Sparks and Ashes – Natalie West

Rea Ashby was just your average vampire. She had a cat, a nemesis, and a best friend to share in all her irreverent adventures. Each day was endlessly predictable as the next, until a representative from the ominous Vardoc Council came to town and took her and the rest of the vampire youth with him when he left.

Forcibly relocated to a monastery in the middle of the Canadian Rockies, Rea and her friends find themselves in the middle of a constant struggle. A struggle to train, a struggle to survive, but most of all, a struggle not to lose themselves in the process.

Tensions are stretched to the brink as Rea makes a forbidden human friend in town, and in the process, discovers a secret that shakes the very foundations of everything she’s been led to believe. But Rea’s not the only one with a secret. The Council has a secret of its own. One that could change everything…