Xander Stryker wants to die. Ever since witnessing his mother's murder at the hands of his abusive stepfather when he was a boy, he has spent every day trying to reach that goal. But every night he's denied the death he craves. As his eighteenth birthday approaches, a chance for change is offered when his life is plunged into a supernatural world of vampires and other creatures of darkness. Caught in the depths of this new reality, mysteries of his vampiric lineage begin to unravel and he's offered the ultimate choice.
Prayer, or salah, in Islam is something amazing, and it's the way Muslims talk with Allah. Muslims make Salah every day, five times a day. It's a form of worship that was previously reserved only for prophets, yet during Muhammad's life, peace be upon him, Allah included any of the followers in this honorable and most distinguished group.
Natashi Rusakov has a dark secret. And as secrets have a way of doing, it's complicating her hopes at having a normal life. However, when your father's the head of the Russian mafia and your life is in constant danger, normalcy is far from the norm. It's only after she meets her father's prized fighter that she discovers some secrets are worth keeping.