Holly Dent is one overworked Reaper. After receiving orders from the Reaper's Guild, she's arrived in the beautiful Nocturne Falls for her next assignment - to assist the passing of one Max Hyland. She quickly realizes he's devilishly handsome, wickedly charming, and immortal. Immune to her magic, he has only one real power - not dying!
Careful with his heart, Max is resigned to remaining alone for all eternity - until the beautiful Reaper appears on his doorstep. Even though she's bent on helping him pass from this life to the next, he can't help wanting to learn more about her.
Torn between her growing affection for Max and completing her assignment, Holly calls upon her old mentor for help. However, as she and Max become closer, she learns that her former teacher has plans of his own, for taking the soul of an immortal gives a Reaper great power - enough to destroy the Guild once and for all. Holly and Max must find a way to defeat him, for, if they fail, Max's life is forfeit. Magic, intrigue, and romance ensue - when it comes to reaping the immortal....