The Secrets of Crittenden County
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(3.7 based on 121 ratings)
  • 1

    Missing: The Secrets of Crittenden County, Book 1

    • UNABRIDGED (6 hrs and 50 mins)
    • By Shelley Shepard Gray
    • Narrated By Bernadette Dunne Flagler
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (72)
    Performance
    (60)
    Story
    (61)

    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 community of Crittenden, Kentucky, when his body is discovered at the bottom of a 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.

    Jan says: "Just couldn't get into it..."
    Just couldn't get into it...

    The formula and setting for the story had great potential and could have been amazing, but it didn't deliver for me. Although I enjoyed the Amish sett..Show More »

    Reviewed on December 04 2012 by Jan (Rochester, NY, United States)
  • 2

    The Search: The Secrets of Crittenden County, Book 2

    • UNABRIDGED (7 hrs and 1 min)
    • By Shelley Shepard Gray
    • Narrated By Bernadette Dunne
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (26)
    Performance
    (21)
    Story
    (20)

    The serenity of the quiet Amish community of Marion, Kentucky, is disrupted when the body of Perry Borntrager is discovered in an abandoned well. Now the small town faces the first death by mysterious circumstances in more than twenty years, and Detective Luke Reynolds is brought in to help investigate. But before he can solve the crime, he faces unexpected feelings for Frannie, the Amish owner of the local bed-and-breakfast. Though they butt heads at first, Luke finds himself drawn to Frannie's bedside when she's injured in a kitchen accident.

    Lanna S. Seuret says: "CAN'T STOP NOW!"
    CAN'T STOP NOW!
    Reviewed on March 04 2014 by Lanna S. Seuret (Sacramento, California)
  • 3

    Found: The Secrets of Crittenden County, Book 3

    • UNABRIDGED (6 hrs and 27 mins)
    • By Shelley Shepard Gray
    • Narrated By Bernadette Dunne
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (23)
    Performance
    (19)
    Story
    (20)

    A murder is solved and a quiet Amish community must deal with the repercussions. Amid the surprising revelations, can a newfound love survive? As the search for Perry Borntrager's killer continues, Jacob Schrock feels like his world is about to crumble. Right before Perry went missing, he and Jacob got into a fistfight. Jacob never told anyone what happened that terrible night. He's good at keeping secrets - including his love for Deborah, Perry's sister. But Jacob senses everything is about to be revealed.

    Lanna S. Seuret says: "Good Story But a Final Few Loose Threads"
    Good Story But a Final Few Loose Threads

    Gray's strength is holistic thinking, featuring the solid relationships of characters and how they help one another through the shock of this murder, ..Show More »

    Reviewed on March 06 2014 by Lanna S. Seuret (Sacramento, California)