Mary Paige fell from a cliff and Wyn saved her by making her a Blood Vivicanti. Now Mary Paige is falling again - only this time for Theo, a handsome Blood Vivicanti who possesses wisdom, grace, and raw animal power. Theo teaches Mary Paige how to pierce her victim’s neck with her tongue, how much blood to drink, and how to eat the right kind of Blood Memories. But the more blood she drinks, and the more Blood Memories she eats, Mary Paige discovers that her photographic memory has made her the most powerful Blood Vivicanti. Yet the trauma of her youth has also made her the most vulnerable. Mary Paige must now choose between drinking the right kind of blood and eating the wrong kind of Blood Memories.