Bad Girls

By M. William Phelps

Phelps is the Harlan Coben of real-life thrillers. –Allison Brennan

"Phelps's writing reads like a secret novel." --Suspense Magazine

The crime surprised quiet Mineral Wells, Texas: 49-year-old Bob Dow shot execution-style in his personal mattress, his invalid mom locked within the subsequent room--and a cache of selfmade porn starring the town's underage ladies. the 2 accused killers--teen fanatics Bobbi Jo Smith and Jennifer Jones--were at the run, rationale on going out in a cross-country blaze of glory. M. William Phelps exposes a gripping story of sexploitation, lust, and betrayal, whereas wondering the court's fateful verdict in a tantalizing forensic puzzle. have been either women both to blame of homicide? Or used to be one in simple terms a pawn within the other's dainty, blood-stained palms?

"One of America's best true-crime writers." --Vincent Bugliosi

Includes sixteen Pages Of Dramatic Photos

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Tension myself out over a lie,” she extra while I pressed. Elizabeth witnessed a parade of women coming out and in of the home. while Bob and Bobbi might have their little intercourse events, Elizabeth stated, she’d stroll out of the home and “go open air” to attend, including, “I sought after no a part of it. ” She spoke to Bob approximately her issues at some point. “I’m fearful approximately Lila,” she informed him. “What if I take her to my domestic and deal with her there? ” Bob didn’t just like the proposal. in reality, he grew to become incensed. It needed to be the fee.

I don’t be aware of that a lot approximately weapons, you recognize. ” “What colour was once it? ” “It used to be black. ” “It had an immense, lengthy barrel, or a kind of brief ones? ” the detective requested, utilizing his palms to set up the scale, as though describing a fish he had stuck. “It used to be long,” Kathy defined. “Really? ” As they talked, Kathy bounced round. “I saved having a look over at Jennifer and asking, ‘How does it believe? ’ and he or she stated, ‘What, Momma? ’ and that i acknowledged, ‘To kill a person? ’ And, you recognize, she acknowledged, ‘It feels actual strong. . . . ’” yet then, after figuring out what she had stated, and that maybe she used to be burying her daughter, Kathy attempted to place the assertion into context, including, “I suggest, i feel she was once exhibiting off for Bobbi Jo.

Bobbi screamed in a rage, in response to Jen. “Get out. . . . ” Abby took off. “I have to see [my son],” Bobbi advised Jen after Abby left. “I’m going to get him. ” (“Never happened,” Bobbi advised me. “I may by no means move and get my son after you have excessive. by no means. It’s one other set of lies Jennifer instructed. ”) in the course of the afternoon of Bobbi’s birthday, after the hypothetical brain video games with Abby, Bobbi went over to her child daddy’s apartment and collected her two-year-old son. (Again, this is often from Jen’s Texas per 30 days model of the occasions; Bobbi claimed this by no means occurred.

Simply then, one of many women spied a truck with crimson and blue lighting fixtures coming down the line. It a sheriff or a cop. He was once heading instantly for them. bankruptcy 25 ON may possibly 7, 2004, DETECTIVE BRIAN Boetz obtained a tip. Boetz felt endurance was once going to unravel this example greater than an competitive, predatory trek out into the wilds of Texas, on a manhunt (although, you could argue with this sexist time period, when you consider that all of those suspects have been women), looking for a band of green, normally drug-fueled ladies.

There has been a gun within the truck—yes. yet nobody particularly had it. also, Bobbi defined, Kathy was once the single telling her the place to move, taking overall keep watch over of the journey. Tamey Hurley didn't see her daughter as a pace-setter. on the contrary, Tamey advised me, “Bobbi used to be a follower. That was once her hassle. It type of freaked me out while Jennifer turned so hooked up to her. a part of Bobbi’s challenge was once regularly that she was once so softhearted. She consistently desired to make every person satisfied. She’d do something she will to delight humans.

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