It’s the second chance he doesn’t deserve.
Despite his best efforts, Dr. Asa Thorn’s lover, Gaia Sullivan, has been brutally murdered by his immortal enemy, and yet, to his astonishment and joy, Gaia returns to life.
But this Gaia isn’t the woman she was—the circumstances of her murder have left her in a half-life, an agonizing purgatory where she is tormented by both physical and mental pain.
Condemned to a wraith-like state, Gaia struggles to hold onto her humanity and to those she loves.
When her beloved sister and nephew are threatened by the serial killer vampire stalking Seattle, Gaia has to decide whether to reveal her status to her sister in order to protect them.
Meanwhile, Asa is determined to stop Kabir, the vampire who ordered Gaia’s murder, once and for all, but when the virulent virus which has been decimating the world’s vampires strikes close to home, he has to overcome much more than a centuries-old conflict . . .