This is the third book in the Black Dagger Brotherhood series, This book takes place about 6 weeks after the previous novel.
Bella has been captured by the Lesser, the group of men dedicated to hunting down and killing the vampire race. She has been missing for 6 weeks, and given up for dead by most. Except Zsadist, he just can't manage to give up, he is also determined to avenge her. When suddenly she is found alive, Zsadist will not allow anyone else to care for her, even if it means facing some of his own demons at the same time.