This is an adventure story about a mortal teenager named Emily Castle and her immortal vampire-with-a-soul father Daniel Sangelos, who set out on a journey to find Emily's mother, named Ellie. Ellie was thought to have died years ago; however, that is not true. Ellie is alive, and now Daniel and Emily must race to find her. Along with Daniel's abilities, they have a creative techno genius named Cy, a stranger named Evans, and the written pages of a journal that was left on Daniel's doorstep to help them with their journey. The journal, to their surprise, belonged to Ellie. Somehow Emily and Daniel will need to decipher Ellie's words, thoughts, and memories in order to save her life.