FANTASTIC NEWS! DOWN A DARK ROAD by Linda Castillo is the #5 pick on the July 2017 LibraryReads list!
In the electrifying ninth thriller in the New York Times bestselling series (AMONG THE WICKED was a July 2016 LibraryReads pick), a fallen Amish man convicted of murdering his wife, has escaped from prison and kidnapped his five children at gunpoint from their Amish uncle’s home. After a showdown with him, Chief of Police Kate Burkholder starts suspecting that he’s innocent.
“Castillo once again weaves the particularities of the Amish mindset into a complex mystery that will leave you crying with pity or seething with rage.” — Kirkus Reviews, starred review
“Castillo works in fine details and insight into Amish life, but this is no gentle read—there is plenty of tension and some good red herrings that will keep any mystery reader satisfied.” — Booklist
“Thrilling… Castillo skillfully sets each scene, compelling readers to fear the raging stream, sense the tension in a room, and yes, even smell the manure.” — Publishers Weekly