Being a vegan vampire with social graces hasn't exactly made Maddy popular with other eleven-yearolds. But the day she befriends Dakota Underhill changes everything, even if Dakota only promises to be her friend for . . . well, for that day. Because when the leader of the Knavehearts - the most vicious of the Old World vampires - comes to town, Maddy realizes she's going to need help. She's t strong eugh to face the villain alone, and there's something special about Dakota that might make her the perfect person to team up with. . . .
Adele Griffin s critically acclaimed novels include The Other Shepards, Amandine and National Book Award Finalist Sons of Liberty. Her numerous awards and accolades include ALA Best Book for Young Adults, ALA Notable, CCBC Choice, IRA-CBC Children's Choice and Bank Street Book of the Year. She lives in New York City.