His Guilt

His Guilt

His Guilt: The Amish of Hart County (Avon Inspire, July 2017)

A suspenseful tale of an Amish man who will risk all to protect the woman he loves

Mark Fisher has returned home to Hart County, determined to put the past behind him. Two years ago, after being wrongly accused of assault, he left the Amish community, though never forgot his home. When the one person who had helped him through his rough times asks for help, Mark returns. But it is pretty Waneta Cain who makes him want to stay…

Neeta is one of the few people in Hart County who doesn’t believe Mark is guilty of hurting anyone. However, his worldliness and tough exterior do make her uneasy. As she begins to see the real man behind all the gossip and prejudice, she wonders if he is the man for her.

Just when Mark starts to believe a new life is possible, a close friend of Neeta’s is attacked. Once again, everyone in the community seems to believe he is guilty. But what hurts most is Neeta’s sudden wariness around him. When another woman is hurt, a woman who is close to both Neeta and himself, Mark fears he knows the real culprit. And time is running out. Will Mark be able to find him before Neeta becomes his next victim?

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  • Shelley Shepard Gray wins again with His Guilt. I started reading it on Sunday, and couldn’t put it down till I was done! Character development, as usual, is spot on, and the plot kept me guessing throughout.

    Recommended for anyone who enjoys Amish fiction, or mysteries, or both!

  • Best Reads says:

    Shelley Shepard Gray once again brings inspiration and hope into the lives of characters facing real and raw issues. But she doesn’t leave it there. She throws in a sinister suspense plot that kept me riveted right through to the hair-raising conclusion. A spellbinding read.

  • Author Shelley Shepard Gray is one of my favorites. I have enjoyed each of her books that I have read and “His Guilt” is no exception.

  • Not your typical Amish fiction, His Guilt is sure to keep readers guessing! Shelley Shepard Gray is a wonderful storyteller, and she creates an ominous ambiance in this second Amish of Hart County story.

  • I love all of Shelley Shepard Gray’s books. She has a unique way of crafting a story that will touch in you in a way you never expected. I’m typically not a fan of mystery and intrigue but I fell in love with His Guilt. I love that it’s a redemptive story.

    You can read my full review here: http://chasraybooknerdcorner.blogspot.com/2017/07/his-guilt.html

  • Another well done story by Shelly. She has became one of my favorite Amish story writers. She absolutely knows how to write a good book.

  • I love Amish books but this one has such suspense along with the question of who dun’ it that once I started reading, I just couldn’t put it down. You just have to love a man who will lay it all down for his woman, to protect her and keep her safe. This is what Amish man, Mark Fisher does.

  • Although I enjoyed His Guilt, it wasn’t my favorite title from Gray. So many hints and obvious clues were given, I was tempted to skip right to the end to confirm my suspicions.

  • HIS GUILT is Ms. Gray’s second attempt at Amish romantic suspense. It is still written in Ms. Grays’s innocent, sweet style, so fans shouldn’t be too worried about this venture. And even though this is the second book in the series, it stands alone, but fans won’t want to miss Her Secret–the first book of the series.

  • The story deals with real-life issues that fit well into the book’s Amish setting but which those of us outside that culture can identify with as well.

  • Great characters and good storyline make this one a winner and one not to be missed.

  • GCC Bookworm says:

    Suspense. Drama. Romance. Twist and turns. Interesting characters set the stage for this Amish genre “His Guilt.” Not your typical Amish romance so settle into your comfy chair with a cool liquid refreshment and be ready to be spellbound!

  • Shelley Shepard fans will love this book! Filled with meaning and depth behind this story, be sure to grab it! The topic of forgiveness really touched my heart, especially as I have been dealing with some family issues. This book will really speak to you if you get invested into the characters. Purchase this book and add it to your summer reading list!

  • This book was captivating, suspenseful and had me hooked from the beginning. The characters were real and had a diversity that is easy to consider in any community.

  • “His Guilt” will no doubt capture your heart with the likeable characters, the sense of justice that prevails, and the satisfying ending that will leave you with a smile on your face!

  • Excellent as always! This is my 8th book from her. Shelley Shepard Gray has risen to the top of my favorite authors! She is always one I look for when new books are coming out. And I always sign-up to review or purchase her books – its a no-brainer! If it’s from Shelley – its going to be great!

  • Just like the first book in the Amish Of Hart County series, His Guilt deals with heavy topics that aren’t always featured in Amish romances, such as abuse. The author does an excellent job of tackling the subject without ever letting the narration feel too preachy.

  • As always, the authors writing hits the spot and she pulls off another love story that is against all odds. Great Read!

  • His Guilt by Shelley Shepard Gray was a good book. I know I have said how much I love this author writing and this book was no different for me. I love all of her Amish fiction books, so I was pretty sure I was going to enjoy this book, and I really did enjoy it.

  • His Guilt is Amish fiction at its best. Shelley Shepard Gray has written another outstanding Amish story with twists of suspense woven into the plot and dynamic characters readers will fall in love with from page one of the book.

  • Suspense meets the Amish in Shelley Shepard Gray’s latest installment in her Amish of Hart County series, His Guilt. After reading the first book in this series and thoroughly enjoying the mix of Amish and suspense, I was highly anticipating the release of His Guilt.

  • This Amish Community makes me think that people are judged by the acts of their parents, and no matter how many years go by, no one seems to forget or accept. At least until the author introduces us to a preacher to lives his faith and encourages Mark Fisher to return to his roots and take over the empty home that has been left to him.

  • That real life aspect, which is missing in so many Amish novels, brings His Guilt to life.  The story becomes a thrilling tale of suspense and attraction, and how often can you say that about an Amish story?
    If you enjoy reading Amish fiction but are ready for a deep, edgy story, give His Guilt a try.

  • If you love suspense then this is the book for you I cannot wait to see what the third novel will be like? Whatever it is….I know it will be awesome. Love! Love! Love!

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