|About the Book|
In her debut novel, Amazon.coms 2010 Breakthrough Novel Award semi-finalist, Mary Wannagat, introduces Dutch Law--half big city detective and half Amish farm boy, whose easy smile hides lethal skills and a determination to fight injustice on behalfMoreIn her debut novel, Amazon.coms 2010 Breakthrough Novel Award semi-finalist, Mary Wannagat, introduces Dutch Law--half big city detective and half Amish farm boy, whose easy smile hides lethal skills and a determination to fight injustice on behalf of those who have lost all hope.Dutch knows the streets of Pittsburgh better than most, and when a street-wise teenage boy goes missing, it doesnt take Dutch long to discover that many teens are missing, but no one knows theyre missing except other teens...and now Dutch.When a friend from his past appears with secrets of his own, the clues lead Dutch back to the small town where he grew up. There, he meets with his estranged Amish relatives who had shunned his mother before he was born.Soon, Dutch learns that the crimes are far worse than he ever suspected, but blocked at every turn, Dutch must face his worst fear and risk everything in a desperate bid to bring down the most evil criminal he has ever faced.Publishers Weekly review - “This mystery had an even pace and compelling plot that thoroughly engages. Good enough to be the first in a new series of P.I. books.”Amazon.com review - “The plot is fast moving, but does not reveal anything it does not have to…the descriptions are so real you can almost imagine you are part of the story…. a quick moving, vivid plot that keeps you hooked from beginning to end.”Amazon.com review - “The prose is sleek and stylish, cutting to the meat of the story immediately and maintaining a fluent pace. The mystery is intriguing.”Amazon.com review - “I really enjoyed PENNSYLVANIA DUTCH: A DARK MOON FOR DYING with its quick jump into action and continued fast-paced plot. The characters are well-defined, interesting and even intriguing. I instantly liked Dutch, who was not the cliched detective, but who seemed to be just a good guy with good intentions. The sense of urgency regarding a missing boy is plausible and not overdone, making me want to delve into the mystery…”Pennsylvania Dutch: A Dark Moon for Dying was also a finalist in the 2011 Next Generation Indie Book Awards and a finalist in the Hollywood Book Festival in the Mystery Category.Follow Dutch Law in his next adventure, That Evil May Come, where Dutch must travel to Fort Pierce, Florida to rescue his niece from a religious cult and places himself in mortal danger so that she may escape.