From the back cover: "A family ravaged by suspicion...a suburban town paralyzed by fear...A father desperate for his daughter's love...a son bent on destroying his mother's chances for happiness...a devoted young man helping his financee cope...a masked rapist lashing at the very soul of his victims...each mesmerized by a FATAL ATTRACTION. This time, the terror is real because the ones you love the most are also the ones you hate the most."
From the inside page: "She had not locked the door, had not even closed it tightly. He crossed the enormous slate-floored kitchen, his ears searching for her whereabouts. Soon, he heard her overhead.
At the foot of the stairs he stopped dead still in amazement. Both the banister and the steps were done in marble. He told himself she would be his last-and, oh, what a magnificent place for it, the finale. He wanted desperately to stroke the marble but could not afford to leave fingerprints.
He slipped off one glove and continud up, letting the back of his hand trail along the smooth, cool banister while he determined how unworthy she was of owning it."