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 pain mother's bedside. She's been troubled with whatever the old-timers name "Milk Sickness."
"My child boy..." she whispers ahead of dying.
Only later will the grieving Abe study that his mother's deadly disorder was once really the paintings of a vampire.
When the reality turns into identified to younger Lincoln, he writes in his magazine, "henceforth my lifestyles will likely be certainly one of rigorous research and devotion. I shall turn into a grasp of brain and physique. And this mastery shall have yet one purpose..." talented along with his mythical peak, energy, and ability with an ax, Abe units out on a direction of vengeance that might lead him the entire solution 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 mystery magazine of Abraham Lincoln, and have become the 1st dwelling individual to put eyes on it in additional than a hundred and forty years.
Using the magazine as his consultant and writing within the grand biographical form of Doris Kearns Goodwin and David McCullough, Seth has reconstructed the true lifestyles tale of our best president for the 1st time-all whereas revealing the hidden heritage at the back of the Civil battle and uncovering the position vampires performed within the delivery, development, and near-death of our country.