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 anguish mother's bedside. She's been troubled 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 disease 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 existence will be considered one of rigorous examine and devotion. I shall develop into a grasp of brain and physique. And this mastery shall have yet one purpose..." talented along with his mythical peak, power, and ability with an ax, Abe units out on a direction of vengeance that might lead him all of the strategy 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 residing individual to put eyes on it in additional than a hundred and forty years.
Using the magazine as his advisor and writing within the grand biographical type of Doris Kearns Goodwin and David McCullough, Seth has reconstructed the real existence tale of our best president for the 1st time-all whereas revealing the hidden historical past in the back of the Civil conflict and uncovering the position vampires performed within the start, progress, and near-death of our state.
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