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The Silent Order
  • Author: Melanie Dobson
  • Published by Summerside Press 2010
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  • Updated January 8, 2011

                                The Silent Order
                                 Melanie Dobson

Two daughters of the notorious Cardano family tiptoe into a forbidden room...and disappear forever...or so it seems. Years later, Detective Rollin Wells, a cop itching to bring down local Mafia kingpins, finds himself in a bloodbath...and his young partner dead.

After a miraculous escape, Wells hides in a hay-filled Amish barn and is discovered by young Katie Lehman, a young mother who stirs memories he's tried for years to forget. As God leads Rollin into a showdown with the mob, Katie faces a personal crisis: should she marry the Amish man ardently courting her...or follow her heart?

Melanie Dobson deftly weaves a compelling story that lends insight into the early workings of the Cleveland mob AND the Amish society. I LOVED turning each page to see what would happen next...and how Melanie would extricate her loveable characters from deadly situations.

The woman who brought us the award-winning Love Finds You in Liberty, Indiana (voted BEST NOVEL in INDIANA!) makes sure to provide an engaging love story, just as a bonus for this book. Pick up The Silent Order today! 

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