Blood of the Prodigal by P. L. Gaus

By P. L. Gaus

Book 1 of the Amish-Country Mysteries

"For greater than a decade, P. L. Gaus has been writing quietly spellbinding mysteries about... the conservative previous Order Amish of Holmes County, Ohio."—Marilyn Stasio, New York Times

within the wooded Amish hill kingdom, a professor at a small university, a neighborhood pastor, and the county sheriff are the one ones one of the mainstream, or "English," who own the instincts and talents to paintings the instances that influence all county citizens, regardless of their code of behavior or spiritual creed.

whilst an Amish boy is abducted, a bishop, worried for the security of his fans, plunges 3 outsiders into the generally closed society of the "Plain Ones."

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M. BRANDEN stood looking down at the legs of Jeff Hostettler, jutting from under the front bumper of an old pickup. Hostettler wore black boots and a dirty pair of blue mechanic’s coveralls. ” Branden answered, “I’ve been looking for him precisely one day, Mr. Hostettler, and that’s today. ” Hostettler said and pushed out on his roller pad from under the truck. He stood, walked over to the workbench in his garage, took down a wrench, lay down again on the creeper, and slid back under the truck.

His sinfulness endangered us all. Now it endangers my grandson, too. “It is our son, Professor, who has the boy. ” Reaching beneath his vest, he drew out a carefully folded 22 BLOOD OF THE PRODIGAL note and handed it over without comment. Branden opened it, read it, refolded it, and handed it back to the bishop. The bishop gestured for him to keep it. “My son intends to keep Jeremiah for the summer, but he does not know the danger,” Miller said. “He never really did. The danger of the world. ” Branden asked.

Jonah went on to another parochial school. “Years later, on the day after Jonah’s sixteenth birthday, Bishop Miller drove his buggy into Massillon and waited for school to close. After the children had left for home, he walked into my classroom and laid those very same volumes on my desk. “Then he said: ‘You’ll remember, I’m sure, Jonah Miller. You gave him these books when he was in the fifth grade. Jonah is beyond his school years, now, Miss Beachey. I intend no disrespect, but Wir sind Bauern.

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