Grace Hardwick has just witnessed her sister being taken away from the Darkness by a dangerous Vampire, Drake Blackwood. As she leaves the Darkness behind, Grace is about to learn that evil is everywhere.
Back in the Darkness, a visitor from William's past has returned. When a human is killed on the island, the evidence points to one of William's family members. As the Council struggles to determine who is to blame, everything about the Darkness is called into question.
The only truth remaining is the love Grace and William have for each other. William is determined to save the Darkness, but what if it costs him the one thing he values most? Grace will stop at nothing to help her sister, but does Grace have what it takes to save herself?