Shadows. Are they just darkness? Or something far more...sinister? People have been inexplicably disappearing and dying for centuries, each case shrouded in shadow and mystery. After the murder of her parents, fourteen-year-old Caewen Reynolds knows her life will never be the same. While she learns how to control her newfound powers under the tutelage of Erik Hanson, a man who claims to be a long-lost family friend, old secrets are brought to light, and Caewen tries to decipher who to trust in her world of turmoil. As she tries to determine what is real, she races against the clock to save those she loves and save herself from the dark wizard who killed her parents.