Alone - Massachusetts State Trooper Bobby Dodge watches a tense hostage stand-off unfold through the scope of his sniper rifle. Alone - that's where the nightmare bagan for Cathering Rose Gagnon. Twenty five years ago she lived through a month long nightmare of abduction and abuse, Now her husband has just been killed and Catherine is being blamed for his death and for the unexplained illnesses that her young son has undergone. Alone - he survived solitary confinement in a maximum security prison where he'd done hard time for the most sadistic of crimes. What brings Bobby and Catherine together is a moment of violence - but what connects them is a passion far deeper and much more dangerous.