"A terrific tale of supernatural sleuthing . . . provides edge-of-the-seat thrills and a high-octane emotional punch." --Romantic Times Book Reviews "Once again Jeanne C. Stein delivers a jam-packed story full of mystery and intrigue that will keep you glued to the edge of the seat! Just like with the first book in the Anna Strong series, The Becoming, I could not put this book down even for a second. You will find yourself cheering Anna on as she goes after the bad guys. Jeanne C. Stein has given us a tough-as-nails heroine everyone will love!" Night Owl Romance My name is Anna Strong. I m a woman caught between two worlds my past as a bounty hunter, my present as a vampire. I do my best to hold on to what makes me human my family, my job, my lover. But the pull of the undead is a siren song that s becoming impossible to resist . . . Anna s fragile grip on a normal life evaporates when she discovers that her long-dead brother had a child she never knew anything about. Now a young teen, that child Trish is caught up in the worst kind of human nightmare. In order to save her niece, Anna fears she might have to surrender to the animal side of her nature. As she stalks Trish s predators, the lines between good and evil are no longer clearly defined. And before long, Anna has to ask herself who is the real monster, the humans who prey on their own kind or herself, the blood-thirsty vampire doing anything she has to in order to save them.