Lindsay Wrinkles always knew that her father had a short temper, but she never expected to be on the run from him when she was only 14. As she runs from hideout to hideout desperate to evade him, Lindsay wonders what will happen if he ever finds her.
When Susan Hamlin walks into a police station to confess that she is part of a satanic cult and plans to murder her husband, no one could guess that the truth is even more bizarre and sinister, or that it is all part of her own desperate escape plan.
Alice Swanson was always envious of the perfect life her childhood neighbor, William Jennings Choyce, and his family seemed to have. But after she married him, she slowly realized that nothing under the surface was as perfect as it seemed.
Sean Lewis isn't surprised to hear his brother, Patrick, has been arrested again. But this time, Sean learns that every time he had helped his brother get out of some jam he was unwittingly helping a monster continue living a secret double life.
Tiffany Shore grew up knowing that her father was evil, but she still kept his secrets. When Tiffany finally escapes him, she is devastated to discover that he has committed far more heinous acts than she ever imagined or knew about.
Dennis Ryan grew up believing that his father's violent teachings were preparing him to save the lives of everyone in their farmhouse. But by the time Dennis discovers the horrible truth, it is too late—he has already gone too far.
The case of Brian Britton, who killed his parents and brother and wounded his sister Sherry in a 1989 attack in their Poughkeepsie, N.Y., home. The sister now fears that, if he's released from prison, he'll try to finish what he started.