Shelley Shepard Gray’s Found (Avon Inspire), the third book in the Secrets of Crittenden County Series, seriously ups the storytelling ante as a quiet Amish community must deal with the repercussions of a recently solved murder. “I started writing about the Amish because their way of life appealed to me,” Shelley says. “I wanted to write stories about regular, likeable people in extraordinary situations—and who happened to be Amish.”

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About The Author

Shelley Shepard Gray lives in southern Ohio and writes full-time. A busy wife and mother of two, she spends her days writing and keeping track of her two teens. Shelley enjoys writing about the Amish and visits Amish communities in Adams and Holmes counties several times a year. When not spending time with her family or writing, she serves on several committees in her church.