Seventeen-year-old Nara Kilday is having the birthday from hell.

Her dad has a new girlfriend, her boyfriend’s a loser, and she’s the constant target of ridicule by the most popular girl in school. As if that weren’t enough, there’s also something haunting Nara—a secret darkness that has begun to manifest in violent dreams and waking visions. When two of her classmates turn up missing, Nara must confront the evil that lies at the heart of Darlington Hills—and herself.