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Image of Home by Dark

Set within the Amish community, with a strong, sympathetic heroine at the center of a suspenseful plot, Perry’s story hooks you immediately. Her uncanny ability to seamlessly blend the mystery element with contemporary themes makes this one intriguing read.

Estranged from her family since she left the Amish community of her youth nine years ago to marry her boyfriend, widow Rachel Mason returns with her daughter. But only her 14-year-old brother Benjamin will have any contact with her.When Colin McDonald, her late husband’s best friend, walks into her life, he is the last person Rachel wants to see, because he let her husband down. Colin wants to make it up to Rachel. When Benjamin reveals a troubling secret, Rachel and Colin are determined to help. With this new mission, a silent truce forms between them, and Rachel’s barriers crumble as a new friendship begins. (HQN, Jan., 384 pp., $7.99)
Reviewed by: 
Melanie Bates