"'I devoured this novel.'"
In the small town of Fairview, Conneticut Jenny Kramer, a teenage girl, is attacked at a local party. In the hours immediately after, she is given a controversial drug to medically erase her memory of the violent assault.
In the weeks and months that follow, Jenny heals from her physical wounds but struggles to deal with the raging emotions she is experiencing. Emotions she cannot connect to the event that’s triggered them because she has no memory of it.
Jenny’s father, Tom becomes obsessed with his inability to find her attacker while her mother, Charlotte prefers to pretend this horrific event hasn’t touched her perfect, country club world.
As they seek help for their daughter, the fault lines within their marriage and their close-knit community emerge from the shadows where they have been hiding for years. Until the relentless quest to find the monster who invaded their lives drives this psychological thriller to its shocking, unexpected conclusion.