Marigold Thorn and her mother, Sue, left everything they knew behind one night and moved half way across the country just to escape her stepdad. Now she lives in a small three bedroom rental house in the small town of International Falls, Minnesota. With no friend and no one to trust but her mother and her mother's childhood friend, Mrs. Parker. Just when she starts to feel safe and is making friends she has this strange feeling that she is being watched. One night she sees a wolf lurking at the edge of her backyard. Before she knows it the most intimating guy at school, Evan Holts, wants to be her friend and sadly he doesn't take 'no' for an answer...