Suspendered Sentence

Suspendered Sentence : An Amish Mystery

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The national bestselling author of "Shunned and Dangerous" returns to the Amish community of Heavenly, Pennsylvania, where shop owner Claire Weatherly has come to appreciate a simpler, more peaceful way of life. But dark secrets are about to complicate things--and lead to murder...
After the Stoltzfus barn catches fire, Claire is awed by the response of the community. Hundreds of Amish men gather together to raise a new barn for the family in a matter of days. But in the midst of the work, a human skeleton is unearthed. Found with the remains is half of a friendship bracelet last seen on Sadie Lehman, an Amish teen long believed to have left her strict upbringing for the allure of English ways.
Now Detective Jakob Fisher--once a member of the Amish community himself--is determined to solve the young woman's murder. With Claire's help, he must dig into the past and bring to light long-buried secrets--secrets that someone is willing to kill to protect...
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Product details

  • Hardback | 379 pages
  • 142 x 218 x 30mm | 476g
  • United States
  • English
  • Large type / large print
  • Large type / large print edition
  • 1410479293
  • 9781410479297

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Praise for the Amish Mysteries
"The best cozy mystery debut I've read this year."--#1 "New York Times" bestselling author Harlan Coben
"Delightful...Well-portrayed characters and authentic Amish lore make this a memorable read."--"Publishers Weekly"
"Bradford concocts a clever whodunit...Her characters possess depth, and her mastery of the Amish culture adds a dimension to her work that readers likely will find fascinating." --"Richmond Times-Dispatch"
"A fascinating cozy that showcases the culture of the people."--"Gumshoe Review"
"Bradford's characters are some of the best developed, most interesting ones I've come across in a cozy mystery."--"Lesa's Book Critiques"
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About Laura Bradford

While spending a rainy afternoon at a friend's house more than thirty years ago, Laura Bradford fell in love with writing over a stack of blank paper, a box of crayons, and a freshly sharpened number two pencil. From that moment forward, she never wanted to do or be anything else. Today, Laura is a national bestselling mystery and award-winning romance author. Her national bestselling Amish Mystery series includes "Hearse and Buggy," " Assaulted Pretzel," and "Shunned and Dangerous." She lives in Yorktown Heights, New York, with her husband and their blended brood.
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