Steve Niles! A brand-new Criminal Macabre story by Steve Niles (30 Days of Night)! A noir tale of mysteries, vampires, love, and betrayal. Supernatural detective Cal McDonald, found wandering the streets as a disheveled vagrant, is ripped from his self-imposed retirement to resume his monster-killing career. But Cal is reluctant to return to the fray. What has the hard-bitten investigator so shaken? It''s a long story that begins with a beautiful woman who happens to be a vampire... and ends with a bang.