Veronica Teal is no ordinary biochemist; she's a vampire. When she's summoned to a human murder scene at the request of the local coroner, she expects to do her job. Then she discovers the killer is a vampire and the victim's brother wants her help. Worse, she finds herself attracted to the handsome human male, despite her reluctance to get involved. Joe Sullivan leaves his teaching job in Tennessee for Lobster Cove because his twin is in danger. He's devastated to see Justin dead on a rocky shore. Desperate for answers, he turns to Veronica and finds himself curiously drawn to the lovely biochemist in more ways than one. Together Veronica and Joe seek answers behind Justin's mysterious murder and learn there are deeper secrets. Can they uncover the core of the conspiracy and find their own way to each other's hearts? Or will their differences keep them apart?