Thomas Deveraux has been considered the most eligible bachelor in New York for years. The death of his wealthy father only moved that status higher. Then, in an instant, Thomas shifts from most desirable to most wanted. First, a woman he was seen having drinks with is found murdered in an alley. Then, Deveraux Industry employees begin to die. Thomas is forced out of the war with the vampires and into a conflict with the local police. Can Thomas and his friends solve the mystery and find the real killer, or will he have to go into hiding for decades?
Abby Cooper is a shifter. For the most part she has gotten over the trauma of being kidnapped by vampires and held hostage for days. The one thing she can’t get over, is her attraction to Thomas Deveraux; one of the warriors that rescued her. She knows she doesn't stand a chance, she’s a nobody and he’s practically a celebrity. As the war rages on, Abby forces herself to admire Thomas from a distance. But when she sees a woman drug him at dinner, Abby can’t resist her need to help. When that same woman is found dead later that night and Thomas becomes the prime suspect, Abby’s determination to protect Thomas intensifies. As more and more bodies are discovered, Abby enters a dangerous game where her adversary is not only a killer but also the police. Can Abby find the answers they need? Will Thomas ever see her as a woman, not just a friend? Or will both of their lives be altered forever?
Melanie P. Smith has always loved adventure. A fact not exactly celebrated by her mother, who is extremely grounded. In Melanie's younger days she occupied her time playing sports, water-skiing, rappelling, horseback riding and she even tried skydiving. Now that she's all grown up she sticks to safer exploits like ATV riding and motorcycling. Visit her Author page to learn more.