Alyssa Jefferson has her life as a vampire hunter pretty much figured out. See a vampire and kill it, no questions asked. But after she reads an enchanted book about vampires written by a long dead relative that leaves her scarred her life changes in ways she never expected. Then, she meets a mysterious vampire named Derek, and everything she ever thought she knew changes when she realizes that the people closest to her could be more dangerous than the vampires she's been trained to kill. When family becomes the enemy and the enemies become strange new allies Alyssa's world turns upside down and she has to figure out a way to navigate new alliances and even a new romance that she had never planned on. Can Alyssa and Derek learn to work together? Or will the secrets they each carry tear both of their worlds apart?
When young Valerie Reyer gets kidnapped and sold as either a slave or a pleasure toy she is unexpectedly “saved” by Malakai Torah. But is she really saved? Kai Torah is the second in command of a large gang called Ellos Matan. Kai is the lethal weapon for the entire gang, killing hundreds of people in seconds. When he finds one of his gang members at the black market to buy a girl, Kai knows that his gang member will do terrible things to whomever he buys. Originally, Kai’s comrade’s intentions wouldn’t bother him, but then he saw her. What Valerie doesn’t know is that her father, whom she thinks has passed away, was the former leader of the Ellos Matan gang. Will Kai kill Valerie? Will the gang kill Valerie? What will happen to this poor girl? Will she figure out her family heritage or will the gang members find out first?