Dark Beauty (Seeker, #0.5)
For 15-year-old Seeker, Isabelle, ridding the Houston streets of the undead is an inherited duty passed down from her Cherokee ancestors. During her first night, she meets Abram, an experienced Seeker from Chicago who is avenging his cousin's death. Isabelle learns she must work with Abram to protect her city. With one Seeker already dead, Isabelle's love of the hunt becomes a fight to survive.