Kismet Knight is the Vampire Shrink. She's capable, intelligent and grounded, and she knows exactly how to handle her patients, whether they're vampire wannabes - or the real thing. But when it comes to her love life she's on less steady ground. Devereux, her mysterious and sexy-as-hell vampire lover, has become preoccupied and possessive. Needing a break, Kismet heads to the American Psychological Association's annual conference in New York - but it's not long before her new life intrudes. The monster who stalked her three months earlier reappears, her bloodsucking clients won't leave her alone, and there are ghosts haunting the hotel. So much for Kismet's nice, ordinary life...