Disillusioned, Monika Lenz needs to escape. From the city. From her job. From deceitful lovers. A year in a Sierra Nevada mountain cabin should bring the attractive fifty-year-old back on track. There, she hopes to find beauty and serenity and peace. When shadows invade her sanctuary, she fails to cope. Foreboding and relentless, they grasp at her. Can she find love at last?