Release Date: March 24, 2009
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The vampire in me was closer to the surface...
Evernight Academy: an exclusive boarding school for the most beautiful, dangerous students of all—vampires. Bianca, born to two vampires, has always been told her destiny is to become one of them.
But Bianca fell in love with Lucas—a vampire hunter sworn to destroy her kind. They were torn apart when his true identity was revealed, forcing him to flee the school.
Although they may be separated, Bianca and Lucas will not give each other up. She will risk anything for the chance to see him again, even if it means coming face-to-face with the vampire hunters of Black Cross—or deceiving the powerful vampires of Evernight. Bianca's secrets will force her to live a life of lies.
Yet Bianca isn't the only one keeping secrets. When Evernight is attacked by an evil force that seems to target her, she discovers the truth she thought she knew is only the beginning....
Things aren’t as they seem in Bianca’s life. Secrets are being kept from her at the same time she is keeping secrets from others. How is she going to continue seeing Lucas when getting caught anywhere near Evernight will cost him his life? There are some new arrivals at Evernight that are causing trouble and will answer the question of why humans are being accepted in what was in the past a vampire only school. If she doesn't have enough to handle Bianca's vampire instincts are getting closer to the surface. She needs more and more blood to stay satisfied and her parents say it's only a matter of time before she has to takes the final step and become a true vampire. But what if she doesn't know if that is what she wants any more. What will become of her?
My emotions were in sync with Bianca’s. You’ll feel her need for love and blood just as she does. This book doesn’t disappoint and it looks like it's only going to get better and so much more complicated in the books that follow.