Audiobook Review: In the Land of Milk and Honey by Jane Jensen

Posted January 19th, 2017 by in 2017 Read, 3.75 Wine Glasses, Audiobook, Reviews / 4 comments

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Audiobook Review: In the Land of Milk and Honey by Jane JensenSource: Audiobook Purchase

Format: Audiobook
In the Land of Milk and Honey by Jane Jensen
Narrator: Rachel Fulginiti


Date Read: January 2017

Genre: Police Thriller, Thriller
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With its peaceful, hardworking Amish population, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, is a rural paradise. But former NYPD homicide detective Elizabeth Harris knows that evil lurks there—it’s just easier to hide...

By solving the murders of two local girls, Elizabeth has gained some trust in the Amish community. So, she’s the first person its members turn to when a fast and fatal illness takes hold, though many believe that the sickness stems from a hexerei—a curse placed by a practitioner of old-world folk magic. Elizabeth doesn’t believe in curses, and when an entire Amish family is found dead, she begins to suspect something far more sinister...

As the CDC is called in to investigate, customers of a Philadelphia farmers market selling Amish raw milk start dying. Amid rapidly escalating panic, Elizabeth must peel away layers of superstition and fear to save the livelihood—and lives—of an entire community. Because what has happened isn’t an accident of nature or an act of God, it’s the handiwork of someone who has only just begun to kill...

More Information:
Publisher: Berkley
Series: Elizabeth Harris Mystery #2


Also by this author: Kingdom Come
Also in this series: Kingdom Come

My-ThoughtsListened for Fun (Audible)
Overall Rating: 3.75
Story Rating: 4.00
Character Rating: 3.50

Audio Rating: 4.25 (not part of the overall rating)

Quick Thoughts: This is the 2nd book in this series and the mystery was really good. That is where this series shines–the Mysteries. It is a great combo of good old detective work and balance with working in the Amish community where they shy away from the English. I generally stay away from Amish settings but Jane Jensen makes it interesting. I am starting to warm up to Elizabeth and the ending gave me hope that some of the “personal angst” is over. That really is my only complaint but like I said I think most of that is over. I look forward to book 3.

Audio Thoughts:

Narrated By Rachel Fulginiti / Length: 6 hrs and 57 mins


Rachel does a great job with this series. She makes everyone sound natural in their settings from young Amish children to hard-nose detectives. I recommend this series on audio.

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