Layla Keith is Emily Young's step sister. Emily's father remarried to a women ten years younger then him when Emily was about 18 and Layla was 15. Emily never judged and she was actually excited to have a sister... but Layla wasn't to pleased. When Layla's mother and Emily's father die in a car accident, with Layla being the only survivor, this now 17 year old girl is sent to live with her step sister Emily and her fiancee Sam Uley. Layla just thinks she is going to a boring old small town... but Layla is in for a big surprise when she meets the pack and more importantly Jacob Black, who happens to imprint on her.