In the first part of The Forbidden Trilogy, Gabriella and Jonathan Love had life made. After losing their parents to an accident, their uncle Eddie took them under his wing, teaching them everything they needed to know about surviving in this cruel world. Neither one of them ever expected that they d have to do things a little differently after Gabby s childhood best friend and boyfriend is killed right before her eyes in an unexpected home invasion in their home in Tampa, ripping their lives apart. Now feeling hopeless and alone, the family desperately tries to mend itself back together. Except for Gabby, that s a little easier than done. After months of dysfunction, Eddie has no choice but to go through drastic measures to ensure his niece s well-being. Gabby s best friend, Sara, steps up, moving across the country with her and Jon to a small town in Northern California, far away from the unbearable memories of the life that she so desperately wanted to have back. What nobody could have anticipated was that right there in that small town was a coven of vampires who had been waiting years to save her. Now being faced by the sexy mysterious red-eyed man Benjamin Row, Gabby is forced to make a forever life-changing decision that would alter the lives of all of them. Besides giving up her mortality, Gabby is also faced with the everyday bumps in the road that only make her decision easier. But will becoming a powerful vampire with her new love really change what happened to her? Will Gabby grow stronger and finally accept her losses, or will she be stuck with the haunting memories of her human life for all of eternity?