Countess Erzsebet Bathory, the Blood Countess, is one of the most prolific female serial killers in history. A member of Hungarian nobility, she murdered at least 35 girls, and, legend has it, bathed in their blood. Johns recreates Bathory's story in her own words, in this novel. 304 p.

The Countess 2010, Crown Publishing Group (NY), New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780307588456