Archive for March, 2010

Abraham Lincoln is going to stake some undead asses and other historical thrillers

Posted in books, pop culture, vampires with tags , , on March 3, 2010 by Paxton

Well, here’s some pretty awesome news. Seth Grahame-Smith, author of Pride and Prejudice and Zombies has released his next book. And it’s another fusing of old and AWESOME. It’s called Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter.

Abraham Lincoln Vampire Hunter

The story surrounds a newly found “journal of Abraham Lincoln” that has never before been seen by anyone. In it, we discover that Lincoln’s mother was killed by a vampire over one of his father’s debts.  When the truth became known to the young Abraham Lincoln, he wrote in his journal: “henceforth my life shall be one of rigorous study and devotion. I shall become learned in all things—a master of mind and body. And this mastery shall have but one purpose.”

Using the newly found journal as his guide, Grahame-Smith tells the unknown history of one of our greatest presidents and his quest to kill every undead demon he comes across.

I’ll admit, vamps have become a little played out the last few years (thank you, Twilight).  However, this idea is cool and I’m 98% sure these vamps won’t sparkle in the f***ing sun.

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