Image of The Silent Order


Image of The Silent Order

What a wonderful book by an amazing author! In Dobson’s latest offering, readers will find mystery, love and values that have withstood the test of time. The characters are a delight and readers get a fascinating glimpse into the underworld of gangsters during the era of Prohibition and the dangers police faced in keeping law and order.

Sugarcreek, Ohio, 1928: Katie Lehman has her own reasons why she does not want any English detectives near her or her son, Henry. Only a handful of people know her past and she wants it kept that way. Rollin Wells needs to discover who on the police force is aiding Cleveland’s mob family, the Cardanos. The only way he can do that is by hiding away among the Amish community. He knows that the Amish are not happy with the situation, but they will not interfere with his investigation. While he’s there he and Katie get to know one another and soon realize they may have more in common than what they originally thought. Can a detective and an Amish woman bring down a crime family and have a happily ever after? (SUMMERSIDE, Nov., 320 pp., $12.99)
Reviewed by: 
Patsy Glans