Deep within the forests of the Pacific Northwest, the battle for supremacy rages
on between two Vampire coalitions:
Guardian enforcers sworn to protect humanity, and Darkbloods, rogues who kill like
their ancient ancestors….
Hot-blooded and hard-edged, Tristan Santiago has an uncanny ability to see beneath
the surface—a skill that serves him well as the Guardians’ region commander. But
when a deadly plot against his fellow vampires is uncovered, he must turn to the
one woman he can’t read: the beautiful yet mysterious Roxanne Reynolds, whose sensual
presence soothes his tormented memories.
Roxy had put love before duty once before, with devastating results. But to root
out a dangerous killer in their midst, she must put her faith in Santiago, the one
man skilled enough to break through her defenses. Posing as lovers, Santiago and
Roxy work side by side—and discover a powerful craving that threatens to consume