For eleven years, Leo Risso, a slave to the night, patiently watched over his charge without once letting himself be known. Sticking to the deepest of shadows, cloaking himself in the shroud of darkness he carefully bided his time. The monumental day that he had been so patiently waiting for has finally arrived—the day that Shelby Tanner comes of age and he can finally claim her once and for all as his treasured bride. Night after night, Shelby gets lost in vivid dreams involving a mysterious dark knight that had unexpectedly saved her. She had only been ten years old at the time when he swept in like a guardian angel and brought her back from an accident that should have ended her young life. As the years progress, the dreams come more often than not, leaving her feeling more edgy and restless each time. Imagine her shocked surprise when the very same knight that plagues her dreams on a nightly basis suddenly shows up in her apartment with every intention of claiming her as his own. This is a story of steamy seduction, of ultimate betrayal, of bewitching prophecy and timely rebellion that will certainly keep an avid reader, young or old, blood lusting for every last word.