When Melanie Laurent receives a black rose, she can't afford to ignore it. Her adversary wants L'Hotel Roseraie and the rest of her holdings. To reach his goals, he's willing to involve humans. To win, Melanie must defeat her rival at his own game. Justin Garvey knows Melanie isn't what she seems. When his assistant is murdered by Melanie's adversary, Justin vows to get revenge--a vow that brings him into the vampire world. Justin and Melanie discover that they make great partners ... but to succeed, they must risk everything.