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 â€“ Travis, Jason,
Quinn and Evan -- desperate to ease her into her new life
and find a way to defeat their enemy.