By Marta Perry
Considering she was once a bit lady, Marisa Angelo has been haunted via clone of her mom strolling away, suitcase in hand, to come back to her Amish roots.Marisa and her "Englischer" father by no means observed or heard from her back. Now Marisa has got a surprising name from police. Her mother's bloodstained suitcase was once came across hidden contained in the wall of a Pennsylvania Dutch farmhouse.
Desperate for solutions, Marisa heads to Lancaster County. yet no one--not the police or Marisa's tight-lipped Amish relatives--can clarify what occurred to her mother.
Only one guy is as made up our minds as Marisa to resolve the mystery--Link Morgan, the good-looking ex-military loner who chanced on the suitcase in the home he inherited from his uncle. Now either Link's and Marisa's family are implicated within the decades-old disappearance.
The mystery lies someplace within the old fashioned Amish payment. yet a person will do "anything" to make sure the reality continues to be hidden without end
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