Former city slicker Claire Weatherly finds life in Heavenly, Pennsylvania, pure bliss. But that all changes when a man is found murdered behind an Amish bakery. Now she's trapped in a web of danger and deceit--along with shunned police detective Jakob Fisher. Can they discover the killer before he strikes again?
Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 352 Vendor: Berkley Trade Publication Date: 2012 Dimensions: 6.75 X 4.19 (inches)
ISBN: 0425251314 ISBN-13: 9780425251317 Availability: In Stock Series:Amish Mystery
Claire Weatherly has fled a high-stress lifestyle for a slower pacein Amish country: Heavenly, Pennsylvania. She only planned a short visit but instead found herself opening an Amish specialty shop, Heavenly Treasures, and settling in.Claire loves her new home, and shes slowly making friends among the locals, including Esther, a young Amish woman who works in the shop. So when the stores former owner,the unlikable Walter Snow, is murdered, and the man Esther is sweet on becomes a suspect, Claire cant help but get involved.
Newly returned Detective Jakob Fisher, who left Heavenlyand his Amish upbringingas a teenager, is on the case. But his investigation is stalled by the fact that none of his former community will speak with him. Claires connections make her the perfect go-between.
As Claire investigates, she uncovers more than she wanted to know about her neighbors. And suddenly, everything she had hoped to find in this peaceful refuge is at risk . . .
While spending a rainy afternoon at a friends 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 bestselling mystery and award-winning romance author. She lives in Yorktown Heights, New York, with her husband and their blended brood.
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