The Door at the Top of the Stairs by Alison Naomi Holt
Approx. 93,140 words.
Published on December 22, 2010.
Detective Shaunessy is kidnapped and tortured, then thrown away by her department as damaged goods. The mind is a powerful ally, and Jesse has no memory of the abduction. Inevitably, the protective walls carefully constructed by her subconscious are beginning to crumble. Her redemption is dependent upon one choice, one gamble, and two determined women who must risk everything to save one lost soul