Anakim of the Sun: Specter of a Messiah is the sequel to Anakim of the Sun: Being Human and picks up where the previous novel left off. Fr. Antonio Rivera, the vampire priest, finds himself with a tag-along boy who views him as a cure. Meanwhile, other vampires and werewolves view the priest as a messiah sent to cure them of their disease. Being attacked by hunters and Anakims alike, the priest finds himself in a lost between his responsibilities as a priest, a hunter, and as the caregiver of Justo Roldan.