It was called the Great Awakening, when magickal kind returned to our world. They live among us now, renting apartments, laboring in the workforce, and paying taxes. Ares is a vampire and doing very well for himself in the modern world. Between teaching at the local university and assisting a paranormal investigator, things couldn't be better. But when a woman dies mysteriously in her own home, the question isn't who killed her, but what.
Alexandria is alone in the world. After losing her parents, she uproots her life and moves to Toronto in search of her estranged uncle. Having lived a complicated life surrounded by mystery and tragedy, she's quickly pulled into the world of paranormal investigating. Can she walk the border between the worlds of man and magick and help solve the murder of Julia Esposito or will she become lost to it?