Shielded Past is riveting and full of suspense. So many questions need to be answered. We find out about Kate's life in foster care after being abandoned by her mother. We meet Annie Collins, her best friend since their high school days. Kate meets her ideal man and they purchase their dream home. This home was restored to its magnificent grandeur by her husband Gregg, and it is here that the intrigue begins. There is a light that shines every evening from the adjacent abandoned Marlboro Psychiatric Hospital in New Jersey, and with this, the suspense commences. We journey with Kate and Annie as they seek answers to the source of the light. It is t only the light they are seeking answers to, Kate's past is also in question. Her seemingly bright future becomes more clouded by the unkwn as the questions multiply. Kate wants to kw who she is and finds out rather quickly that she was lucky to be shielded from her past. The forces that must be contended with are both dark and light. The two are t always distinguishable, and kwing who to trust is t always obvious. When Kate finds out her real surname, it connects her to a family she never knew existed. With the help of her new found family the past is unravelled and the truth about her parents is revealed. Kate must w live with the memories of the horrors that were inflicted on her loved ones. Meet the man and learn his reasons for torturing so many incent victims. The suspense does t end here. There are questions that still remain. Was there a connection to her dream home and her past? Why does Kate and all those who love her feel that she is in danger?