The relationship between mortal Bella and vampire Edward continues to flourish and develop even as old secrets threaten to destroy them. When Edward leaves to ensure the safety of his love, Bella, she takes it upon herself to test her life in many reckless ways. Things don't go as planned when her good friend Jacob ends up saving her, opening her eyes and mind to many other secrets that could threaten their entire existence.
Bella finds herself once again surrounded by danger as Seattle is ravaged by a series of mysterious murders and a malevolent vampire pursues his quest for revenge. In the midst of all this, she is forced to choose between her love for Edward and her friendship with Jacob.