Newfoundland native Joseph O'Reily has been through the wringer. He was turned into a vampire less than a year ago, has fought for his life several times against fearsome foes and just recently was shot in the head! Thankfully his vampire physiology, along with quick actions from his vampire girlfriend Cassandra, saved his life. Now he faces a tough road of recovery both mentally and physically and he doesn't have much time for either.A war the likes of which the world has never seen between good and evil sides of the secret vampire council is soon to erupt, with humanity caught in the middle. Before that happens, Joseph and Cassandra must deal with a vampire pirate who may be able to reveal a deadly secret, namely who the spy in the council is.The spy in question, Anne Bonny, has problems of her own as taking on the persona of Elizabeth Bathory, the Blood Countess, is proving to be quite a challenge. The memories and emotions Anne has of Elizabeth threaten to swallow her whole. Anne must also be able to fool ancient evil vampires or her life will be cut short and her friends put in mortal danger. Old friends and new foes will emerge, technology and magic will collide and the fate of the world hangs in the balance. Joseph and Cassandra must rely on each other more than ever, but are they strong enough for the greatest fight either of them has ever faced?