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A turfwar is taking place between two surviving factions and a third unknown secret strigoi society called the Pax is manipulating everyone.
Gwen is rescued by Dorian a former enforcer for the now dead strigoi crime boss of the city.
Gwen is slowly drawn into the world of the strigoi and in a bid for mutual survival and in the face of overwhelming odds Dorian is forced to “Convert” Gwen.
“the term vampire was not popularised until the early 18th century, after an influx of vampire superstition into Western Europe from areas where vampire legends were frequent, such as the Balkans and Eastern Europe,7 although local variants were also known by different names, such as vampir Ð²Ð°Ð¼Ð¿Ð¸Ñ€ in Serbia, vrykolakas in Greece and strigoi in Romania.”
In this follow up novel to last years Chasing Midnight, Susan Krinard again returns to her world of the strigoi (vampires) in 1920’s Manhattan.
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