Meet Gillian Key. She’s a paramortal psychologist, who can treat the mental distress of nonhumans. And she’s a Marine Special Forces operative, who can get physical with them when the situation calls for it.
Gillian’s two worlds collide when she travels to the Carpathian Mountains in Romania to counsel the local master vampire, Count Aleksei Rachlav. His therapy serves as the perfect cover for her special ops mission: to infiltrate local vampire factions who may be allied with Rachlav’s enemy—the legendary Dracula.
As a brewing turf war between those who favor peaceful co-existence with humans and those who see them as food begins to rock the paranormal realm, Gillian finds herself caught in the middle, and at the mercy of her dangerously attractive host. Her professional ethics tell her to keep her distance—but besides being both a healer and a fighter, Gillian Key is also very much a woman.
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Published by Ace May 29, 2007| 336 Pages| ISBN 9781101208564