After the events of the gothic horror novels Eyes Like Blue Fire and Water Like Crimson Sorrow, the vampire Katja finds herself tackling a great deal. Having destroyed many of the revenant undead and occult relics left behind in the wake of her battle with Marie Gaston, she is exhausted and left with many questions about the master who made her his fledgling and the only other remaining vampire who can tell her more of his secrets, Mateo.
Dark forces are shifting and changing the world in which they find themselves, not all is as it seems and the past is far from buried.
An ancient tome rests upon a living altar of sinew and blood. A book inked on skin, wrapped in bone and bound by flesh. The most famous volume of arcane literature, created by shattered peace, brutal torture, rampant slaughter, and the darkest of the occult arts. When victims of unfathomable atrocities rise from the dead, kingdoms will fall. The true origin of the Necronomicon is finally revealed