By Seth Grahame-Smith
Indiana, 1818. Moonlight falls in the course of the dense woods that encompass a one-room cabin, the place a nine-year-old Abraham Lincoln kneels at his agony mother's bedside. She's been bothered with whatever the old-timers name "Milk Sickness."
"My child boy..." she whispers earlier than dying.
Only later will the grieving Abe study that his mother's deadly illness used to be truly the paintings of a vampire.
When the reality turns into recognized to younger Lincoln, he writes in his magazine, "henceforth my lifestyles will likely be one in every of rigorous examine and devotion. I shall develop 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 direction of vengeance that may lead him all of the option to the White House.
While Abraham Lincoln is commonly lauded for saving a Union and releasing thousands of slaves, his valiant struggle opposed to the forces of the undead has remained within the shadows for centuries. that's, until eventually Seth Grahame-Smith stumbled upon The mystery magazine of Abraham Lincoln, and have become the 1st residing 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 variety of Doris Kearns Goodwin and David McCullough, Seth has reconstructed the true existence tale of our best president for the 1st time-all whereas revealing the hidden historical past at the back of the Civil struggle and uncovering the function vampires performed within the start, progress, and near-death of our kingdom.
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Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter by Seth Grahame-Smith