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Escape is just the beginning

Text: Karen Tennent

September 29, 2016

Baby DollWhen Lily Riser was in high school, she was kidnapped and imprisoned in a basement for eight years, where she was tortured, abused and raped, which resulted in her giving birth to a daughter, named Sky.

Now Sky is six and her and Lily’s captor has slipped up, allowing the pair to escape into the snow – and discover that they were less than 8km away from Lily’s family home the entire time. But a lot has changed since Lily was taken, and Sky misses her “Daddy Rick”, which only makes their transition back into real life that much more tumultuous.

Will Lily and her loved ones be able to put her terrible past behind them, or will some wounds prove to be too deep to heal? A gripping page-turner that will make you think about what it means to be free.

Baby Doll by Hollie Overton is available for R327 (Century).

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