LA DOLCE MORTE Rome 1959 and Count Dracula is about to marry the Moldavian Princess Asa Vajda. Journalist Kate Reed flies into the city to visit the ailing Charles Beauregard and his vampire companion Geneviève. Along with the undead British secret agent Bond, Kate is swiftly caught up in the mystery of the Crimson Executioner, who is bloodily dispatching vampire elders in the city. Also includes the brand-new novella Aquarius. Back in London, two party girls are found murdered, virtually drained of their blood. Kate Reed investigates, and finds herself face to face with an old enemy.
Queen Victoria consorts with Count Dracula in this ingenious historical romp peopled by historic characters.