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I received a free copy of this book in exchange for a review This review may contain spoilers.I ve seen vampires used a lot in fiction to date and it s always interesting to see the different kind of spins people put on the popular vampire myth even though I do think vampires have been over used to date.I know the historical account of the Countess Bathory and I felt this book was not only an interesting twist on the vampire story, but also on the story of the Countess despite the amou I received a free copy of this book in exchange for a review This review may contain spoilers.I ve seen vampires used a lot in fiction to date and it s always I received a free copy of this book in exchange for an honest review If I could give this 5 stars I would I was not initially familiar with the Countess, but I extremely fascinated with the story that opened up and consumed me entirely to the point that I will soon hit Google and getinformation This is an especially easy read, but also, rich with facts and even a note from the author explaining that some of the story has been changed in order for the story to flow correctly A wonderfu I received a free copy of this bo I received a complimentary copy of this book in exchange for an honest review.I love historical fiction and vampire lore, and this book does not disappoint It is a compelling read, telling a story within the story and weaving the two together skillfully, which is not always easily done This isn t your current young adult vampire story, but based on an actual historical figure, the Blood Countess, Elizabeth Bathory It touches on adult themes and has an intriguing plot twist on vampires that m I received a complimentary copy of this book in exchange for an honest review.I love historical fiction and vampire lore, and this book does not disappoint It is a compelling read, telling a story within the story and weaving the two together skillfully, which is not always easily done This isn t your current young adult vampire story, but based on an actual historical figure, the Blood Countess, Elizabeth Bathory It touches on adult themes and has an intriguing plot twist on vampires that makes you want to keep reading to see what happens next, both out of fascination, hope and fear for the young woman narrating it There are elements of intrigue, suspense, and careful attention to the small historical notes that make any reader of historical fiction happy.There are a few typos here and there that should be corrected on a future edit, but overall the pace of the book is good, the story is solidly researched, and you are drawn into it quickly.I would recommend this The story itself is a good one It jumps between the protagonist Kati and her service to Erzsebet Bathory, and Theodora s journal entries I think the introduction as a virus is a fresh spin on an old Vampire tale, and the author does a great job moving the story along I was whisked away to Hungary, Venice, and Vienna and thoroughly enjoyed the ride.This book would be five stars without its glaring issues with sentence structure, wording, and some confusing jumps between journal entries and the The story itself is a good one It jumps between the protagonist Kati and her service to Erzsebet Bathory, and Theodora s journal entries I think the introduction as a virus is a fresh spin on an old Vampire tale, and the author does a great job moving the story along I was whisked away to Hungary, Venice, and Vienna and thoroughly enjoyed the ride.This book would be five stars without its glaring issues with sentence structure, wording, and some confusing jumps between journal entries and the actual book chapters I also had a problem Do Vampires Live Forever Hell No Immortality Is EarnedThe Year Is 1609 And Fourteen Year Old Kati Lives A Quiet Rural Existence With Her Mother In The Outskirts Of Csejthe Castle, The Home Of The Powerful Countess Erzs Bet B Thory When The Countess Personally Shows Up At Kati S House Offering Her A Job As A Servant, She Is Happy To Go If It Ll Help Her Mother Break Out Of Poverty Once At The Castle The Countess Ensures That Kati Is Illiterate Before Giving Her The Task Of Binding A Series Of Centuries Old Notebooks Which Hide A Blood Soaked And Violent Past As The Months Progress Kati Discovers That Her New Mistress Is Fearsome, Cruel And Dangerous, But She Is Unable To Leave Without Fear Of Retribution She Realizes That Her Only Hope Of Understanding And Escaping The Countess Hides Within The Journals She Is Unable To Read Finding Herself In A Desperate Situation Kati Must Uncover The Secret Behind The Countess S Erratic Behavior And Stop Her Before It S Too Late For Her And Everyone She Loves. A wonderful, must read book, beautifully written with some great characters Already hooked, waiting super eagerly for the next in the series to come out and discover how the characters develop I especially enjoyed the chapter on the Order of the Knights of the True B I received this book free from Read It And Reap at Goodreads.com, in exchange for an honest review.Kati is a poor peasant girl whose fortunes apparently change overnight when she catches the eye of the Countess Elizabeth Bathory, who hires her to work as a servant in her castle Kati has been chosen because of her oxymoronic illiteracy and bookbinding ability The Countess has stacks and stacks of papers that she wishes to have bound into book form When one of the Countess wards befriends Kati I received this book free from Read It And Reap at Goodreads.com, in exchange for an honest review.Kati is a poor peasant girl whose fortunes apparently change overnig I was almost afraid to read this book because of some of the content While disturbing, it wasn t as graphic thank God as I thought it would be I had an interest in Elizabeth Bathory from other novels in which she was mentioned I have read quite a few biographies and while appreciating the facts, I found some very dry So I decided to go for a fictional account This book kept my interest from beginning to end I didn t go into it to tear it apart f I received complementary copy of this book for an honest review.Parental advisory this book portrays a warped sense of what Christianity is Priests who pray to God, capture, contain and rape vampires, all in the name of Jesus, as well as drink vampire blood to elongate their own lives I ve never read a vampire novel before, but it was a good read, with thought out, well developed characters I would have given this book a higher rating were it not for the graphic scenes beginning in chapter 8 I received complementary copy of this book for an honest review.Parental advisory this book portrays a warped sense of what Christianity is Priests who pray to God, capture, contain and rape vampires, all in the name of Jesus, as well as drink vampire blood to elongate their own lives I ve never read a vampire novel before, but it was a good read, with thought out, well developed characters I would have given this book a higher rating were it not for the graphic scenes beginning in chapter 8.I love how the book opens up to explain about a virus that changes your body composition and how the person then becomes Afflicted or otherwise known as a vampire It also explains from a first person point of view, all the myths about vampires, such as using garlic or a crucifix o ward off a vampire Silver is specifically pinpointed as something that can harm Timeline 1 1610 8 17 1614, Hungary Countess Erzs bet B thory her family the help lived in the Csejthe Castle 1250, N dasdy family.Kati Bosko Katalina her mom raised vegetables for her to sell at the daily market Her mother was a book binder by trade Countess Erzs bet B thory came to speak to the mother about Kati 14 coming to work for her.Done deal Count N dasdy husband had died several yrs ago.Kati was expected to be able to do about everything Bookbinding 1 of t Timeline 1 1610 8 17 1614, Hungary Countess Erzs bet B thory her family the help lived in the Csejthe Castle 1250, N dasdy family.Kati Bosko Katalina her mom raised vegetables for her to sell at the daily market Her mothe Bathorys Secret (Affliction Series #1)


About the Author: Romina Nicolaides

Romina has a Bachelor s degree in History and a Master s degree in Modern History both from the University of Reading in the United Kingdom Over the years she has completed a work placement at BBC History Magazine, worked as a freelancer at the History Channel and Goodlife Media Publications in London In recent years she has worked in Marketing as a translator and copywriter and in web content m Romina has a Bachelor s degree in History and a Master s degree in Modern History both from the University of Reading in the United Kingdom Over the years she has completed a work placement at BBC History Magazine, worked as a freelancer at the History Channel and Goodlife Media Publications in London In recent years she has worked in Marketing as a translator and copywriter and in web content management for a prominent bank in Cyprus.She is the author of Bathory s Secret, the first book in the Affliction series, a reexamination of the Vampire genre from arealistic and human perspective


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