Wife Found Slain Author:Caroline Crane A woman wakes up in a hopital bed. She has no idea who she is or how she got there. Only one thing is certain: she is afraid for her life. Whatever happened to put her in the hospital is not yet over. It will not be over until the man who creeps into her room, his face half covered by a gauze mask, has killed her. — The man is startled into fleei... more »ng - this time. But he will be back.
Meanwhile, the patient begins to remember parts of her life. She remembers the teenager applying for a job and falling in love with Owen Holdridge, her married boss who had grown apart from his wife. She remembers the dates in a glamorous New York restaurant, the night drives among city lights, the trysts in an elegant apartment overlooking Central Park.
Trying to right the wrong of her illicit love, she found a way to end their affair, but she could not forget Owen. Then tragedy struck Owen's family, bringing horror in its wake, and finally happiness. The patient thinks she remembers everything now - until the sight of her face in a mirror causes a shattering revelation. Or is it a revelation?
At last she knows who she is. She leaves the hospital and returns home to her husband and children.
But something is wrong. Things are not what they should be, or what they seem to be. And the man who tried to kill her still watches and waits. He is on her trail. Or is she on his? Her time grows shorter - and shorter - until the final, terrifying confrontation.« less