23 January 2015.
When this story opens Dana Nolan, a TV reporter in her twenties, has already killed and escaped the man who had kidnapped, raped, tortured and brutalised her. But although she has escaped from him physically she has not escaped mentally. Her injuries are extensive. And her head injury has affected her memory and her ability to speak coherently.
move back to her hometown and live with her mother and stepfather. Obviously her mother is protective of a daughter she thought she had lost forever, but she does suffocate her rather trying to shield her from the questions from the police who want any information she can give them as they are certain that her abductor had previously killed many other women. But Dana cannot recall the man who brutalised her, although as the story progresses she is tormented with flashbacks.