A first novel.
Alice White has a secret that stalks her steps and shadows herevery thought and feeling. There is no friend or family membershe can trust and confide in, especially not the strangers who areher willing accomplices in the fevered one-night stands that areas close as she dares come to love. Then she meets Erik Summers,a college professor and biologist, who inspires a passion she canneither control nor deny, drawing Alice from the cage she has constructed to enclose her life. But though Erik feels her fire andshares with her deep emotions and a spiritual kinship, he recoilsfrom her words, her seeming delusions, her dark truths. Until, inthe vast Canadian wilderness, he is forced to confront the reality of both the woman he is coming to love and the nightmare hedreads -- as the sinister brightness of the full moon shines downupon Alice White ... and the change begins once again.
From Dennis Danvers, the acclaimed author of The Fourth World and Circuit of Heaven, comes a spellbinding, erotically charged novel of love, terror, and transformation that is as satisfying and darkly compelling as anything in modern fiction.