Outsider: A Kate Burkholder Novel by Linda Castillo

Outsider: A Kate Burkholder Novel

byLinda Castillo

Hardcover | July 7, 2020

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Linda Castillo follows her instant NYT bestseller, Shamed, with Outsider, an electrifying thriller about a woman on the run hiding among the Amish.

Chief of Police Kate Burkholder''s past comes back to haunt her when she receives a call from Amish widower Adam Lengacher. While enjoying a sleigh ride with his children, he discovered a car stuck in a snowdrift and an unconscious woman inside. Kate arrives at his farm and is shocked to discover the driver is a woman she hasn''t seen in ten years: fellow cop Gina Colorosa.

Ten years ago, Kate and Gina were best friends at the police academy, graduating together as rookies with the Columbus Division of Police. But the reunion takes an ominous turn when Kate learns Gina is wanted for killing an undercover officer. Gina claims she''s innocent, that she was framed by corrupt officers who want her gone because she was about to turn them in for wrongdoing.

Kate calls upon state agent John Tomasetti for help and with a blizzard bearing down, they delve into the incident. But no one wants to talk about what happened the night Gina allegedly gunned down a fellow cop. Even Tomasetti is stonewalled, his superior telling him in no uncertain terms to back off.

With whisperings of corruption and the threat of rogue cops seeking revenge, Kate and Gina hunker down at Adam Lengacher''s farm. As Kate gets closer to the truth, a killer lies in wait. When violence strikes, Kate must confront a reality that changes everything she thought she knew not only about friendship, but the institution to which she''s devoted her life.

LINDA CASTILLO is the New York Times bestselling author of the Kate Burkholder novels, including Sworn to Silence, which was adapted into a Lifetime Original Movie starring Neve Campbell as Kate Burkholder. She has received numerous industry awards including a nomination by the International Thriller Writers for Best Hardcover, the Dap...
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Title:Outsider: A Kate Burkholder NovelFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:320 pages, 9.25 X 6.12 X 0.98 inShipping dimensions:320 pages, 9.25 X 6.12 X 0.98 inPublished:July 7, 2020Publisher:St. Martin's Publishing GroupLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:125014289X

ISBN - 13:9781250142894

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Editorial Reviews

Praise for Linda Castillo and the Kate Burkholder novels: "Electrifying." -Publishers Weekly "A captivating story by a gifted storyteller." -The Washington Book Review "An atmospheric thriller about fear, revenge, and the dark side of Amish life...Linda Castillo is a true master of suspenseful police procedurals." -Bustle"Magnetic."-People Magazine "Exquisitely plotted.a standout in a stellar series."-Associated Press"Castillo weaves the particularities of the Amish mindset into a complex mystery that will leave you crying with pity or seething with rage." -Kirkus Reviews (starred) "Thrilling . . . Castillo skillfully sets each scene, compelling readers to fear the raging stream, sense the tension in a room." -Publishers Weekly