When Amy's eyes met Robert's, it was love at first sight. However as a wealthy whaling ship owner's daughter she was destined by her father's wishes to marry a young heir to another successful whaling firm. Robert, who was a mysterious stranger in town, was not an acceptable suitor, but a vampire determined to have Amy for his own. When Amy's father forbid any contact between Amy and Robert, Robert appeared in Amy's bedroom to rescue her from the arranged marriage that would separate them forever and carry her away to a future that promised a life full of love and passion. After five blissful years of love and hunting for blood in the whaling city in the mid-nineteenth century, Robert abruptly and mysteriously disappears leaving Amy heartbroken and alone. In order to find the will to go on Amy refuses to believe that Robert cruelly abandoned her and chooses to believe that he would one day return to her making her life complete once more. Read how Amy patiently and faithfully awaits Robert's return, creates new vampire friends, destroys an obsessed self-proclaimed minister determined to rid the city of the evil he believes is murdering his congregants all while she and her friends get away with murder.