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

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.

Black and white picture of author Michele Freeman AKA Michele Bardsley

Author Michele Freeman

About Michele

When not delving into true crime cases and writing about missing persons, cold cases, serial killers, john and jane does, holiday homicides, and other horrific murder cases, true crime author and Malice and Murder podcast host Michele Freeman writes psychological thrillers and horror fiction. Prior to turning her full attention to writing and podcasting about true crime, she spent more than twenty years writing as New York Times and USA Today bestselling paranormal romance 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.

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

Blue Hayes Crime Thrillers

Book 1Available Now
Book 2Available Now
Book 3TBA
Book 4TBA
Book 5TBA
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