Meena Harper has a special gift, but its only now that anyones ever appreciated it. The Palatine Guarda powerful secret demon-hunting unit of the Vaticanhas hired her to work at their new branch in Lower Manhattan. With Meenas ability to predict how everyone she meets will die, the Palatine finally has a chance against the undead.
Sure, her ex-boyfriend was Lucien Antonescu, son of Dracula, the prince of darkness. But that was before he (and their relationship) went up in flames. Now Meenas sworn off vampires for good . . . at least until she can prove her theory that just because theyve lost their souls doesnt mean demons have lost the ability to love.
Meena knows convincing her co-workersincluding her partner, Über-demon-hunter Alaric Wulfthat vampires can be redeemed wont be easy . . . especially when a deadly new threat seems to be endangering not just lives of the Palatine, but Meenas friends and family as well.
But Meena isnt the Palatines only hope. Father Henriqueaka Padre CalienteNew York Citys youngest, most charming priest, has also been assigned to the case.
So why doesnt Meenaor Alarictrust him?
As she begins unraveling the truth, Meena finds her loyalties tested, her true feelings laid bare . . . and temptations she never even imagined existed impossible to resist.
This time, Meena may finally have bitten off more than she can chew.