After centuries of terrorizing Europe, Lenah Beaudonte, with the help of the handsome Rhode, has been able to realize the dream of all vampires - to be human again. Now, as a raven-haired 16-year-old, Lenah believes her greatest challenge is fitting in at her new school. But the challenges have only just begun. The vicious coven Lenah once ruled is threatening the new-found pleasures of her human life, including the one guy who makes her feel most alive: Justin.
"You get sucked in! ( excuse the pun)"
One year ago Penny Berne was the star of her high school's theater department, surrounded by a group of misfits and falling in love with her best friend, Wes. Now her old friends won't talk to her; her first love, Wes, ignores her; and her best friend is the most popular girl in school. Penny is revered - and hated.
Sarah - Bean to her friends and family - is an aspiring astronomer and champion mathlete. She lives behind her beloved telescope, with her head in the stars and her feet planted firmly on the ground. For as long as she can remember, she's also lived in the shadow of her beautiful older sister, Scarlett.