An all-consuming passion and an unforgettable past.Time's Hostage is a psychologically suspenseful tale of betrayal and revenge, madness and murder, and secrets and sins. Sophia Werniczewski, unable to drive due to her epilepsy, is a psychotherapist living and working in South Beach, a haven for the eccentric, unacceptable, and unruly. She inhabits a circumscribed world, surrounded by her narcissistic husband, an elusive daughter from a disastrous first marriage, and a few close friends.When betrayal blindsides her, she runs to an electrifying stranger, who is eagerly chasing her. A legacy of silence handed down from her parents, who were Holocaust survivors, has shaped her. She is curious, suspicious, and self-destructive. Her vulnerability draws her into a world of darkness when her husband's erstwhile lover becomes his stalker, her snooping reveals her daughter is not all that she seems, and an inadvertent discovery uncovers her mother's shocking past, driven by primitive urges for survival. A past, Sophia would rather not have unveiled. As she grows closer to her addictive, unscrupulous lover and the passion consumes her, she remains oblivious to red flags.Will Sophia salvage her sundered serenity or sink under the weight of the chaos that has become her life? Discontent, danger, and the tragic past burden her. Time's Hostage is a sexy, complex nail-biter about how precarious and fragile life can become in a heartbeat.