Sep 21, 2011

Preger Stakes Out "Vampire Academy'

Preger Entertainment reports it has acquired film rights to author Richelle Mead's New York Times best-selling 'paranormal romance' book series "Vampire Academy" :

"...teenager 'Rose Hathaway' is a 'dhampir', a half human/half vampire and guardian of the 'Moroi', a race of peaceful and magical mortal vampires who can walk in the daylight, survive by feeding off blood donors, grow old and die.

"Hidden deep in the forests of Montana is 'St. Vladimir's Academy', where Moroi and dhampirs learn to take their place in Moroi society. Rose must master her inherited abilities as a dhampir and earn the approval of the 'Royal Council', as guardian to 'Princess Lissa', her best friend and sole heir of one of the twelve 'Royal Families of Moroi'.

"Rose and Lissa share a mysterious psychic bond and sense of destiny, but first they must survive an intense social scene, politics and the physical challenges of Moroi life at the Academy.

"Outside the sanctuary of St. Vladimir's waits their greatest threat of all, the 'Strigoi', a race of bloodthirsty immortal vampires and predators of the Moroi..."

The "Vampire Academy" series, published in 34 countries, has sold over 3.5 million copies in North America and 1 million copies internationally.

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