his five children from their Amish uncle's house, Chief of Police Kate Burkholder know he is armed and desperate with nothing left to lose. Fearing for the safety of the children, Kate is led into an ambush, but King releases her unharmed and asks her to prove his innocence. Kate embarks on her own investigation to discover the truth.
Publisher: Thorndike, Maine :, Center Point Large Print,, 2017
Edition: Center Point Large Print edition
ISBN: 9781683245001
Characteristics: 431 pages (large print) ; 23 cm


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Sep 05, 2018

First book I've read by this author. It was an excellent mystery.

Feb 02, 2018

I love these books. I've read all of them and this was another great book. Another mystery where the Chief of Police had to interact with the Amish community.

Dec 07, 2017

Murder mystery set in Amish country, a continuation of the Kate Burkholder series. I enjoyed this book: the plot was good and fast-paced.

Aug 21, 2017

really suspenseful and multiplot. wish less cussing but itscops, adult read

Jul 17, 2017

This is a great addition to this series about the Amish and Kate Burkholder, police chief. She meets her a childhood friend who has escaped from prison, after being convicted of the murder of his wife. The story that follows shows her friend in a bad light with tales of drugs , drunkness and spousal abuse that appears to have lead to the murder of his wife. With only his word and a convincing story by his five year old daughter, she moves down the road of discovery trying to clear his name. Good story well developed until the very end.


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