She spent years killing vampires, working with them, finally being all but one of them. She influenced their politics and the politics of every preternatural group in St. Louis. She was vital, in a way.
But...what would have happened, if Anita Blake didn't existed?
And everyone else, everything else, still does?
Veronica "Ronnie" Sims is a private detective who's been given the case of a lifetime--in that, if she doesn't solve it, it will be the last case of her life. It will throw her deep into a world she never had any interest in getting involved in, where she has to face off against some of the most powerful creatures in the city with nothing but her very human wits and abilities.