The Big Lie The Riley boys are at it again, getting into more trouble in Mill Creek. Pat is determined to get revenge on Tom and Paul for what happened over the summer. Rebecca Stevens sees her opportunity to pull Vera Smith into Pat's plan for Tom and Paul. Together Pat and Rebecca tell a big lie that causes Mill Creek to take sides. Shaun knows the truth but is afraid to tell it. Read and find out how the truth finally comes out and what effect it has on Mill Creek. Tom resides in upstate New York with his wife Vera. They have worked together in children's ministries for the last twenty-four years. Tom has written several Mill Creek Kids short stories for the children he and Vera teach in their children's church class. The children have enjoyed the short stories so much that Tom decided to write a collection of full-length Mill Creek kids stories.