Books in Order
Name: Linda Castillo
Place of birth: Ohio, USA
Resides: Texas, USA
First book published: Sworn to Silence
Fun fact #1: Linda enjoys barrel racing (horseracing around a course laid out with barrels).
Fun fact #2: Linda wrote a book when she was just 13 years old, so always had her heart set on becoming a novelist.
Awards (not an exhaustive list):
- Holt Medallion
- Daphne du Maurier Award of Excellence
- Golden Heart Award
Linda Castillo Book List & Suggested Book Order
Linda Castillo Interview
Author Linda Castillo discusses the Amish culture and her Kate Burkholder series and how she meshes the two together to bestselling Amish murder mystery books. She goes on to talk about how she conducts research, such as the forensic element of solving crime.
Linda Castillo Biography
The date of Linda Castillo’s birth is unknown. So is the month. Even the year is a mystery.
Like her birthday, little is known about Linda’s family and early life. One thing that is known is she has one sister. The family lived in Arcanum, Ohio, which is a tiny place with barely 2,000 people, around 99% of whom are white. However, less than 200 miles away is a large population of Amish (around 36,000). As a young girl, Linda used to see Amish people on the bus but didn’t take much notice of them because she didn’t find them or their culture interesting. (You might have come across the Amish in the Harrison Ford film Witness, but if not, they are Christian people who lead very simple lives, which involves plain living and often turning their backs on modern technology.)
When she was nine years old, Linda’s family lived on a small farm in Ithaca, Ohio, a place even smaller than Arcanum – its population didn’t even stretch into three figures when Linda lived there! For a while, they had a pet pig called Pinky, but they also kept a number of other animals, including chickens, cows, sheep, and goats.
Linda knew from a very early age that…
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If you love Linda Castillo’s books you need the most comprehensive book list available, which includes a check list, alternative titles, page counts, movie adaptations, co-authors, star ratings, and a host of other features, plus:
- Kate Burkholder books in order
- Kate Burkholder short stories in order
- Operation: Midnight books in order
- Berkley Sensation books in order
- a complete list of short stories, standalone novels & nonfiction
Why Read the Linda Castillo Kate Burkholder Series in Order?
Texas resident and thriller writer, Linda Castillo originally penned romance novels, often with plots involving mystery and intrigue, but then graduated to all-out thrillers. And never looked back! Her Kate Burkholder books have become a bestselling series and feature Kate as a Chief of Police in Ohio's Amish country, with oodles of mystery and suspense to boot.
This Linda Castillo book list not only gives all the Linda Castillo books in chronological order, but will let you see the characters develop and witness events at the correct time, just as Linda intended.
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