Borne in Blood

Borne in Blood

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The Year is 1817. In Switzerland, the Count Saint-Germain leads a comfortable life with his paramour Hero, whose husband died fighting Napoleon. Saint - Germain's loving kindness cannot keep Hero from missing her children, who are being raised by their hard-hearted grandfather.The Count has become intrigued by the work of an Austrian noble investigating the properties of blood, a subject always of keen interest to a vampire. But when the noble's beautiful ward fixates sexually on the Count, the vampire fears for himself and his gentle lover.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 368 pages
  • 154.94 x 233.68 x 38.1mm | 589.67g
  • St Martin's Press
  • Tor Books
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 0765317133
  • 9780765317131

About Chelsea Quinn Yarbro

Chelsea Quinn Yarbro has been nominated for the Edgar, the World Fantasy, and the Bram Stoker Awards. She has received the Knightly Order of the Brasov Citadel from the Transylvanian Society of Dracula and was the novelist Guest of Honor at the First World Dracula Congress in Romania. Yarbro lives in Berkeley, CA.show more

Review quote

"This book should be savored like fine wine."--"Publishers Weekly" (starred review) on "Roman Dusk" "Quinn Yarbro is one of our finest writers and craftpersons, incapable of a slack paragraph, or a fuzzy thought. Everything is perfectly focused, everything is expertly accomplished. The Count remains a vibrantly original character, one of the greatest contributions to the horror genre."--Peter Straubshow more

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192 ratings
3.89 out of 5 stars
5 34% (66)
4 31% (60)
3 27% (51)
2 5% (9)
1 3% (6)
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