In a world of subtle horrors, Elizabeth Mason is about to meet one monster she never counted on–herself. On the day of her 18th birthday Liz undergoes a strange metamorphosis which, for reasons unknown, causes her to transform into the monster called Crush! As if that wasn't enough, Liz soon has to deal with a deadly, ruthless agent tailing her–with teenage werewolves! At least she has her best friend, the vivacious Jen Tanaka, to count on. What at first seems to be a curse may be the very thing that leads Liz to understand who she truly is.