After losing her parents, a date with her boyfriend goes terribly wrong when she finds her boyfriend cheating on her with a werewolf. He forces a bite on her, and 18-year old Layla Gibbous is forcefully removed from everything she once held dear and is tossed into a new life at a school for the wolves of the night, Alpine Crescent Academy. As she learns more about her new abilities, she feels like she is being watched from the shadows. When she keeps running into a mysterious and devilishly handsome man comes on campus, Layla can't help but get close to him. If he is the one in the shadows - is he here to protect her or hurt her? At the academy, she is taught more about the history and the two warring factions of wolves: Nestati and Vosak. Can she stay out of the fight? Or is something more at work here, like fate?