Called forth by mysterious drums that reverberated deep in the ground, swarms of ancient vampires were released from their earthly prison. To survive the apocalypse, Dr. Everly “Ever” Rose Thompson turns her back on a lifetime devoted to science by finally accepting her gifts as a Choctaw healer. Tormented by a frantic need to find her family, Ever begins a perilous journey across the ruins of North America. When a chance encounter brings her face to face with the enemy, she discovers an unlikely ally and a secret that could hold the key to humankind’s survival. Can Ever accept help from one of the very creatures who destroyed her world in order to save it, or will the secret perish with her?