Outsider

Outsider

Book - 2020
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Chief of Police Kate Burkholder's past comes back to haunt her when she discovers an unconscious woman is someone she hasn't seen in ten years: fellow cop Gina Colorosa. Gina is wanted for killing an undercover officer. No one wants to talk about what happened the night Gina allegedly gunned down a fellow cop. With whisperings of corruption and the threat of rogue cops seeking revenge, Kate and Gina hunker down at Amish widower Adam Lengacher's farm. When violence strikes, Kate must confront a reality that changes everything she thought she knew.
Publisher: New York : Minotaur Books, ©2020.
ISBN: 9781250142894
Characteristics: 309 pages ;,24 cm.

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bookie66
Oct 09, 2020

Different. In the past, when I started reading a Kate Burkholder story.....I would say....ok....it's 11 pm....I'll read one more hour....then at midnight just one more hour.....then reaching for the book as soon as I could in the morning. This one is not like that....I read it for 15 minutes....ho hum....put it aside. I'm not sure I will finish it....It's not terrible.....it just doesn't keep me wondering and waiting for the next surprise or twist.

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Eil_1
Sep 22, 2020

I could also say that this was my least favorite Burkholder novel. I found it difficult to like Gina although I could understand Kate helping her. Wouldn't necessarily recommend this one.

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KAREN S HARRIS
Sep 11, 2020

5 stars in my opinion. Interesting insight on living among the Amish. Fast read as it's that good.

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maipenrai
Aug 14, 2020

I have read all of the Kate Burkholder mysteries. This one was not a favorite. I prefer detective novels / police procedurals to involve solving a crime, not aiding and abetting a possible criminal friend. Kristi & Abby Taby

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tina43
Aug 06, 2020

I enjoyed the Amish children in this book, but missed Kate's department of interesting people. Would like more of Tomasetti and Kate's Romance -- hopefully marriage finally.

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ValinOR14
Aug 05, 2020

"The only time to look down on your neighbor is when you're bending over to help them." We can definitely learn from the Amish.

Outsider is, hands down, one of my very favorite in this series!! I did NOT want to put it down! LOTS of suspense. I so enjoyed reading about Kate's journey to becoming a police officer. It was also fascinating to read more about the Amish and how they exist without power even during a horrific snowstorm.

Linda Castillo is a consistently great writer. As far as I'm concerned the Kate Burkholder series can go on forever!!

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mjk236sb
Jul 30, 2020

A good addition to this series sent in the Amish area of Ohio. This is a good series that gives you a glimpse of the life of the Amish and the work of the police who work to take care of them.

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maipenrai
Dec 18, 2019

Series: Kate Burkholder (Book 12)
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Publisher: Macmillan Audio; Unabridged edition (July 7, 2020)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 1250751586
ISBN-13: 978-1250751584

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