Going undercover to infiltrate a reclusive Amish community and investigate the death of a young girl, chief of police Kate Burkholder unearths a dangerous world of secrets and shocking crimes that are complicated by her limited ability to contact the outside world.
EVIL LURKS JUST BENEATH THE SURFACE IN AN ISOLATED AMISH COMMUNITY IN AMONG THE WICKED, THE LATEST ELECTRIFYING THRILLER FROM NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR LINDA CASTILLO.
Chief of Police Kate Burkholder is called upon by the sheriff’s department in rural upstate New York to investigate the death of a young girl in a reclusive Amish settlement. Unable to penetrate the wall of silence between the Amish and the “English” communities, the sheriff asks Kate to pose as an Amish woman and find out what really happened.
Kate, who grew up among the Amish, knows what she’s doing. . .and what she’s in for. Her longtime love interest, State Agent John Tomasetti, is dead-set against her taking on the assignment, but Kate can’t turn her back—especially when the rumor mill boils with disturbing accounts of other children in danger.Once she goes deep undercover and infiltrates the community, she Kate unearths a world built on secrets and lies, and a series of crimes more shocking than she could have ever imagine. And soon she finds herself helpless and alone, cut off from the rest of the world. . .and trapped in a fight for her life.