Awaiting a blind date, small town nurse (Pike) is brutally attacked. When the assailant is arrested and jailed Pike is left to pick up the pieces with the help of her father (Nolte).

Deciding to write to her attacker (Fernandez) in prison, all of her letters are returned unopened, but undeterred and against her father’s wishes she begins to regularly visit him, however, things are clearly not what they seem. What follows is a surprising psychological thriller in which Pike explores other strands of the character she developed in Gone Girl.