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 agony mother's bedside. She's been bothered with whatever the old-timers name "Milk Sickness."
"My child boy..." she whispers ahead of dying.
Only later will the grieving Abe examine that his mother's deadly disorder 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 among rigorous examine and devotion. I shall turn into a grasp of brain and physique. And this mastery shall have yet one purpose..." proficient together with his mythical top, power, and ability with an ax, Abe units out on a direction of vengeance that would lead him the entire method to the White House.
While Abraham Lincoln is greatly lauded for saving a Union and liberating 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 a hundred and forty years.
Using the magazine as his advisor and writing within the grand biographical form 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 background in the back of the Civil struggle and uncovering the position vampires performed within the delivery, progress, and near-death of our state.