Steel has also published children's fiction and poetry, as well as creating a foundation that funds mental illness related organizations.
In 1993, Steel sued a writer who intended to disclose in her book that her son Nick was adopted by her then-current husband John Traina, despite the fact that adoption records are sealed in.
However, the success of the method led to its use in other trials.
Seven months into her captivity, Garrido introduced Dugard to his wife, Nancy, who brought the child a stuffed animal and chocolate milk, and engaged in the same tearful apologies to her.
Jim Mitchell was sentenced to six years in prison for and released from in 1997, after having served half his sentence.
Ransom focuses more on suspense than romance, and follows three sets of seemingly unconnected characters as their lives begin to intersect.
It had a floor-level stage which was surrounded by thirty narrow booths that had glass to separate performers from patrons.