Lydia McCloud meets Arthur Danse at a wedding party in Plymouth, N.H., and she thinks he's a man she could grow to love. Arthur sees things differently. In Lydia, he sees the sort of woman people always want to protect. He decides he's going to show her she wouldn't always be protected. Once their only child, Robert, is born, Arthur's behavior worsens. When the courts become involved, the nightmare really begins. This scathing novel is an indictment of a justice system that makes a mockery of its very name.
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Horror is always worse when the monsters are human
- Barks Book Nonsense "All reviews are based purely on whim, fancy and my mood. They are 100% my honest and personal opinion. Hey, you get what you pay for!"
Terrifying but true