Bathed in Blood: The Transfiguration of Ruxandra cel Rau

Bathed in Blood: The Transfiguration of Ruxandra cel Rau

by Alex O'Connell

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Bathed in Blood: The Transfiguration of Ruxandra cel Rau by Alex O'Connell

Set in sixteenth-century Transylvania, Bathed in Blood: The Transfiguration of Ruxandra cel Rău tells the story of the flight of Mihnea, son of Vlad Tepes, the Impaler, to Sibiu and the fate he and his family meet at the hands of the vampire Dimitrije Iaxici. It’s not just the monster that would become Jack the Ripper that is unleased upon the world but someone, something, far, far worse… his daughter, Ruxandra cel Rău. Bathed in Blood is a short story (circa 15,000 words) prequel to O’Connell’s full length novel The Whitechapel Vampire.

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BN ID: 2940032902638
Publisher: Alex O'Connell
Publication date: 11/26/2011
Sold by: Smashwords
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 596,319
File size: 119 KB
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

In his formative years Alex O’Connell deserted from the French Foreign Legion after mistaking it for the British Legion and finding that it was far from an ideal place to find cheap beer and a quiet game of dominoes with the lads. Despite the bad memories, he still finds himself singing Le Boudin when he’s drunk. He is unsure whether he would be permitted to enter Canada and uses it as an excuse for avoiding Belgium. Rumour has it that he was thrown out of the Cork affiliate of the LA street gang the Crips for being way too mean. But as O’Connell sagely says, you shouldn’t always listen to rumours. To his enduring shame, in 2008 he was blackballed by the Hell’s Angels after turning up for a Chapter meeting on his BMX bicycle, explaining that his Raleigh Chopper was being serviced by his friend Eddie. This is not likely to be true as Eddie denies even knowing O’Connell. Satanists and the Catholic Church are united in their condemnation of O’Connell. The Satanists have excommunicated him but this is a step too far for the Catholics who fear his reprisals. O’Connell’s wife has asked for a divorce for her birthday for the last three years but he has always ended up getting her something cheaper. His children, Dubhlainn, his favourite, the other boy and the girl, Deirbhile, all claim that they are adopted. Unsurprisingly, O’Connell doesn’t like to talk about himself much. He is available for weddings, christenings and bar mitzvahs and works cheaply. Alex O’Connell lives in fear of vampire attacks. He believes his special O-negative blood group makes him an especially attractive target. *** ‘O’Connell’s my kinda guy. I’d fix him a Daiquiri and take him marlin fishing. I could listen to those vampire stories of his for hours… well until about 9ish. After that I get a bit tired.’ Ernest Hemingway.

