Natalie is the daughter of Alpha Angus, of the White Mountain pack. She left her home to live among the humans, following a violent, hate-fueled rejection from her Mate. Regardless of her reason for leaving, as the Alpha's daughter, her departure caused an uproar and brought shame to her family. Three years later, Natalie lives in an apartment in a picturesque neighborhood in Manhattan. She works as the office manager at a small advertising company. She has a human boyfriend. She keeps to herself, lives a simple life, and she likes it that way. But then her neighbor goes missing. Her disappearance is followed by a string of strange murders. Natalie's mother contacts her to warn her of impending danger. She finds her second chance Mate, but she panics and flees. Ultimately, she's forced to return to her pack, thus marking an end to her simple, human life. She's thrust into a mess of deception, betrayal, fear, death, and blood.