Fourteen year old Harlie Castleberry brings her attitude with her when she moves to Cleveland, Georgia to live with her estranged mother after her father is killed in a construction accident.
Learning the family secret changes her attitude. She belongs to a family of shapeshifters. Blessed by Cherokee Indians, her family has the ability to change into mountain lions to combat an ancient being that plagues the north Georgia mountains.
Trained by a distant cousin of Native American heritage, Harlie must make a journey of self-discovery to vanquish a time-old evil.