Stuck in Bayou Galene while she completes the training to master her wolf, Abby gets caught up in a forty-year-old mystery. She opens old wounds, uncovers long-buried secrets, stirs up forgotten emotions—and possibly revives an ancient enemy of the Louisiana werewolves.
Self-Abnegation in the Service of the Lord (Abby) discovers the courage to leave the New Harmony religious cult where she was raised, only to find that the “beast” Father Wisdom warned her about is all too real.
In New Orleans, Abby searches for the truth about her biological father.
Without her wolf, Abby struggles to contain the largest epidemic of bitten wolves anyone can remember.