The truth can kill you. Taken as a small child, from a life where vampires, sirens and mythical creatures are real and treacherous, Jehenne Corbeaux is totally unprepared when she returns to France to stay with her eccentric Grandmother. Thrown headlong into a world she knows nothing about she seeks to learn the truth about herself, uncovering secrets more shocking than anything she could ever have imagined and finding that she is by no means powerless to protect the ones she loves. Despite her Gran's dire warnings, she is inexorably drawn to the dark and terrifying figure of Corvus, an ancient vampire and master of the Albinus family. Jehenne is about to find her answers and discover that, not only is Corvus far more dangerous than she could ever imagine but that he holds much more than the key to her heart.