Twelve years old Nalhia suspects that her newly adopted sister, Zeeyah, is a witch. When Nalhia's twin, Norie, disappears in Zeeyah's book, Nalhia rushes to save her. Trapped into a malefic world, and, slowly morphing into a deformed creature, Nalhia embarks on a daunting and treacherous journey, determined to find Norie and, to escape Zeeyah's tortuous and gruesome book. Will she ever find a way out?
The novel mainly touches on the idea of an evil world within the pages of a book, including the judgement we make about how people look, about trust, regret and sisterly love.