A tale of unholy passion and unearthly surrender
Princeton University librarians Simon Penn and Frederika Vanderveen have rescued an ancient document from dark, destructive forces. But to reveal its dead prophecy they must decipher a dead vampire's diaries, locked away in Switzerland.
A satanic bargain sealed in blood
Simon is deeply in love with the beautiful, enigmatic Frederika. Yet her eyes, changing from blue through green to amber behind huge sunglasses, make him fear the spell of the vampire who once enslaved her.
A race against time through the dark places of the undead
And stalking the pair across Europe is the high prince of all night fiends, last of his kind, and soon-if he can regain the scrolls-the first of a terrifying new breed who will consume humanity.