Carmen and Adrian struggle with their undying love for each other as they battle enemy slayers, vampires, and repeated attempts on their lives. On a trip to England, Carmen learns that not all vampires have embraced a more modern way of fitting in with humanity. The vampires there still adhere to the old traditions... where most of the legends originated. Her frightening encounters with one vampire in particular, show Carmen not all are interested in embracing the help of slayers and consider them abominations that should be destroyed.
Sixteen year old Rurik is only interested in going to high school to “get to know his human side.” He has been sheltered and kept away from humans most of his life. His father, a vampire, and his mother who was a slayer before she was changed run the secret vampire society and only reluctantly agree to let Rurik attend school. He is betrothed to his equal, Amy, who is like him, a new race, and superior in every way. But he meets and falls in love with a beautiful, and shy, girl, Mindy, in one of his classes and things quickly get complicated when her ex-boyfriend, a high school jock is outraged. Rurik’s parents are furious and insist he stop seeing Mindy. Everything that can possibly go wrong does and in a short period of time students are missing and rogue vampires are threatening to turn the entire town. Rurik and Amy have to figure out how to destroy them and fix the spiraling catastrophe before their parents find out. With Mindy’s human life in constant peril Rurik decides the best thing to do is to run away together and start over in a small coastal town, hidden away.
-Kirkus Discoveries Review
By C.S. Wolfe
Fire and Ice Books
Born in Washington state, C. S. Wolfe went to the University of Texas with a scholarship and majored in art and literature. She has always loved classic vampire and monster movies as well as romance and horror novels. The characters in her writing are an exciting mixture of these elements.
An enduring tale of impossible romance between a powerful vampire leader, the secret society he belongs to, and the woman he loves. A suspense filled rollercoaster ride as they encounter slayers, enemy vampires, and accusations of murder, while battling the insurmountable odds to love each other despite their overwhelming differences.