For centuries war raged between the humans and Aeternus vampires—until courageous efforts on both sides forged a fragile peace.But the rogue Necrodreniacs will never be controlled—addicted as they are to the death-high . . . and bloody chaos.Since witnessing the murder of her mother, Antoinette Petrescu has burned with fiery hatred for the vampire race—even for Christian Laroque, the noble, dangerously handsome Aeternus who rescued her. Now an elite Venator, Antoinette must reluctantly accept Christian's help to achieve her vengeance—even as he plots to use the beautiful, unsuspecting warrior as bait to draw out the bloodthirsty dreniacs.