Bella Swan reluctantly moves to rainy Washington. Settling into a new school she becomes the focus of Edward Cullen, vampire. He doesn't eat humans, but Bella's scent keeps making him almost lose control. Edward introduces Bella to his adoptive vampire family, but rival vampires James, Victoria and Laurent catch Bella's unique scent. James is a skilled tracker and becomes obsessed with making Bella his next victim. The Cullens must work together to keep her safe.