On a rainy night in April, a chance encounter on a lonely road draws David into a romance with Jana Fletcher, a beautiful young law student. Jana is an enigma: living in a run-down apartment and sporting a bruise on her cheek that she refuses to explain. David would like to know her secrets, but he lets them lie—until it’s too late.
When Jana is brutally murdered, the police consider David a prime suspect. But as he sets out to uncover the truth about Jana, he begins to realize he’s treading a very dangerous path—and that her killer is watching every move he makes.
Those familiar with Dolan's previous work will realize immediately that this is a "prequel" to his David Loogan stories. Before he was Loogan, he was David Malone. David has a fight with his fiancee causing him to leave abruptly. While he is driving he meets Jana, whose car had struck a deer and is shaken up at the side of the road. David and Jana hit it off and he ends up moving in with Jana. Jana has some hidden secrets and gives the impression that … more