A friend lends Tom Martin a country cottage for a holiday with his wife, Sarah. On the way there, Tom's car runs out of control and he can't stop it. The car ends up at a house in the woods, where Tom and Sarah meet eight beautiful Hungarian children and their Nanny, Mrs Ardoy. That night, they have an experience which will change their lives. Tom wakes up in hospital believing it was all a nightmare... but then his problems with werewolves begin.
McGill encounters intrigue and lies when he is engaged to discover the truth behind a young man's attempted suicides.
Who is—or was—Mariocki? McGill waits in trepidation as the hours tick slowly to midnight when he will discover if persistent threats to kill him will be carried out.