Pandora English is no ordinary small town orphan. When she's invited
to live with her mysterious Great-Aunt Celia in New York City, she
seizes the opportunity to escape her stifling hometown, break from her
tragic past and make it as a writer.
Things, however, are not what she is expecting. For starters, her
great-aunt's gothic mansion is in a mist-wreathed Manhattan suburb that
doesn't appear on maps. And then there's Celia herself - a former
designer to the stars of Hollywood's Golden Age - who is elegant,
unnaturally young and always wearing a veil.
Pandora lands a job at a fashion magazine and her first assignment
is covering the A-list launch of the latest miracle cream,
BloodofYouth. But something is not right about the product, nor
Athanasia, the drop-dead beautiful face of the brand. It seems there
may be a secret ingredient in BloodofYouth, a secret worth killing
In The Blood Countess - the first novel
in the new Pandora English series - bestselling
author Tara Moss brings her trademark macabre and lifelong love of the
paranormal to the fashion world with a twist.
About The Author
Born in Victoria, BC, Tara Moss is a dual Australian/Canadian
citizen. When not writing her next novel she enjoys reading voraciously
and riding her motorcycle (though never at the same time), spending
time with her pet python, Thing, collecting morbid Memento Mori and
Victoriana, and serving as a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador and ambassador
for the Royal Institute for Deaf and Blind Children. She is married to
Australian poet and philosopher Dr. Berndt Sellheim.