Obedience has always been a matter of survival for sixteen-year-old mermaid princess Pauline. Her mother is the tyrannical Queen Calypso, who rules the kingdom of Atargatis with an iron trident. To utter one word against her would mean banishment–or worse–so Pauline bites her tongue and minds her manners. But on the eve of her sister’s merling-shower, all of that is about to change.
Meet Lawson: vampire by birth, Fixer by trade. His mission: preserve the secret existence of living vampires by any means necessary. There’s just one problem – his oldest enemy Cosgrove is back, killing humans and threatening to unleash an ancient unholy evil.