Hyuk, lives the fast life as a high-ranking mobster with his closest pal, fellow mobster Lee Young-Chun. Though Hyuk seems to be on top of the world, he is haunted by the memory of leaving behind his younger brother Chul and mother as they attempted to flee to the South from North Korea. Hyuk’s mother was beaten to death while Chul was imprisoned after they were caught by North Korean authorities. In a set-up, Hyuk travels to Thailand for a meeting with Thai gangsters, and is caught by the police and imprisoned. Three years later, Hyuk is released from prison and travels back to Busan, to find his younger brother Chul now a high-ranking police officer. Hyuk tries to earn back the trust and love of his younger brother, but abandonment and betrayal are hard things to forget…
Growing up together, Mitch and Dave were inseparable best friends, but slowly drifted apart. While Dave is an overworked lawyer, husband and father of three, Mitch has remained a single, quasi-employed man-child. Both guys seem to think the other has it made. Following a drunken night out together, Mitch and Dave’s worlds are turned upside down when they wake up in each other’s bodies. The guys soon discover that each other’s lives are nowhere near as rosy as they once seemed.
Lena is a troubled young woman from the wrong part of town. Antisocial and self destructive, Lena is caught in a dead end life until she meets Louise. Beautiful and glamorous, Louise is everything Lena is not and Lena cannot help but be flattered by her attention and the promise of a new life and family. A life of power and excitement. A life that will never, ever end. A darkly sexy spin on the vampire mythos, one where glamour and power come with a price not noticed until it is far too late.
– posted by Ralph, Readers’ Services