When I sat down to write a story about the infamous Count Dracula, I didn’t realize that my characters would be the ones to tell the story. During the early stages of my work, I would often discuss plotlines with my husband, Joseph while we were cooking dinner. When I finished relating what I had written that day, he would often ask, "What happens next?" My answer was always the same, "I really don’t know yet, I will see what they have in mind tomorrow." This answer seemed to puzzle him, but it made perfect sense to me. Each and every time I sat down to write, my characters spoke to me in a way I never expected. The end result was the creation of an epic tale of what it means to live as a creature of the night.
Dracula Unmasked offers readers a different perspective on the ethereal realm of vampires and the earthbound spirits who keep them company, in a place called the Otherworld. Accompanying Count Dracula on a journey through time are Jack the Ripper, a former Prince of England, a poet and a group of misfit children; together encountering an array of historical figures including, Elizabeth Bathory a.k.a. the Blood Countess, Adolph Hitler, Vincent van Gogh, Charles Manson and even Bram Stoker, himself.
For a limited time only, readers can purchase a first edition signed copy of Dracula Unmasked directly through my website, pamelajrauch.com at an exclusive rate beginning Black Friday through December 31, 2019. My novel is also available on Amazon.