Grown up version of beauty and the beast, with a unique twist. Aimee was left feeling vulnerable after Damian's attack on her at the end of book one. In this book Aimee throws herself full force into learning all she can of her abilities in an attempt to better protect herself from Damian's growing threat and protect her circle of friends. Damian's interest in her, however is much more than a personal one. He is not about to let her go riding off into the sunset with Marc. She is a vampire now, but there is so much more to the story, as she soon discovers.Beauty and the Darkness is the second book in the Marked by the Vampire series, it can be read in order or as a standalone.