In A Year (Vampire Academy Fanfic)
Takes place in Spirit Bound.
After those famous four words, Rose is left heartbroken and alone. When she decides that she's done with the life she's been leading, she goes to Lissa and begs her to give her some time off. Being her compassionate friend, Lissa gives Rose a year to go off into the world and leave, so Rose goes off to the one place no one would think to look for her. Istanbul with her father.
When the year is over, Rose returns. How will the others be affected by her return? Dimitri has missing Rose, regretting how he pushed her away and hurt her, but this time, will Rose and her cold, merciless new heart let in the only man she's ever loved? OR will Dimitri's attempts to win his Roza back be futile and hopeless? And with a new threat on Lissa's life, Rose and Dimitri are forced to work together. Will Dimitri be able to break down the protective walls surrounding his Roza's heart, before tragedy strikes..?