Xavier, a thousand year old vampire, was missing. It shouldn't have been possible for someone to hold him, but he was gone. His brother, Koen, has come to New York City, where one of the vampire's enemies has been found, to search for Xavier. They need to stop Claude, who remains a threat, but first, where is Xavier?He'd been shot repeatedly, but Xavier didn't know why he wasn't dead. All he knew was his first name, told to him by the vicious man who'd kept him prisoner. Now, escaped, Xavier needed to not only know who he is, but what he is...because it was clear...he isn't exactly normal.Margot had wandered into the bad part of the city on an impulse to help a woman outside of a 5-star restaurant in New York City. She didn't belong there, but a new-found sense of altruism pushes her to seek justice for the assaulted woman. When she gets herself into trouble, an enormous Scotsman comes to her aid. And oh, hell, for a woman with long-term sexual issues, this unexpected hero brings new feelings. Only, he's not quite right, is he?In New York City, a woman who thinks she has her life planned out discovers that there are more things in this world than can be planned for. A vampire discovers that something he never believed in can change his life.