When Gabriella Van Court, covert vampire emergency room doctor, fell in love with and married mortal colleague, Max Cade, she broke all vampire rules. Or so she thought...until she discovers she is pregnant with their hybrid baby.
When her pregnancy progresses at an unprecedented pace, Gabriella and Max are stunned, not to mention having difficulty explaining this to mortals, especially to her obstetrician.
But Gabriella and Max and their vampire family can't wait for baby Maxine's debut.
Gabriella's labor and Maxine's birth are well...unique. However, the instant Maxine arrives, Gabriella and Max are "over the moon" with their daughter.
Discovery of the hybrid child"s birth sparks interest among the Old World European vampires, including their evil ruler, who has his own plans for the special child.
That Gabriella is the child's mother is a win-win for him. After Gabriella had killed his predecessor, he has an axe to grind with her.
When Gabriella and Max discover the malevolent king has taken hostage not only their precious daughter, but also their dear friend and babysitter, they rush to rescue both. Gabriella and Max will risk anything and everything to have Maxine in their arms again, hoping upon hope they're not too late.