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Bathed in Blood: The Transfiguration of Ruxandra cel Rau 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 8 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Well written and well reserched with a rich storyline and a less frequented approach to the Dracul family.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Enjoyed this greatly. Will read the Whitechapel book next. This could be a very good series.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Name) Hemlock D-K. Darkstreak<br>Age) *facepaw*<br>Gender) Tom. How many shes do do you know named Hemlock?!<br>Looks) Yellowish pelt, and yellow eyes. He is roughly half the size of a full grown wolf. <br>Family) Dagger((Father)) Dismay((Mother)) Scythe((Brother)) Misery((Sister)) 007((Auntish))<br>Mate) None<br>Crush) Yes.<br>Kits) None<br>Personality) Calm, reasonable.<br>Siggy) &#8553 &#8551 or any other roman numerals d &#22232<br>Other) He doesn't like fighting as much as he likes herbs, but he doesn't want to be a med cat.<p>Name} Misery K. Darkstreak. Meh mom and bros call me Miz.<br>Age} *facepaw*<br>Gender} Furmale.<br>Looks} A very small light gray tabby with orange eyes and white paws.<br>Family} See Hemlock.<br>Mate} None.<br>Crush} Yes.<br>Kits} None.<br>Personality} She's a little implusive. When she thinks someone is annoying or getting too full of themself, she'll do the exact opposite of whatever they tell her. This usually happens with cats she doesn't trust, which is why she never did this to Thistlefang, Aspen, or Toxin. She is a rebel. <br>Siggy} Roman numerals, &#9832, and &#22232. <br>Other} Just ask.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Name: Phantomkit. Age: oh go.d Appearence: Pure black with a white Phantome of the Opera mask, perfect marking of it,over his right side of his face, green eyes. Parents: Heatfang and Striking (by blood.), (adopted by Cranestrike.) Themesong: Get out alive by three days grace Crush: looks down. Sparkkit Name: Crowkit Age: just g0nna skip for the rest of the time Appearence: all black with white and silver dapples, blue eyes Crush: Firekit Themesong: Sweet Dreams (original song.) Name: Bountykit Appearence: exactly like Striking Crush: mutters a name then smiles Themesong: Monsters by Eminem (<3 u emi!!!) Name: Silverkit Appearence: exact copy of the other Silverkit Crush: im de.ad so... Themesong: How to save a life by the fray
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
&#8643OutCast&#8642 <p> Age- 17 Moons <p> Gender- &femmale <p> Rank- As<.>sasin/Queen <p> Appearance- A pure white she cat with long legs and tail. She has pointed ears and a bushy tail. Her eyes are deep, dark scarlet red, just like blood. <p> Personality+ Di<.>e-for+her-clan kinda gal. Very loyal and shy. Hates Striking but afraid of him. Beleives in what is right. <p> History- Wanna know? Too bad. <p> Kin- to avoid anyone getting hurt, its classified and only available to special cats. <p> Mte- Duh, DeepThorn <p> Crush- Yo momma. Jk look up. <p> Kits- Seven unnamed ones and Nine adopted ones.*tears fur out* <p> Other- Not much else. <p> Themesong- Toy Soldier by Eminem! &hearts <p> &#9643 MoonLight &#9643 <p> Age- Thirteen Moons <p> Rank- New warrior <p> Gender- &female <p> Appearance- A sleek black she cat with white paws fading upwards to grey. Her ear tips are the same way and she has pale blue eyes. A fast runner and shy freind, she is funny and sweet. <p> Personality- Shh-Im-reading gal. She lokes to draw in the snow and write songs. Not a hunter or a fighter. <p> History- not much. <p> Kin- ThornTooth, brother. Dew, mother. <p> Mate- No. <p> Crush- *points away* look over there!!! <p> Kits- ... <p> Other- loves to swim and hates wolves and heights. <p> Themesong- Demons by ID!!!!! &hearts <p> &#9642 ThornTooth &#9642 <p> Age- Fourteen moons <p> Rank- new warrior <p> Gender- &male <p> Appearance- dark brown tabby tom with a strong build and long legs. His muzzle, paws, ears, and tailtip are crisp white. His eyes are green with white flecks. <p> Personality- Warm and kind. Likes to have snowball fights. <p> History- see Moon's. <p> Kin- Moonlight, sister. Dew, mother. <p> Mate- no. <p> Crush- used to. <p> Kits- No. <p> Other- meh. <p> Themesong- Lighters by Bad Meets Evil!!!!!!!!!! &hearts <p> OutCasts unnamed kits' bios will be at 'Sleet and Wind' first result! <p> This took me all night so appreciate it. <p> Thanks! For more, press the X to the upper right. Have a nice day!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Nightsky.13moons. Shecat. Black tabby with white tail belly muzzle flank paws and green eyes. Darkshard and Leafybreeze parents. Sandeyes and Feltclaw siblings. No crush. Silverfang mate. Waterkit,Ashpaw,Seakit,Clawkit,Splashkit,and Mosskit kits. <p> Waterkit.4 moons. Shecat. Silver with white splashed paws and blue eyes. Silverfang and Nightsky parents. Ashpaw,Seakit,Clawkit,Splashkit,and Mosskit. No mate crush or kits. <p> Clawkit.1 moon. Tom. Dark black tabby with huge claws. Silverfang and Nightsky parents. Ashpaw Waterkit Seakit Splashkit and Mosskit. No mate crush or kits. <p> Splashkit.1 moon. Shecat. Silver with white splashed paws. Silverfang and Nightsky. Ashpaw Waterkit Seakit Clawkit and Mosskit. No mate crush or kits. <p> Mosskit.1moon. Tom. Black with white paws tail underbelly flank scruff and muzzle. Silverfang and Nightsky. Ashpaw Seakit Waterkit Clawkit and Splashkit. No mate crush or kits.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Name:....... Age:twenty moons Gender:tom Description:large silvery tom with blue eyes Mate:nightsky Kits:patchkit,waterkit,seakit,ashkit,mosskit,clawkit and streamkit Crush:none besides nightsky History:dont remember Personality:kond loyal sneaky Other:has med cat skills but doesnt want to be a med cat
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Name: Ashpaw <p> Gender: shecat <p> Looks: black fur, big gray eyes <p> Personality: niave, kind, quiet <p> Crush: not telling <p> Mate: none <p> Kits: none <p> Rank: apprentice <p> Mentor: Silverfang <p> Parents: Nightsky and Silverfang <p> Siggy: &#10023 AP &#10023