PRELUDE TO NIGHTMARE
Even if the man was out there in the garden, even if the phone wires were cut, still she was safe. He couldn't get into the house. All the doors and windows were locked - and Heidi had the only key.
She took the key out of her pocket and looked at it. Suddenly her legs began to tremble, her breath came in gasps.
Darkness was falling, the shadows in the garden were moving, and the key in her hand wasn't the key to the house at all...