Anna Dressed in Blood to be Developed by Stephenie Meyer for Film

Anna Dressed in Blood by Kendare Blake
Stephenie Meyer the writer of the Twilight series is set to develop Kendare Blake’s book Anna Dressed in Blood for film. This is one of my favorite books of all time along with the sequel Girl of Nightmares.

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Summary (via jacket copy):
Just your average boy-meets-girl, girl-kills, people story…

Cas Lowood has inherited an unusual vocation: he kills the dead.

So did his father before him, until his gruesome murder by a ghost he sought to kill. Now, armed with his father’s mysterious and deadly athame, Cas travels the country with his kitchen-witch mother and their spirit-sniffing cat. Together they follow legends and local lore, pesky things like the future and friends at bay.

When they arrive in a new town in search fo a ghost the locals call Anna Dressed in Blood, Cas doesn’t expect anything outside of the ordinary: move, hunt, kill. What he finds instead is a girl  entangled in curses and rage, a ghost like he’s never faced before. She still wears the dress she wore on the day of her brutal murder in 1958: once white, but now stained red and dripping blood. Since her death, Anna has killed any and every person who has dared to step into the deserted Victorian house she used to call home.

But she, for whatever reason, spare his life.

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