Gray presents the Amish culture with a realistic perspective on their customs that is both refreshing and captivating. The first Secrets of Crittenden book is a story about forgiveness, truth and love with a good element of mystery.
When the body of Perry Borntrager is discovered in an abandoned well in an Amish community, a detective from the outside world looks into the matter. Lydia Plank and Walker Anderson, the victim’s ex-girlfriend and best friend, are questioned. While both are adamant about their innocence, they hold secrets regarding their past with Perry. Who will dare to tell the truth? (AVON INSPIRE, Mar., 272 pp., $12.99)