Leander McLoughlin is leader of the Ikati, an ancient tribe of beautiful, savage shape shifters who live in the hidden forests of England. Their survival is rooted in secrecy, a secrecy that is threatened by the very existence of one outside the tribe. Leander tracks this outsider to southern California prepared for a fight but not for the effect the beauty has on him. Jenna Moore spent her childhood hiding and now with her mother is dead and her father vanished, she is forced to contend with sudden, strange, superhuman abilities on her own. A handsome stranger arrives, promising answers to all her questions, but can she trust him?