Gone Missing

Gone Missing

A Novel

Downloadable Audiobook - 2012
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Linda Castillo's bestselling series continues with GONE MISSING-a deeply chilling novel about a rite of passage gone horribly wrong. Rumspringa is the time when Amish teens are allowed to experience life without the rules. It's an exciting time of personal discovery and growth before committing to the church. But when a young teen disappears without a trace, the carefree fun comes to an abrupt and sinister end, and fear spreads through the community like a contagion. A missing child is a nightmare to all parents, and never more so than in the Amish community, where family ties run deep. When the search for the presumed runaway turns up a dead body, the case quickly becomes a murder investigation. And chief of Police Kate Burkholder knows that in order to solve this case she will have to call upon everything she has to give not only as a cop, but as a woman whose own Amish roots run deep. Kate and state agent, John Tomasetti, delve into the lives of the missing teen and discover links to cold cases that may go back years. But will Kate piece together all the parts of this sinister puzzle in time to save the missing teen and the Amish community from a devastating fate? Or will she find herself locked in a fight to the death with a merciless killer?
Publisher: [United States] : Macmillan Audio : Made available through hoopla, 2012.
Edition: Unabridged.
ISBN: 9781427268693
142726869X
Branch Call Number: eAudiobook hoopla
Characteristics: 1 online resource (1 audio file (600 min.)) : digital.
Additional Contributors: McInerney, Kathleen
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maipenrai
Aug 20, 2016

This is the fourth book in the Kate Burkholder series set in Amish country in Ohio. Kate, the police chief, was raised in the faith, but was excommunicated. She still has conflicts about her loyalty to the Amish community versus the "English" as they call the outsiders. The mysteries usually involve the Amish people as victims and / or perpetrators of crimes. The books are nice, solid mystery / police procedural reads. As with all series I always recommend starting with the first in the set, as the history of the main character explains her subsequent behaviors / conflicts. If you are wondering.... a good source to find the first in almost any author's series is " Fantastic Fiction" a GREAT website!!!!

ukiechick Aug 23, 2014

Great book and good read could not put this one down cant wait to read next book in series her last breath .

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SuzeParker
May 27, 2014

My favorite of the Kate Burkholder series so far. Good suspense, and the perpetrator and motive were surprises. The ending sets up an intriguing scenario for a future book, as well.

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ilovewhippets
Sep 19, 2013

Interesting background.. Amish culture.. Well-written.. I just found the ending too graphic and violent.. probably not more so than other mystery books..

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Nords
May 15, 2013

Another strong book in this mystery/thriller series. Liked how the setting changed slightly too (otherwise I would think this small town must be the murder capital of the world). Linda Castillo does a good job keeping you guessing as to who the killer is as well. Strongly written main characters. Can't wait to read more of these.

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nelll
Mar 19, 2013

A very good book. You wouldn't have guessed the ending.

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rahmmie
Feb 04, 2013

I think Castillo has exhausted the Ohio Amish as the setting for her crime thrillers. This book barely managed to have a plot that held together until the end, even with the added bonus of the complicated romance between the two main characters and the predictable twist at the end

Marie55BA Jan 21, 2013

The Author is outstanding i think her stories are great. this audiobook book is great and Kathleen who is the reader , keeps your attention. I think she is a great reader and maybe a great movie i hope.

mrsgail5756 Dec 05, 2012

A very good read. I enjoyed this book I would recommend this book for all to read.

Insalaco Oct 15, 2012

Guilt ridden narrator who's constantly beating herself over things she can't do anything about. Repetitious.

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