Book Review: Dracula’s Mistress



Author – Carmen Stefanescu

First Published – 2017

Genre – Historical fiction

SubGenre – Romantic elements, paranormal elements

Setting – 15th century Walachia (Romania) at the time of Vlad the Impaler

Heroine – Angela

Hero – Vlad the Impaler, ruler of Walachia

Major Theme – Love survives violence, intrigue, chaos, politics, and power struggles.

Descriptors – dark and suspenseful, brooding with betrayals and deep emotion, exquisitely textured historical tapestry

Memorable Supporting Character – Angela’s cold and calculating mother gives the reader chills.

Fun Tidbit – The lead male character is Vlad the Impaler, the historical basis of the Dracula legend.

Memorable Line – All present bowed deeply as if felled by the harvester’s scythe.

Memorable Line – Darkness settled its heavy wings over the castle.

Chosen Book of the week on Goodreads MFRW! This books is a must read! 

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Cheers & Happy Reading!

Flossie Benton Rogers, Conjuring the Magic in Romance

8 thoughts on “Book Review: Dracula’s Mistress

  1. Mae Clair

    I completely agree that this book is a “must read.” The historical detail is riveting. I’ve enjoyed all of Carmen Stefanescu’s work, but Dracula’s Mistress is in a league of its own. Highly recommended!

  2. carmens007

    Thank you. Flossie, for your kindness in haivng a post with Dracula’s Mistress! I am so, so glad you enjoyed the story, the historical part that nobody told so far.


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