An Embarrassment of Riches (Saint-Germain #24)
More than two decades strong, the Saint-Germain cycle is one of the most compelling works of dark fantasy and horror of our age.Historically accurate, often involving key events or figures from throughout world history, these deeply emotional novels have a devoted readership.Each novel is written as a stand-alone and they are not chronologically consecutive, so readers ma
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This 24th episode in the life of Saint-Germain, Rakoczy Ferancsi, Comes Santu-Germaniu in this book, takes place around 1270 at the court of Queen Kunegonda of Bohemia. At that time, Bohemia was a very rich country. And the count is moving through Kunegonda’s court with his usual grace and elegance, and so wealthy that his wealth is an embarrassment to the riches of the court.
But for the Comes, the bohemian court is not a pleasant place to be. He is very restricted is h...more
This is not a bad book...more
The Saint-Germain series is a series of "historical romances" set at various different times, in various different settings, featuring a main character who is functionally immortal. He is officially a vampire, although if you prefer your vampires to be traditionally super-powered, you may fi...more
This was probably one of the most tragic chapters in Saint Germain's existence and it is extremely sad that after so many years he finds himself once again at the whim of others. Rakoczy Ferncsi, as he i...more
The ultimate feeling upon completion was one o...more
This latest offering in the Saint Germain series more than lives up to my high expectations. Once more the Comte must carefully weave his way through court intrigues and plots, avoiding exposure of his true nature. There was no 'big romance' with one particular woman in this story unlike some of the...more