A woman is driving through the desert wasteland. Ahead of her, the road shimmers in the heat. She is running from a dream that is so terrifyingly real that it haunts her waking hours. The pop of a bullet, the rush of blood through water ... Is her vision a premonition, a message that she and her daughter are in danger? Then Charlie learns that the mother she never knew has been murdered in Arizona. Soon she must confront her past, and untangle a web of secrets that will reveal the truths of her own nightmare... Praise for Hester Young `A lyrical, haunting, heart-wrenching work of suspense with echoes of du Maurier, Hitchcock, and King.' - Robert B. Parker, New York Times bestselling author of The Devil Wins. `Powerful and Haunting' - David Bell, author of Cemetary Girl and Somebody I Used to Know. 'Hair-raising and heart-rending' - Miranda Beverly-Whittemore, New York Times bestselling author of Bittersweet.