Mignon du Plessis has many secrets. Among them, she is a vampire, a hunter of the Pledged to The Order of Romulus, only Mignon executes her own. For over two centuries, her mission has been keeping humanity safe from the darkness. New Orleans Detective Ryan Lattimore has spent his career keeping people safe. But, a bizarre series of decapitations has him and his city living in fear. Ryan must bringing the killer to justice. Faced with an enemy hell-bent on destroying the world for his own pleasure, Ryan and Mignon end teaming up. Each is willing to risk their lives, but not their hearts. Ryan because there is something untrusting about Mignon. And Mignon cannot risk revealing the secrets of who she really is.