Family therapist Kate Sinclair, healer of lost souls, perfect wife and mother, has suddenly become trapped in a nightmare of her own. One of her teenage daughters has just discovered sex, lies and rebellion. Her ex-boyfriend has returned to threaten her marriage. And her once-peaceful hometown is being awakened by chilling headlines: Another woman is missing. Kate can sense the darkness gathering around her, can see the mistakes, the missteps, the missing pieces.
Enter Colin Friendly —a man on trial for abducting and killing thirteen woman—the handsome, “misunderstood” sociopath Kate’s troubled sister plans to marry. Colin can’t wait to meet Kate and the girls. And one night when they are home alone, ready for bed. . .
Joy Fielding is the author of the acclaimed New York Times best-seller The First Time, and other bestselling novels including Whispers and Lies, The Other Woman, Grand Avenue and See Jane Run. She divides her time between Toronto and Palm Beach.
"The maven of domestic terror."
—St. Louis Post Dispatch
“Just when you thought it was safe to go back to the suburbs, Fielding turns up the heat again.”