There is no sanctuary in the night . . .
Feared even by her own kind for her mastery of fire, the nightwalker Mira is summoned by the coven to take her rightful place as Elder. But with this honor comes grave responsibility--a commitment to the annihilation of the unleashed naturi. For now the foul creatures walk the earth--and neither vampire nor human will survive their horrific onslaught.
A tide of blood is sweeping relentlessly across the European continent, as Mira is dispatched to Budapest for the most devastating test yet of her astonishing powers--and falls into a well-laid trap. With the dark secrets that haunt her growing darker by the hour, she must confront the terrible truth of her past and protect her fragile sanity in the face of unanticipated treachery--a betrayal by her trusted ally, her beloved enemy, the vampire slayer Danaus.
"The action is riveting, the violence intense and the plot gripping. Score another win for Drake!" -- Romantic Times BOOKclub "NIGHTWALKER is an action-packed, stellar debut. Jocelynn Drake will have you coming back for more." -- Jeaniene Frost, New York Times bestselling author of Halfway to the Grave "An unflinchingly self-assured first novel, chiseled with subtlety and irony into a darkly suspenseful and blessedly surprising story. In exacting detail, and with prose as silky and enticing as her protagonist, Drake has composed a love letter to the vampire genre. I wish I'd written it." -- Vicki Pettersson on Nightwalker