"She helps people put their demons to rest." Dr. Nadine Lavoie works in the lockdown ward of a psychiatric hospital. She has the tools to help people, and she has the desire: healing broken families is what she lives for. But Nadine doesn t want to look too closely at her family life her daughter, Lisa, ran away and is still living on the streets or her past, which is filled with black holes. Until a suicidal woman is admitted, and the details of her back story reveal troubling parallels with Nadine s own life. "But she has a few of her own " Digging deeper, Nadine is forced to confront her traumatic childhood and the damage that began when she and her brother were brought by their mother to a remote commune on Vancouver Island. What happened to Nadine? Why was their family destroyed? And what can she do, now, to save Lisa? Soon Nadine realizes that danger is closer to home than she ever imagined. She has no choice but to face what terrifies her the most and fight back with everything she s got.
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