Two years after a horrible incident made them run away, vampire princess Lissa and her guardian-in-training Rose are found and returned to St. Vladimir's Academy, where one focuses on mastering magic, the other on physical training, while both try to avoid the perils of gossip, cliques, gruesome pranks, and sinister plots.
Look out for Bloodlines , Richelle Mead s new series set in the world of Vampire Academy, coming August 2011! St. Vladimir s Academy isn t just any boarding school it s a hidden place where vampires are educated in the ways of magic and half-human teens train to protect them. Rose Hathaway is a Dhampir, a bodyguard for her best friend Lissa, a Moroi Vampire Princess. They ve been on the run, but now they re being dragged back to St. Vladimir s the very place where they re most in danger. . . . Rose and Lissa become enmeshed in forbidden romance, the Academy s ruthless social scene, and unspeakable nighttime rituals. But they must be careful lest the Strigoi the world s fiercest and most dangerous vampires make Lissa one of them forever.