A Vampire Mystery Novel - From the Author of the James Maguire series.How far would you go to save the woman you love?It was a question that New York City Police Detective Karl Sigurdsson never imagined he would have to answer, but that was before he found himself thrust into the middle of a homicide investigation where his new girlfriend, Gabriele de Mar, was the prime suspect and he an unwitting witness. Sigurdsson soon realizes that the criminal justice system is the least of his concerns, as he is drawn deeper into the labyrinthian world of vampires where a power struggle threatens to boil over into the mortal realm. It is a threat that forces Sigurdsson to confront the fact that he could soon turn from being the hunter into the hunted, and in this battle eternity is at stake.Awakening blurs the lines between a traditional police procedural and the supernatural. It is a perfect book for fans of J.R. Rain, Laurell K. Hamilton, Stephenie Meyer and Lydia M. Hawk.