Abraham Lincoln

Vampire Hunter

By Seth Grahame-Smith; Scott Holst (Read by)
(Hachette Audio, Compact Disc, 9781609419981)

Publication Date: April 2011

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Indiana, 1818. Moonlight falls through the dense woods that surround a one-room cabin, where a nine-year-old Abraham Lincoln kneels at his suffering mother's bedside. She's been stricken with something the old-timers call "Milk Sickness."

"My baby boy..." she whispers before dying.

Only later will the grieving Abe learn that his mother's fatal affliction was actually the work of a vampire.

When the truth becomes known to young Lincoln, he writes in his journal, "henceforth my life shall be one of rigorous study and devotion. I shall become a master of mind and body. And this mastery shall have but one purpose..." Gifted with his legendary height, strength, and skill with an ax, Abe sets out on a path of vengeance that will lead him all the way to the White House.

While Abraham Lincoln is widely lauded for saving a Union and freeing millions of slaves, his valiant fight against the forces of the undead has remained in the shadows for hundreds of years. That is, until Seth Grahame-Smith stumbled upon The Secret Journal of Abraham Lincoln, and became the first living person to lay eyes on it in more than 140 years.

Using the journal as his guide and writing in the grand biographical style of Doris Kearns Goodwin and David McCullough, Seth has reconstructed the true life story of our greatest president for the first time-all while revealing the hidden history behind the Civil War and uncovering the role vampires played in the birth, growth, and near-death of our nation. NEW! Watch Honest Abe in action here: http://www.hachettebookgroup.com/authors_ABLVH.aspx




About the Author
Seth Grahame-Smith is the "New York Times "bestselling author of "Abraham Lincoln, Vampire Hunter "and "Pride and Prejudice and Zombies".""In addition to adapting the screenplay for "Abraham Lincoln, Vampire Hunter", he also wrote Tim Burton s film "Dark Shadows". He lives in Los Angeles.

Scott Holst earned a Bachelor of Arts degree with an acting emphasis from San Diego State University. He has lived in Los Angeles since 1996 and has focused exclusively on voice-over work. A versatile voice-over actor, Scott was featured in the Warner Brothers animated film "The Ant Bully". He has also been featured in many radio and television commercials. His video game and interactive work includes voicing Eugene for "Whacked!" and Senel Coolidge in "Tales of Legendia". His narration work includes parts in "The Million Dollar Challenge" for the Discovery Channel and the audiobook "Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter" by Seth Grahame-Smith.
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