Alec claims he wants to protect her from the Queen of their underworld, but how can she trust one of Stella's handpicked assassins? He may look like an Adonis sculpted by the heavens, but vamps are designed that way, and she’s on high alert by his sudden presence in her human life. Alec is stirring feelings in her she’s never experienced, and Dani can’t understand why she’s so inexplicably drawn to his hypnotic, soulful eyes. It becomes clear that, like her, Alec is no ordinary vampire, and she’s desperate to determine his true intentions as they get closer.
Dani's existence has two sides that were never meant to intertwine, and there collision is quickly spinning out of her control. She’ll do whatever it takes to protect the people she loves. As secrets surface about who she really is, she realizes she’s walking a thin tightrope that is about to snap.