Sophie Andrews''s life is rather routine. She fights with her twinsister, Alyssa, she still lives with her parents, and she isn''t surewhere the relationship with her boyfriend is going. But everythingchanges one night when an intruder breaks into her home. Sophie wakesup and finds a masked man pinning her down, and she is raped. It''s onlyat the hospital that she realizes that while she survived the ordeal, herparents-as well as her rapist-did not.
Hospital staff members ask Sophie if she wants a pill to ensure that shewon''t have a baby, but as a strong Christian she refuses because shebelieves that would be murder. She later finds out that she is indeedpregnant. Sophie struggles to recover from the rape and death of herparents. She accepts a job taking care of the sister-in-law of her boss.Meanwhile, she keeps receiving letters from a stalker expressing glee thatshe was left pregnant from the attack.
In "From Zero," Sophie must now contend with small-town gossip, overcome the trauma of a rape, and solve the mystery of who could be hertormenter.