When teenage vampire Tessa's existence exploded in sheer pandemonium and she was forced to figure out how to survive Deanna's dark inheritance, she comes out the other side seeing more, hearing more, understanding more about herself and the world around her. But more isn't always better.
Tessa's boyfriend and protector Cody doesn't like what's happening to the girl he loves. She's been through hell, and she has yet to emerge fully from the flames. Even as she tells him she has to face the darkness alone, he's determined to stand steadfastly by her side…whether she wants him there or not.
Human teen Jared can't believe all the trouble he's found himself in lately. Every trail he's followed seems to lead straight into a whole different nest of misfortune. He thought he'd escaped the worst, avoided further woe, but once a friend goes missing, he has no choice but to seek help – and then the person he confides in disappears, too. He no longer knows where to turn. In the past, Tessa and Cody were always there for him. Now everything's changed – were they still?
The vampire world Tessa comes from has never appeared ready for her before. But the new-and-improved Tessa seems to be poised to take the world as everyone knows it by storm…