SWORN TO SILENCE is “gripping”

The lead review in the July 6 issue of People magazine, is of thriller Sworn to Silence by Linda Castillo, making the switch from romance novels. People gives it 3.5 of a possible four stars. It features a “tough complicated cop,” a former Amish woman who becomes the police chief in the town she grew up in. People says that Castillo, who grew up near Amish country, balances “chilling suspense and  a nuanced portrait of the English-Amish divide.”

Libraries show reserve ratios of 5 to 1 in some cases, against generally low orders.

Sworn to Silence
Linda Castillo
Retail Price: $24.95
Hardcover: 336 pages
Publisher: Minotaur Books – (2009-06-23)
ISBN / EAN: 0312374976 / 9780312374976

Also available in audio:

Publisher: Macmillan Audio; Unabridged (June 23, 2009). $39.95
ISBN-10: 1427206686
ISBN-13: 978-1427206688

And in large type:

Hardcover: $31.95; 620 pages
Publisher: Thorndike Press (June 23, 2009)
ISBN-10: 1410416615
ISBN-13: 978-1410416612

And, downloadable eBook and audiobook from OverDrive.

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