The Silent Order

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Summerside Press, Nov 1, 2010 - Fiction - 343 pages
36 Reviews
Rural America - 1928. After the murder of his partner, Detective Rollin Wells hides away in an Amish home near Sugarcreek, Ohio, to find out who in the police force is collaborating with Cleveland's notorious mob. While Rollin searches for answers to his partner's death, he befriends an elusive young Amish woman named Katie and her young son. As Rollin learns about Katie's past, he's shocked at the secret Katie is hiding - a secret that has haunted Rollin for eight years.

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Her writing is awesome, kept me intrigued till the end. - Goodreads
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Another great book by Melanie Dobson

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I have read several of Melanie's books and always enjoyed them as I did this one. It was really good and kept me on the edge of my seat at times. What a different story line for an Amish book, it kept ... Read full review

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User Review  - Janie R. - Goodreads

An exceptional read by Melanie Dobson! Her writing is awesome, kept me intrigued till the end. I have read several of her books, and I always enjoy the fast paced reading, but fascinating characters and plot. I loved the characters of Katie and Henry, and of course Rollin! Read full review

About the author (2010)

Melanie Dobson is the author of four novels and has a background in publicity and journalism. She grew up in a small Ohio town but now lives with her husband and two daughters in Oregon. Read more at

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