What Isis Montoya wants is to become a rock star. Performing in front of an audience, the intricate weaving of music and word, is what makes her heart beat. But the blood that beats in that heart comes from a long line of werehyena queens. Isis is destined to one day kill her own mother and take over the clan. When her band signs with a label run by vampires and her mother falls mysteriously ill, Isis fears her time playing human is over. Is it time for the Cannibal Queen to come to life?