|“||He seemed to glow with an inner light, one that enhanced his already handsome features. It was another rare and beautiful glimpse of the intense, passionate nature lying beneath the jokes. It came through in his art. It had come through when he kissed me.||”|
After an event that changed Sydney and Adrian’s lives forever, Sydney struggles to draw the line between her Alchemist teachings and what her heart is urging her to do. Then she meets alluring Marcus Finch, a former Alchemist who pushes her to rebel against the people who raised her. And when Sydney comes face to face with an evil magic user, she finally begins to embrace the mysterious magic she knows she holds within . . .
Populated with new faces as well as familiar ones, the Bloodlines series explores all the friendship, romance, battles, and betrayals that made the #1 New York Times bestselling Vampire Academy series so addictive—this time in a part-vampire, part-human setting where the stakes are even higher and everyone’s out for blood.
Amelia • Dimitri Belikov • Brayden Cartwright (mentioned) • Eddie Castile • Julia Cavendish • Claire Cipriano (mentioned) • Colleen • Keith Darnell (mentioned) • Angeline Dawes • Alicia DeGraw • Lia DiStefano (mentioned) • Clarence Donahue (mentioned) • Jillian Mastrano Dragomir • Lissa Dragomir • Marcus Finch • Rose Hathaway • Dale Hawthorne • Ms. Hayward (mentioned) • Hopper • Adrian Ivashkov • Daniella Ivashkov (mentioned) • Nathan Ivashkov • Tatiana Ivashkov (mentioned) • Zebulon Jameson (mentioned) • Ian Jansen • Joshua (mentioned) • Juan (mentioned) • Trey Juarez • Alana Kale (mentioned) • Sonya Karp • Craig Lo (mentioned) • Craig Lo's brother (mentioned) • Abe Mazur • Christian Ozera • Pete • Neil Raymond • Sabrina • Silver Tooth Sally (mentioned) • Carly Sage (mentioned) • Jared Sage • Mrs. Sage (mentioned) • Sydney Sage • Zoe Sage • Mrs. Santos • Kristin Sawyer • Donna Stanton • Wendy Stone • Mikhail Tanner • Jaclyn Terwilliger • Veronica Terwilliger (mentioned) • Lynne Titus (mentioned) • Tony • Travis (mentioned) • Micah Vallence • Wade • Mrs. Weathers • Mrs. Whittaker • Malachi Wolfe
- The cover shows Marcus (on the left), Sydney (center) and Adrian (on the right).
- According to Mead, this is the hottest book she has ever written.
- Mead said there's no love triangle between Marcus/Sydney/Adrian.
- There is a mistake in the book, as they accidently said that Tatiana Ivashkov was Christian's great aunt, not Adrian's.
- Germany: Magisches Erbe – publ.: November 12, 2013
- Poland: Magia Indygo (Engl. The Indigo Magic) – publ.: September 11, 2013