Missing: The Secrets of Crittenden County, Book One
Title: Missing: The Secrets of Crittenden County, Book One
Author: Shelley Shepard Gray
When Perry Borntrager’s lifeless body is found in an abandoned well, the quiet Amish community is shaken by this terrible tragedy, and Perry’s former girlfriend and his best friend, suspects in the crime, form an unlikely friendship as they try to prove their innocence.
Can two young people survive the suspicions of their friends and neighbors when tragedy strikes a close-knit Amish community?
Perry Borntrager had been missing for months from the quiet Amish community of Crittenden, Kentucky, when his body is discovered at the bottom of an abandoned well. The first death from mysterious circumstances in more than two decades brings the scrutiny of the outside world: A police detective arrives to help the local sheriff with the investigation. His questioning begins with Lydia Plank, Perry’s former girlfriend, and Perry’s best friend, the Englischer Walker Anderson.
Lydia and Walker know they didn’t have anything to do with Perry’s death, but they both hold secrets about his final days. Do they dare open up about the kind of man Perry had become? In the oppressive shadow of these dark times, they discover strength in a most unlikely companionship: one that offers solace, understanding, and the promise of something more.