To what lengths would you go to keep a past buried?
Samantha Moore is the golden girl - with a perfect job, a perfect man, a perfect life - until a random act of violence changes everything. Unconscious for two months, Sam awakens from her coma a different person - bitter, in constant pain, and forced to endure medications that leave her nauseous, paranoid, and struggling to keep a grip on reality.
Furious with her family for sending her away to a small, remote town to recuperate - placed completely under a physical therapist's care and robbed of what little freedom she has left - Sam lashes out at the "nice people" all around her who claim to have only her best interests in mind. But are her violent outbursts the by-product of her condition... or something else entirely? Strange things are happening here - and either Samantha Moore is losing her mind or her friendly new neighbors are far more dangerous than they appear to be....
©2011 Shirley Damsgaard (P)2011 HarperCollinsPublishers
What a disappointment. The story took forever to get going and when it did, the denouement was entirely predictable. I found the writing to be of Mills & Boon style and the narrator's accent irritating.
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