Lindsay is a former child TV star who has been hidden away by her father in a small town in IL. Lindsay is being hidden for good reason, she can "hear" anything in the world people are saying about her. Her gift appeared quite suddenly & it's about to drive Lindsay mad. Things take a turn for the worse when two obsessed fans "kidnap" her. Haddix has written an interesting tale of what it means to be a teenager who's different and what that can do to those she cares about.