The Blood Countess
“Pandora English is no ordinary small town orphan. When she’s invited to live with her mysterious Great-Aunt Celia in New York City, she seizes the opportunity to escape her stifling hometown, break from her tragic past and make it as a writer.
Things, however, are not what she is expecting. For starters, her great-aunt’s gothic mansion is in a mist-wreathed Manhattan suburb that doesn’t appear on maps. And then there’s Celia herself- a former designer to the stars of Hollywood’s Golden Age – who is elegant, unnaturally young and always wearing a veil.
Pandora lands a job at a fashion magazine and her first assignment is covering the A-list launch of the latest miracle cream, BloodofYouth. But something is not right about the product, nor Athanasia, the drop-dead beautiful face of the brand. It seems there may be a secret ingredient in BloodofYouth, a secret worth killing for…
In The Blood Countess – the first novel in the new Pandora English series – bestselling author Tara Moss brings her trademark macabre and lifelong love of the paranormal to the fashion world with a twist.” (from PandoraEnglish.com)
Paperback Info: ISBN 9781405040143, Pan Macmillan Australia, November 2010
The Spider Goddess
“It’s been two months since Pandora English left her small hometown to live with her mysterious great-aunt in a haunted mansion in Spektor, the fog-wreathed suburb of Manhattan that doesn’t appear on any map.
With the help of her great-aunt and the beautiful, but dead, Lieutenant Luke, Pandora is beginning to understand the significance of the Lucasta family heritage her late mother kept secret from her. Pandora is heir to a great gift – a gift that comes with a frightening responsibility. And when a new designer arrives in town, Pandora soon discovers that this designer’s ambitions extend far beyond taking over the fashion world, one knit at a time…” (from PandoraEnglish.com)
Paperback Info: ISBN 9781742610030, Pan Macmillan Australia, December 1, 2011