I’m Rachel Collins, low witch and raven shifter in hiding. I spend my days tending the cash register at a local magic shop and my nights patrolling the streets for vampires with a death wish. Until the night I spot the mark of the Soulless on some lowly vampire’s wrist. The Soulless answer to Valkas, the original vampire and the most ruthless of them all. They’re the same bloodsuckers who murdered my parents and kidnapped my sister. I want answers—and maybe a little revenge.
On Christmas Eve, the lights go out… Vehicles stop working. Communications break down. Everything grinds to a halt. Reclusive ex-soldier Liam Coleman doesn’t want to be anywhere near bustling downtown Chicago the day before Christmas. But his twin brother and his pregnant sister-in-law need him. Mere minutes after leaving O’Hare, their car crashes, along with hundreds of other vehicles. When Liam’s phone goes dead, he suspects something more sinister than a local power outage. But before he can react, the first plane falls from the sky…