In “The Blue Silence,” forensic scientist Sean McKinney faces one of his toughest challenges yet when he’s called upon to help find his daughter’s missing college roommate. Struggling to adjust to being an empty nester, McKinney travels to New Orleans to investigate, but when his own daughter is kidnapped, he’ll stop at nothing to bring her home safely.

The novel seamlessly transitions from modern-day Chicago to the Reconstruction Era in Louisiana, offering a glimpse into the state’s haunting past and the dark secrets that still lurk in its murky waters. In this gripping crime story, McKinney must venture into the treacherous Louisiana swamps to face a deranged killer in a heart-pounding finale that takes readers on a ride through the dangerous bayou, where the most deadly predators aren’t always the gators.