Matthew and Dean are slayers, trying to end the choke-hold brutal Amara half-breed vampires have put on Nottingham. An 18th century diary, supposedly written by legendary Emrys Amara, is sent to them, yet they doubt the orphaned vampire survived the demise of his clan. Until they're lured to a churchyard and Emrys proves them wrong.
Children have been kidnapped by rogue vampires, werewolves hunt in the streets, and Matthew must work with Emrys to bring the rogues down. His marriage to Dean is crumbling, and he turns to Emrys for comfort from a lying, cheating husband. Can Matthew and Emrys save the lost children while rebuilding the greatest vampire clan in history?