For a hundred years, Ian Stuart has fought the monster controlling his
life. Living as a human among humans, he wants to fill the void that has followed him
from one empty, lonely relationship to another. Ashley Barrow is working the worst
murder case in Davenport, Oregon's history. She needs a drink to forget the detailed
images in her mind.
When she walks into Ian's pub, Ian knows their lives are about to change, if only for a
short while. Vampire and human, their relationships can only last so long. But an enemy
from Ian's past has his own agenda about their future. His sadistic revenge changes
Ashley forever, leaving Ian and his long time friends – Travis, Jason, Quinn and Evan -
- desperate to ease her into her new life and find a way to defeat their enemy.