Advance reader reviews of House of Bathory by Linda Lafferty.

House of Bathory

By Linda Lafferty

House of Bathory
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  • Published in USA  Jan 2014,
    486 pages.

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  • Donna T. (Orlando, FL)


    Thrilling
    At first, I did not find the book to my liking. But as I moved through the first part I found myself rushing to find out what would happen next.The author deftly switches from 2010 to 1610, while keeping the reader totally focused on what is being read at the moment. Even though the plot felt a little "improbable" and the language a little "dumbed down", it did not deter my enjoyment and excitement as I moved into the evil world of the Bathory's. It would make a great Halloween read for a book club.
  • Mary Lou C. (Shenandoah Junction, WV)


    Great Historical Novel
    The author has a gift for bringing historical events to life with her own special spin. In this tale, she uses characters and events that spawned legends of Count Dracula and dark castles.
    Ms. Lafferty masterfully, weaves back and forth between modern day and 17th century eastern Europe.
    I loved this book as much as her previous offering, "The Bloodletter's Daughter". I couldn't put it down.
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