Schuyler Van Alen wants an explanation for the mysterious deaths of young vampires. With her best friend, Oliver, Schuyler travels to Italy in the hope of finding the one man who can help--her grandfather. Meanwhile, back in New York, preparations are feverishly underway for the Four Hundred Ball, an exclusive gala hosted by the city's wealthy, powerful, and unhuman--a true Blue Blood affair.
Melissa de la Cruz is the author of the best-selling Au Pairs novels for teens and the co-author of the popular adult titleThe Fashionista Files: Adventures in Four-Inch Heels and Faux Pas. Melissa has appeared as an expert on style, trends, and celebrity for CNN and the E! Entertainment network and is a frequent contributor to popular magazines likeGlamour, Marie Claire, Teen Vogue, and Cosmopolitan. She lives in Los Angeles with her husband. Melissa is not a Blue Blood, but she knows people who are