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Publisher's Summary

"[Narrator Kathleen] McInerney raises the tension in each story through her dramatic performances. The story collection provides listeners with an exceptionally engaging audiobook, delivered by a masterful narrator." (AudioFile Magazine, Earphones Award winner)

New York Times best-selling author Linda Castillo is known as a “master of the genre” (People) for her pulse-pounding mystery series set in Amish country. Now, together for the first time in print, A Simple Murder features six original short stories starring whip-smart chief of police, Kate Burkholder.

While on vacation with her partner John Tomasetti in LONG LOST, Kate discovers that the old house where they're staying is haunted by a girl who disappeared decades before....

An abandoned baby is discovered on the Amish bishop's front porch in A HIDDEN SECRET, and Kate is called in to investigate.

SEEDS OF DECEPTION unearths the secrets of Kate Burkholder's own Amish past - and lays the groundwork for her future career in law enforcement.

In the midst of a power outage in Painters Mill, a teenage girl is attacked at an Amish party in ONLY THE LUCKY.

IN DARK COMPANY is the story of an injured woman with amnesia who seeks Kate's help in trying to remember her attacker’s identity...and her own.

IN PLAIN SIGHT leads Kate to what she believes is a straightforward hit-and-run accident - but she soon uncovers a story of teenage passion that may have led to attempted murder.

A Macmillan Audio production from Minotaur Books

©2021 Linda Castillo (P)2021 Macmillan Audio

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Worst literature ever produced

The narrator is annoying and simply boring . The stories are only suitable for primary age school children. I can’t believe anyone published it or that someone had the patience to read or narrate it . I really tried to keep listening but just felt like I was being told fables . If I could I would give it no stars at all . Do yourself a favour and don’t download it

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  • 14-02-2021

disappointed in repeated stories

Half the stories are repeats, if you’ve followed the series then you purchased the stories previously.
Not worth a whole credit.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 11-02-2021

Disappointing

I already heard 3 of the stories so this was super disappointing. Going to try to exchange since I feel like I only received 1/2 of the book.

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  • michele l. yost
  • 18-02-2021

Retread

All previously put out on audible! Absolutely NO warning of this. Ads sent out as new pub fr l Castillo! What is wrong with acknowledging this is a compilation of prev released shorts?

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 20-02-2021

Interesting stories.

Love the stories,but why does she always portray the amish as stupid!?.Reader mangles German words.

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  • ANGEL S
  • 29-04-2021

Repeats...

Repeats. Just repeats. Nothing new. Don't spend your money on this. You've heard them all before.

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  • Beth C.
  • 19-03-2021

Superbly Entertaining Collection of Shortstories

Linda Castillo is probably my favorite author! When I received notification of this release, I almost did not order it because it was shortstories, rather than a novel. I am so glad that I did, because I absolutely enjoyed every minute of it. As always, Kathleen McInerny's narration was outstanding!

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 13-02-2021

Great!

I just Love kate! Shes just the kind of person id like to be in another life. Narrator is super good too.

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