In this contemporary romance, we follow the exciting life of neurotic chef Charlie Garrett. Stuck in the same job for the last several years with a cruel boss and empty promises of greatness, Charlie lucks out on a job offer from her ex-boyfriend, Avery. Little does she know, after moving cross-country from New York to Seattle, that this normal job as a chef at a high-end restaurant is also a TV gig. Is she able to juggle her newfound romance with Kai--a cook at a lovely local diner--with her chef duties and TV stardom? Or will it all unravel in her hands?
In the Ottoman Empire, the vampire Queen rules with absolute control. The human Sultan is under her constant compulsion and she has turned all of the officials into Ubir. But are all of the Ubir happy with this? There may be a plan afoot to depose the Queen... Timur is an orphan Ubir, with no recollection of being human. He fears himself, his Ubir curse, and attempts to get by with as little blood as he can to survive. Emel is a mischievous human girl of marrying age, set to marry the son of a detestable woman. However, Emel and Timur alike are drawn to each other, ever since their chance encounter that day in the streets. Can they stay apart? Can Timur afford to remain away from her and her blessing of relieving hunger?