Not only does Manda feel queasy from giving blood, but a white-haired goth watches her ordeal, giving her the creeps. There's something dangerous about him, but when she mentions his presence to her friend Len and Len's boyfriend Caeran, she's surprised by their reactions. Len drags her off to a New Mexico village where Manda learns about the aelven and their ancient conflict with vampires. Narrator Samantha Kaye voices Manda as a down-to-earth character whose self-protective instincts falter when she meets the beautiful Savhoran. Listeners will fall in love with Kaye's depiction of Savhoran, finding it easy to understand Manda's conflicted feelings as she wonders if she can survive the pain of loving someone who may be doomed.
"I never should have let them talk me into giving blood."
When Manda notices a creepy white-haired goth watching her donate blood, her best friend Lenore panics and drags her to a tiny New Mexico village where she learns the horrible truth - the goth is a vampire...and she's the target.
Hiding out in the village with Len's gorgeous boyfriend, Manda meets several of his kindred, strangely beautiful men who call themselves lven. She is drawn to Savhoran, who is troubled and recovering from an ominous wound, made by another vampire. Can Manda's heart survive the pain of loving an immortal who may himself be doomed?
A young adult urban fantasy sequel to Pati Nagle's Immortal.