San Francisco psychologist Diana Ransom can't take her eyes off the gorgeous, green-eyed stranger. But when she finally approaches him across the smoke-filled room, her reasons have little to do with the feelings he inspires. Diana suspects this enigmatic man is responsible for the disappearance of her fragile young cousin. Desperate to find her and determined to plumb the mystery behind Nicolas Gale's hypnotic charm, Diana will follow him in the velvety darkness...and awake to a haunting passion. For Nicolas is no mere human, but a vampire with the power to steal into a woman's dreams and fill her nights with untold rapture. Soon, Diana will find herself risking her soul for a love that promises to be forever.