By Barbara Gowdy, abridged for radio by Lauris Morgan-Griffiths.
Read by Kathryn Akin.Celia Fox and her stunningly pretty young daughter Rachel are living in amicable poverty in a smart suburb of Toronto.
What they don't know is that Rachel is being stalked, and that both their lives are about to change dramatically.
Celia and her nine-year-old daughter Rachel are unaware of Ron's dangerous obsession with the young girl.
Ron's obsession with nine-year-old Rachel is growing.
During the chaos of a city-wide power cut, Ron has abducted nine-year-old Rachel and installed her in his basement.
The police start to look for Rachel.
Nine-year-old Rachel, held in a basement by her abductor Ron, tries to reach the outside world through his girlfriend Nancy.
Both Ron and Nancy are struggling to cope with the reality of what they have done.
Nancy starts to face the facts about Ron.
Ron finally has some time alone with Rachel.
Rachel's detainment ends in a dramatic crisis.