It has been thirteen years since Dr. Lorenz Meissner was forcefully parted from his beloved parents. The sight of the two of them being carted off by German soldiers still haunts him. His lover, the Vampire Cyrus, finally convinces Lorenz to go in search of the couple, but the journey will require complicated travel arrangements.In order to obtain passage on a supernatural-creature-friendly cruise liner bound for the United States, Cyrus and Lorenz agree to investigate a string of curious occurrences besieging witches. According to a coven leader, someone or something has been threatening witches, demanding the return of an unknown object.Cyrus and Lorenz begin their investigation by visiting the homes of the accosted witches and warlocks only to find the individuals have vanished. Eventually, they come to the scene of a gruesome murder of an elderly witch named, Ma’dam Collette. This propels the couple into a case much more complicated than they previously anticipated.Curses, dark magics, and ancient rituals surround a mysterious porcelain doll. With a dangerous group of cultists nipping at their heels, Cyrus and Lorenz fight to understand the nature of what they are dealing. Can our heroes decipher the clues and unlock the secrets of the doll before the cultists can complete their sinister plans? Or will a chance meeting with a genteel vampire named Le Von Funar, tear the couple apart before they have even begun?