Dr. Thomas Duffy had put the odd happenings of his childhood off to a vivid imagination. The odd buzzing sensation in his head that would wake him from a sound sleep, and the night he sneaked out to rescue an imaginary girl, lost in the woods behind his family’s farm.
But when the history he’d convinced himself was just a dream repeats itself, and his new midnight trek into the woods leads him to a grown up version of the same girl, he has no choice but to admit it was for real.
The beautiful Janella is stranded, stalked by mysterious strangers and completely alone. What’s a simple country doctor to do?
When Miranda O’Shea uncovers the perfectly preserved body of the legendary Plague of the North, it’s the find of her career. But someone else wants it, and a break-in at the lab sends the climate controls haywire, nearly killing her aging father.
Miranda returns from the hospital to find her specimen thawed, and as she scrambles to reset the temperature controls, he draws an anguished breath. His first breath in more than 900 years.
Now these two have to outrun the scientists who'd like to dissect Rolf for the secrets of long-term suspended animation his body might hold. But they can't outrun their passion.