by G Russell Peterman
"Blue" is a crime, romance, chase, story set in southeast Missouri near the end of its swamp era during the summer of 1899. The Boss plans a swindle and wants Blue. She has lost her ability to speak after seeing her father killed. April is taken with Mark. Attempts at killing Mark and kidnapping Blue fail. They flee through Mississippi, Scott, Cape Girardeau, and Bollinger Counties.