Harmless as Doves: An Amish-Country Mystery

By: Gaus, P.L.

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Signed handwritten greeting card laid in. A fine copy. 2011 Hard Cover. viii, 193 pp. As he goes about his milking chores on a cold October morning, Bishop Leon Shetler daydreams of escaping the Ohio winter and taking a bus to the Pinecraft Amish community in Florida for a vacation. His reverie is suddenly interrupted when young Crist Burkholder enters the barn, head down, hat in hand, to make a confession. I just killed Glenn Spiegle. An Amish murderer? Sheriff Robertson asks when he arrives on the scene. Who will believe that? But Burkholder is adamant about his guilt, fueled by the passion of his love for Vesta Miller, the young woman both he and Spiegle so desperately wanted to marry. No sooner does the sheriff start his investigation than he learns of two more murders in the Pinecraft community, and a startling connection is made. Theres no way around itProfessor Mike Branden will have to put his research trip on hold and, along with detective Ricky Niell, travel south to investigate. There they discover the disturbing truth about Spiegles conversion to the Amish faith and the reason for the long-smoldering hatred that has reached into the secluded pastoral valleys of Holmes County. In Harmless as Doves, P. L. Gaus takes the action to Florida in one of the most exciting mysteries in the series. This is Gaus at his best.

Title: Harmless as Doves: An Amish-Country Mystery

Author: Gaus, P.L.

Categories: Mystery & Thriller, Contemporary, Signed, Amish,

Edition: Signed Copy

Publisher: Athens, Ohio University Press: 2011

ISBN Number: 0821419676

ISBN Number 13: 9780821419670

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Fine

Jacket Condition: Fine

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2287933