Saved from drowning as a child by the Loch Ness Monster, Shannon Palmer has been obsessed with crytpids ever since. So much so that this hard-charging cryptozoologist is willing to risk everything -- her relationships, her reputation in the scientific community, and even her very life -- to prove their existence. When Shannon is invited to join an expedition to a mysterious island where such legendary hidden species roam free, she jumps at the chance. Little does she realize these aren't the only monsters lurking in the wilds of Cryptopia.