By Seth Grahame-Smith
Indiana, 1818. Moonlight falls during the dense woods that encompass a one-room cabin, the place a nine-year-old Abraham Lincoln kneels at his soreness mother's bedside. She's been troubled with whatever the old-timers name "Milk Sickness."
"My child boy..." she whispers prior to dying.
Only later will the grieving Abe study that his mother's deadly ailment was once really the paintings of a vampire.
When the reality turns into identified to younger Lincoln, he writes in his magazine, "henceforth my existence might be certainly one of rigorous examine and devotion. I shall turn into a grasp of brain and physique. And this mastery shall have yet one purpose..." proficient along with his mythical top, power, and talent with an ax, Abe units out on a course of vengeance that may lead him the entire approach to the White House.
While Abraham Lincoln is generally lauded for saving a Union and liberating hundreds of thousands of slaves, his valiant struggle opposed to the forces of the undead has remained within the shadows for centuries. that's, till Seth Grahame-Smith stumbled upon the key magazine of Abraham Lincoln, and have become the 1st dwelling individual to put eyes on it in additional than one hundred forty years.
Using the magazine as his advisor and writing within the grand biographical kind of Doris Kearns Goodwin and David McCullough, Seth has reconstructed the genuine existence tale of our best president for the 1st time-all whereas revealing the hidden historical past in the back of the Civil struggle and uncovering the position vampires performed within the beginning, progress, and near-death of our kingdom.
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Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter by Seth Grahame-Smith