The Family Blood ties continues in this 9th installment of the vampire versus vampire saga. Life couldn't be any worse... Caught in a web of Deanna's making Tessa struggles to find her role in this new reality. Cody can't believe how quickly his life has deteriorated. He believes in Tessa. Knew she had what it took and is desperate to do what he can to save her. Only there are secrets, and like poison, fester until they are released. Tessa and Cody have to find their way through the maze of lies and deceit to a safe haven on the other side. The whole gang is caught in life and death struggles as they near the end of this war. But how close are they and who will survive?