Washington, D.C. â€¦ capital of an empire. Powerful.
Exhilarating. Corrupt. And in the shadows â€¦ vampires far
older than the nation itself.
A power unto himself, Duncan has served at Raphaelâ€™s side
for a hundred and fifty years. But long laid plans have
finally borne fruit, and the time has come for Duncan to
leave Raphael and tackle the greatest challenge of his life.
He will face treacherous vampires and murderous humans. He
will rock the halls of human power if necessary. But
Washington, D.C. will be his.
Emma Duquet cares nothing for vampire politics. She just
wants to find her missing roommate and best friend, Lacey.
But Laceyâ€™s been playing with vampires of a particularly
dangerous kind, and Emma will have to deal with the new
vampire in town if sheâ€™s going to find her friend.
Battling powerful enemies who will stop at nothing to keep
their secrets, Duncan and Emma will dig beneath the
corruption and depravity that is Washington, D.C. and
uncover the most heinous conspiracy of allâ€¦