Twilight is a young adult vampire romance novel by author Stephenie Meyer. It’s the first book in the Twilight series, and introduces 17 year old Bella Swan, who moves from Phoenix, Arizona to the small town of Forks, Washington. Bella meets handsome Edward Cullen a young man hiding a dark secret. The romance between Edward and Bella is both touching and compelling. As their worlds and hearts collide, Edward must battle the blood lust raging inside him. Edward is special and beautiful yet does not realize how special he is. He sees himself as a monster. The book reaches a fever pitch of excitement as the romance between Bella and Edward turns into a frantic race to stay alive.