Six-year-old Lila Mills never got on the school bus. And no one knows what happened to her. Except the kidnapper.

Just a few hours later, another little girl goes missing. As one disappearance turns into two, law enforcement and volunteer searchers comb every inch of Clever, Texas and the surrounding farmland desperate to find the vanished girls alive.

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About Michele

When not writing psychological thrillers with heart-pounding twists and turns, award-winning mystery suspense author MICHELE FREEMAN writes as New York Times and USA Today bestselling PNR author MICHELE BARDSLEY. Michele also crochets, reads on her Kindle, and eats chocolate as dark as her soul. She resides in Texas with her husband and their adorable fur babies.


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Praise for Michele's Fiction

"Excellent world building, original concepts, and a compelling dark atmosphere." ~ Publisher's Weekly

"Has action aplenty." ~ Booklist

"Keeps readers on the edge of their seats with well-crafted suspense." ~ Darque Reviews

"All I can say is WOW!" ~ The Best Reviews

"Keeps the action flowing ... fans will be delighted." ~ Library Journal

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