New York : G. P. Putnam's Sons, c2012.
488 p. ; 24 cm.
Daughter of a cold, controlling mother and an anonymous donor, teenage Elizabeth finally let loose one night, drinking too much and allowing a seductive Russian to lure her to a house on Lake Shore Drive. Twelve years later, the designer of sophisticated security systems now known as Abigail Lowery lives alone on the edge of a small Ozarks town--a loner who says little and reveals nothing. Local police chief Brooks Gleason is intrigued by Abigail on both a personal and professional level --and consequently is about to walk into the sights of powerful and dangerous men, while Abigail is at risk of losing the security and self-control on which she's built her life