Willow Anderson moves with her mom from sunny California to Shrewsbury, Massachusetts. She enrolls into Shrewsbury High School but nobody notices her until she comes into school one day with horrible bruises. Nick Boyd, captain of the football team, goes out of his way to try and make her feel welcome. Jorden Tylers, the school's badass, seems to hate her from the first day. When she finally starts to adjust to her new life, she's thrown into a world monsters, where her kind just might be the only people standing between them and the mortal realm.