Half the family has been murdered via arsenic in their sugared berries. The other half has turned reclusive. Only the narrator wants to lead a normal life—and only one person knows who the murderer is.
Mackie Doyle is a Replacement--left in the crib of a human baby 16 years ago. Mackie would give anything to live among the humans, but when a baby goes missing, Mackie is drawn into the underworld known as Mayhem.