Bathed in Blood

Bathed in Blood

Book - 2015
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Baker & Taylor
Fascinated by the story of Elizabeth Bathory, one of the most infamous serial killers who was believed to have murdered 650 young women for their blood, archaeologist Annja Creed, while visiting a small Slovakian town, investigates the disappearance of 20 young women as rumors of vampirism run rampant. Original.

Harlequin
The quest for youth only leads to death

The Blood CountessElizabeth Bathory, a true monster of historyis one of the most infamous serial killers. Said to have murdered 650 young women for their blood, she believed bathing in it would preserve her vitality and beauty. It's a story that has always fascinated archaeologist and TV host Annja Creed. Something so fantastic could only be a story. So what is Annja to make of the girl she finds dying on the side of the roadfrom blood loss?

There's something eerie in this small Slovakian town, where rumors of vampirism hang unspoken in the air. Yet, out of fear, the locals say nothing. Shut out by the police, Annja only digs deeper into the strange death, uncovering troubling scraps of evidenceand cover-ups. Her one lead is an enigmatic retired police officer who has been investigating the disappearance of more than twenty women. All of them young. All of them beautiful.

The only way Annja can see to uncover the truth is by becoming the Blood Countess's next victim.



Publisher: Don Mills, Ont. : Worldwide, c2015
ISBN: 9780373621736
Branch Call Number: PB FIC ARC
Characteristics: 314 p. ;,18 cm.

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