The year is 2506, and the world is blanketed in a nuclear winter. As two sisters fight for their lives, they uncover dark truths about themselves—and the devastating secret behind human survival.
She may have to lose everything to find her true path.
Joanna Wilder wants a life of her own. No more wayward sister. No surprises. No drama. And she’ll have that in just five short days when her sister becomes the responsibility of a government-selected husband.
But things don’t go according to plan. Her sister vanishes. Desperate, Joanna searches for her in the treacherous streets of Londo City. Trampled in a riot and left for dead, Joanna is dragged off the street by a physician who secretly loves her. He uses an untested procedure to keep her alive. Overnight, Joanna changes into something not quite human, not quite vampire.
Joanna is in danger of losing everything: her sister, her place in the world, but most of all, control of her destiny. Can she embrace the dark gift she has been given to save her sister and forge a new path for herself? Or is life as Joanna envisioned it gone forever?