From the back cover: "What was the secret her little girl dared not even whisper...?
Six years before, Laura McCaffrey's three-year-old daughter Melanie had been kidnapped by Laura's estranged husband Dylan, and had seemingly vanished form the face of the earth.
Now Melanie had been found, a nine-year-old wandering the Los Angeles streets with blank eyes and a secret in her soul she would not or could not reveal.
Dylan had been found, too-or at least his mangled remains.
Melanie was home again, safe in her mother's arms. But would Melanie ever be safe again-as the floodgates of horror opened and the bloody torrent came pouring through...?"