A Kate Burkholder Short Mystery
Author: Linda Castillo; read by Kathleen McInerney
In The Pact a gripping Kate Burkholder short mystery from New York Times bestselling author Linda Castillo, a terrifying disappearance in Amish country reveals the power of friendship.
Three days before Thanksgiving, two boys disappear without a trace. Eleven-year-old Aaron Kuhns is Amish. Kevin Dennison is twelve and “English.” They’re adventurers, explorers, and inseparable best friends. When they don’t return home from what was supposed to be a fun afternoon of fishing, Chief of Police Kate Burkholder must find the missing boys before the first winter storm of the season bears down on Painters Mill.
A Macmillan Audio production from Minotaur Books
In The News
Praise for the Kate Burkholder mysteries:
“Magnetic.”—People Magazine for A Gathering of Secrets
“Exquisitely plotted…a standout in a stellar series.”—Associated Press for A Gathering of Secrets
“Thrilling...Castillo skillfully sets each scene, compelling readers to fear the raging stream, sense the tension in a room.” —Publishers Weekly for Down a Dark Road
"An atmospheric thriller about fear, revenge, and the dark side of Amish life...Linda Castillo is a true master of suspenseful police procedurals." —Bustle for A Gathering of Secrets
“Castillo weaves the particularities of the Amish mindset into a complex mystery that will leave you crying with pity or seething with rage.” —Kirkus (starred) for Down a Dark Road
"Murder in Amish country has a certain added frisson, and Castillo’s the master of the genre.” —People Magazine for The Dead Will Tell