By Alex Archer, Joe Nassise
The hunt for adolescence simply ends up in death…
The Blood Countess—Elizabeth Bathory, a real monster of history—is some of the most notorious serial killers. stated to have murdered 650 younger ladies for his or her blood, she believed bathing in it'll safeguard her energy and sweetness. It's a narrative that has consistently involved archaeologist and television host Annja Creed. anything so amazing may well purely be a narrative. So what's Annja to make of the lady she unearths loss of life at the aspect of the road…from blood loss?
There's anything eerie during this small Slovakian city, the place rumors of vampirism grasp unstated within the air. but, out of worry, the locals say not anything. close out through the police, Annja in basic terms digs deeper into the unusual loss of life, uncovering troubling scraps of evidence—and cover-ups. Her one lead is an enigmatic retired police officer who has been investigating the disappearance of greater than twenty ladies. them all younger. them all attractive.
The in simple terms manner Annja can see to discover if truth be told through turning into the Blood Countess's subsequent victim….
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I didn’t know it used to be so late,” she exclaimed. “Thanks to your time and strong good fortune in your undertaking! ” She shook Stone’s hand, acknowledged so long and headed quick around the park within the course from which she’d come. whilst she glanced again a number of moments later, Stone used to be nonetheless status within the comparable spot. Annja couldn’t say for yes, however it felt as though the lady was once staring at her. It used to be unusual sufficient to ship a relax racing up Annja’s again. while she bought a couple of blocks away, Annja stopped within the colour of a giant oak and pulled out her cellular phone. She dug round in her contacts until eventually she positioned the quantity she sought after after which dialed. the telephone rang two times earlier than a male voice spoke back. “Ahoj? ” “Hi, Henry, it’s Annja. ” Annja’s past love was once archaeology and she’d spent a great deal of time during the last a number of years elbow-deep in airborne dirt and dust at one dig web site or one other. accordingly, she had contacts worldwide, and Henry Vlahović used to be considered one of them. A professor of medieval heritage on the college of Budapest, he and Annja had met at a convention many years in the past. They’d struck up a friendship according to a mutual love of background and their fascination with medieval tradition. Vlahović switched from his local language, Czech, to English. “Annja! So sturdy to listen to from you. the place on this planet is the ravishing Ms. Creed at once, may perhaps I ask? ” Henry was once two times her age yet constantly flirted shamelessly, which Annja came upon endearing. whilst they’d first met he was once eager about all of her exploits, fairly together with her go back and forth for her paintings on Chasing History’s Monsters and the digs she assisted on. As a realistic shaggy dog story he’d as soon as despatched her a Where’s Waldo? calendar with the entire photographs of Waldo changed with tiny photographs of Annja. It used to be corny as heck yet had made her snigger, and for that reason he’d gotten into the behavior of asking the place she used to be each time they'd an opportunity to reconnect. “Funny you want to ask,” she stated with a grin. “I’m correct round the nook from you in Čachtice, Slovakia. ” “Čachtice? What on the earth are you doing... Oh. Báthory’s fort. I must have guessed. ” “Got it in a single, Henry,” Annja acknowledged. “Listen, sorry to name you all of the sudden like this... ” “You’re welcome to name each time, you recognize that. ” “Thanks. i used to be hoping you'll money into whatever for me. ” “What do you want? ” “I bumped into a gaggle in Čachtice this morning who acknowledged they have been doing a little paintings on behalf of the collage. whatever to do with tracing Hungarian bloodlines. are you aware something approximately that? ” “Not a thing,” he spoke back. “You’re definite it’s via us? ” “Absolutely. The touch on-site, a Diane Stone, proven it. ” “Well, I don’t comprehend something approximately it. and that i may, too—a undertaking like that might must be licensed via my workplace. What used to be the identify back? ” “Stone. Diane Stone. ” Annja may perhaps listen Henry rustling throughout the papers on his table. She’d been in his place of work as soon as and remembered an incredible metal affair nearly thoroughly lined with piles of free papers and dossier folders. How he chanced on whatever was once past her. “I’m the checklist of tasks we've got below manner right away and that i don’t see whatever approximately Hungarian family tree.