A new dangerous thread arrives in Atlanta attacking folks and sending the shape shifters mad with terror. Kate investigates the various attacks on bar's and public areas in the city, and learns that her Aunt is behind them. Her Aunt is a powerful creature that can control magic, destroy shape shifters and even control the dead. Kate finds her relationship with Curran, the Beast Lord, becoming stronger. But she puts him in danger by letting him close and the shape shifters suffer when she goes up against her Aunt. The relationship between Kate and Curran finally developes. And Kate has to tell him a few secrets about herself in the hopes of saving his sanity and his life when they both deal with her Aunt.