(From the publisher):
The Count is sent by the King of Poland to the court of Russia's Ivan IV, to use his alchemical skills to craft unearthly gems for the mad emperor. There he finds not only dark intrigue and heart-stopping danger, but a breathtakingly beautiful woman to whom he loses his heart.
Original title: Darker Jewels
Genre: Fiction→ Fantasy→ Dark Fantasy
Fiction→ Horror→ Vampires
Fiction→ Fantasy→ Historical