Search Site
This site uses cookies to deliver our services, improve performance, for analytics, and (if not signed in) for advertising. By using LibraryThing you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your use of the site and services is subject to these policies and terms.

Linda Castillo

Author of Sworn to Silence

Includes the names: LINDA CASTILLO

MembersReviewsPopularityRatingFavorited   Events   
7,422 (7,423)7802,644 (3.9)110
Sworn to Silence 1,571 copies, 290 reviews
Pray for Silence 906 copies, 95 reviews
Breaking Silence 648 copies, 47 reviews
Gone Missing 552 copies, 41 reviews
Her Last Breath 459 copies, 41 reviews
The Dead Will Tell 420 copies, 35 reviews
After the Storm 352 copies, 38 reviews
Among the Wicked 321 copies, 36 reviews
Down a Dark Road 282 copies, 31 reviews
A Gathering of Secrets 252 copies, 29 reviews
Shamed 189 copies, 19 reviews
Outsider 155 copies, 19 reviews
Long Lost (short story) 111 copies, 8 reviews
A Hidden Secret (short story) 89 copies, 9 reviews
The Perfect Victim 70 copies, 1 review
A Whisper in the Dark 68 copies, 2 reviews
Dead Reckoning 61 copies, 2 reviews
The Shadow Side 60 copies, 1 review
Overkill 55 copies
Fade to Red 50 copies
Only the Lucky (short story) 40 copies, 4 reviews
Operation: Midnight Escape 35 copies, 1 review
The Phoenix Encounter 34 copies, 1 review
In the Dead of Night 30 copies, 1 review
In Dark Company (short story) 29 copies, 3 reviews
In Plain Sight (short story) 29 copies, 3 reviews
Operation: Midnight Guardian 26 copies, 1 review
Operation: Midnight Rendezvous 24 copies, 1 review
A Hero to Hold 23 copies, 1 review
The Pact (short story) 23 copies, 4 reviews
Fallen 22 copies, 8 reviews
Midnight Run 21 copies
A Baby Before Dawn 19 copies, 1 review
Vanæret 1 copy
2014 (27) 2016 (33) 2017 (57) 2018 (24) 2019 (35) 2020 (30) adult (29) Amische (29) Amish (525) audio (48) audiobook (69) crime (88) crime fiction (97) Early Reviewers (38) ebook (124) fiction (389) hardcover (29) Kate Burkholder (130) Kate Burkholder series (64) Kindle (73) Large Print (27) library (28) Linda Castillo (37) murder (119) murder mystery (32) mysteries (34) mystery (635) Ohio (239) police (56) police procedural (108) read (60) romance (37) romantic suspense (66) serial killer (65) series (71) small town (25) suspense (136) thriller (244) to-read (543) USA (50)

Linda Castillo has 6 past events. (show)

You must log in to edit Common Knowledge data.
For more help see the Common Knowledge help page.
Canonical name
Legal name
Other names
Date of birth
Date of death
Burial location
Country (for map)
Place of death
Cause of death
Places of residence
Awards and honors
Short biography
Linda Castillo is originally from rural Ohio, USA, but she lives in Texas with her husband. In her spare time Linda enjoys riding horses, especially trail riding, and dabbles in barrel racing. She resides in Texas with her husband, three dogs, a barn cat, and two Appaloosa horses.

Linda knew from an early age that she wanted to be a writer—and penned her first novel at the early age of thirteen. Her first novel was published in 2000. The bestselling author of many novels, she is the recipient of numerous industry awards, including the Daphne du Maurier Award of Excellence, the Holt Medallion, the Golden Heart, and a nomination for the prestigious RITA. But is best known for her Amish thriller series focused around protagonist Kate Burkholder, the first novel of the series "Sworn to Silence" be made into a two-hour original movie starring Neve Campbell as Kate Burkholder.
Disambiguation notice

LibraryThing Early Reviewers Alum

Linda Castillo's book Pray for Silence was available from LibraryThing Early Reviewers.

Linda Castillo's book Sworn to Silence was available from LibraryThing Early Reviewers.

Sign up to get a pre-publication copy in exchange for a review.

LibraryThing Member Giveaway

Linda Castillo's book After the Storm was available from LibraryThing Member Giveaway.

Is this you?

Become a LibraryThing Author.

Member ratings

Average: (3.9)
0.5 6
1 22
1.5 3
2 67
2.5 34
3 450
3.5 225
4 1053
4.5 159
5 517

Author pictures (2)


(see all 2 author pictures)

Improve this author

Combine/separate works

Author division

Linda Castillo is currently considered a "single author." If one or more works are by a distinct, homonymous authors, go ahead and split the author.


Linda Castillo is composed of 2 names. You can examine and separate out names.

Combine with…


About | Contact | Privacy/Terms | Help/FAQs | Blog | Store | APIs | TinyCat | Legacy Libraries | Early Reviewers | Common Knowledge | 159,113,917 books! | Top bar: Always visible