Mary Paige is a 17-year-old genius. Her photographic memory has made her smarter than anyone else, and more alone and lonely too. Her parents do not understand her. Her peers reject her. But her life changes during her senior year of high school. Mary Paige changes schools and it changes her life. Now she attends a special Academy of the Arts in a quiet mountain village, Idyllville. Little does anyone know: Idyllville is also the home of the Blood Vivicanti. Mary Paige’s photographic memory will make her one of the most dangerous creatures on the planet, once she becomes a part of this new breed of blood drinker who eats memories. International Bestselling Author ANNE RICE and BECKET bring you the first story of THE BLOOD VIVICANTI.