From the book jacket:
Late one night, exploring her father's
library, a young woman finds an ancient book
and a cache of yellowing letters. The
letters are all addressed to "My dear and
unfortunate successor," and they plunge
her into a world she never dreamed of a
labyrinth where the secrets of her father's
past and her mother's mysterious fate
connect to an inconceivable evil hidden in
the depths of history.
The letters provide links to one of the darkest powers that humanity has ever known and to a centuries-long quest to find the source of that darkness and wipe it out. It is a quest for the truth about Vlad the Impaler, the medieval ruler whose barbarous reign formed the ...
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