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Fresh Pick / October 20, 2010

Ohio-Country Mystery #1 October 2010 On Sale: September 28, 2010 Featuring: Bishop Eli Miller; Pastor Caleb Troyer; Michael Brandon 256 pages ISBN: 0452296463 EAN: 9780452296466 Paperback (reprint) $13.00 Add to Wish List Mystery Amateur Sleuth, Inspirational Fiction Amish Buy at Blood Of The Prodigal by P. L. Gaus From the tranquil farmlands of Holmes County’s Amish countryside to the choppy waters off Lake Erie’s Middle Bass Island, mystery and foreboding lurk under layers of tradition and repression before boiling to the surface with tragic consequences. Set authentically among the Old Order Amish of Holmes County, Ohio – home to the largest Amish and Mennonite settlements in the world – Blood of the Prodigal offers readers a growing understanding of Amish ways. For Jonah Miller, shunned by his Old Order sect and cast into the wider world, the summer begins with his decision to kidnap his ten-year-old son from the home of the bishop who had exiled Miller a decade earlier. In his desperation to retrieve the boy, the bishop appeals for help to the only “English” men the sect would ever approve. Professor Michael Branden and Pastor Caleb Troyer had been looking forward to the kind of sleepy rural…