After Leyla's mother mysteriously disappears on her sixth birthday, Leyla is forced to live in a small orphanage run by the cruel and corrupt town mayor, Lord Faolan. Now at fifteen, Leyla is having bizarre and frightening visions compelling her to return to her haunting past and question the truth about her mother's disappearance.
But when Leyla discovers an ancient script in her old childhood home she is thrust into a world she never expected; a world filled with strange creatures, secrets and dark magic. There is more to Leyla's past than she realised and more than just her future is threatened. Only an ancient book holds the key to her survival but Leyla is not the only one after the book's great power...