An ailing widower finds a pretty woman willing to take care of his 20-year-old retarded son. One day the father and son are separated and the father gives up looking for the boy and returns home. Upon his arrival he sees the boy waiting for him on the step and he's so shocked he has a heart attack.
Joan Wilder is thrust back into a world of murder, chases, foreign intrigue... and love. This time out she's duped by a duplicitous Arab dignitary who brings her to the Middle East, ostensibly to write a book about his life.
Mark wants to lose his virginity, but his girlfriend wants to wait. Unfortunately for both of them, a 400-year-old vampire Countess needs to turn a virgin into a vampire before Halloween in order to preserve her own youthful appearance, and when she finds Mark, she turns his life upside-down.