Alexina lay dying and Zach's vampire heart was being ripped from his chest! He couldn't lose her! The fairy told him what he must do but he was torn – could he do it? There was no choice – he had to! Would she survive tho? Most didn't and he knew that her chances were slim. Their babies were born but at what cost! Zach had to take his love far away – anything else was too dangerous. That meant he had to walk away from his newborns! His friend and fellow vampire James took them and vowed to come back to help Zach and in the process his life was changed forever. The scarred vampire – or as he thought of himself – the monster – had no idea what awaited! The fate of their babies lies in the balance – just what is in store for the babes?! Something that will rip the hearts from both Alex and Zach? Book 3 The Turning in the Defender's Blood series carries on from 2, The Birth and The Battle – read on to find out what happens to Alex and Zach and indeed James! Adult content in this book!