A compelling modern-day thriller with the Dracula myth at its heart. When Joseph Barkeley receives a call enlisting his services to authenticate the original draft of Bram Stoker's Dracula , he is intrigued. Ignoring the warnings from friends and family, he agrees to return to his childhood home of Romania. And hand-deliver the manuscript to a mysterious buyer. Once there Joseph discovers a truth more terrifying than he could ever have imagined. One that threatens to reignite a centuries-old family feud and bring down mankind with it. And Stoker's manuscript holds the key to ending this fatal conflict once and for all.