Dark Symphony Edit
Josef first appears in Dark Symphony as an annoyance to his uncle Byron. Josef likes rapping and painting and he is trying to master his Carpathian powers, such as shapeshifting and flying. He is injured by a Jaguar but recovers.
Dark Celebration Edit
Josef is twenty-one years old in Dark Celebration. In this book, he meets Skyler Daratrazanoff and Joshua Houton for the first time after communicating online with them for months. Josef and Skyler become best friends. Josef also performs a rap version of "Jingle Bells" at the Christmas party.
Dark Peril Edit
In Dark Peril, Josef has developed a computer virus that destroys the vampire hunters' database of psychic women.
Dark Wolf Edit
In Dark Wolf, Skyler, Paul Chevez, and Josef travel to the Carpathian Mountains to rescue Dimitri from the Lycans. Skyler is badly wounded and Dimitri has to take possession of her soul to keep her on this plane of existence while Josef feeds her his blood to convert her into a Carpathian.
Dark Promises Edit
In Dark Promises, Josef is looking into the database of psychics from the Morrison Institute, searching for human women that could be possible lifemates.