"During her last summer at home before leaving for college, Emaline begins a whirlwind romance with Theo, an assistant documentary filmmaker who is in town to make a movie."--
In 19th century Baltimore, Isabel Porter--stricken with grief from her parents' untimely death--voluntarily checks herself into the Rosewood Institute. There, she is subjected to bizarre and increasingly violent pseudo-scientific experiments in personality modification, brainwashing, and mind control. Now she must escape the clutches of the Rosewood, and exact her revenge.