No relationship is more charged than that between a psychotherapist and her patientunless it is the relationship between a mother and her daughter. This disturbing literary thriller explores what happens when the line between those relationships blurs.Jody Goodman enters psychotherapy with questions of career and love on her mind. But Claire Roth, her therapist, keeps changing the focus of their sessions to Jodys parentageJody was adopted Claire gave up a baby for adoption who would now be exactly Jodys age. As the two women become increasingly involved, speculation turns into certainty, fantasy into fixation. Until suddenly it is no longer clear just which of them needs the other moreor with more terrifying consequences.