Driving home along a generally unused country road following a speaking engagement, famed mystery novelist Tess Thorne experiences a flat tire on her car. She accepts the help of who she believes is a good Samaritan who stops to help her, but who instead rapes her, leaving her submerged in shallow water in a drainage pipe as dead. She found out that he actually orchestrated her getting the flat tire just moments before the rape. Alive, she, in shock, is able to make her way home, but she does not go to the hospital, dealing with her wounds herself, does not call the police, or tell any of her friends or acquaintances how she sustained her obvious injuries. Once the issue of what happened to her settles into herself, she decides to use her skills as an investigative writer to find out the reason behind what happened - if she was a random or targeted victim - and especially if the latter, how best to use that information to her advantage. Using her stories' grandmotherly heroine, Doreen...
No bad deed goes unpunished
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Did You Know?
[showing her true collars
You're a crappy writer... and a crappy guest speaker
You said you like my work?
I lied those old ladies there a joke. I always knew my son would be something special. You were perfect for him, should've killed you I don't know what you thinking coming here but this is what you get
[the gun clicks
[after overpowering and stabbing her
First rule of gun ownership... always keep the first chamber empty... it leads to people accidentally shooting themselves. You ...
Referenced in Lavalantula