Once, vampires of the Order of the Blood were revered and respected, but a change in political tides and waves of genocide forced them into hiding. Now, split into two factions with very different means to the end of regaining their freedoms, the brothers of the Order face a resurgence of public fear and hatred. A newly turned vampire, Ian, finds himself torn between sides. Interested only in saving his mortal love, Robin, from the bewitching spell of an older, much more powerful leader of an underground rebellion, Gideon, Ian must choose between protecting Robin, or betraying those of his kind. Though Gideon claims to love her, too, how far will he go to protect the fragile beginnings of his new world order? And with the membership of of their brotherhood divided, who will be powerful enough to stop him? About the Author Nicole Vlachos was born in Baltimore and raised in rural Pennsylvania, though she's certain she was British in a former life. Her attraction to the dark side began when she was very young, introduced to Dracula and The Wolfman by her father, then discovering other dark delights on her own as she grew up. Now she takes her inspiration from music, movies and modern supernatural culture, never forgetting the classics that she cut her fangs on. Nicole currently resides in Florida.