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Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter Audiobook

Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter

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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.

©2010 Seth Grahame-Smith (P)2010 Hachette Audio

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    "Fun read!"

    Abe Lincoln has been my favorite president since grade school and now i think i love him even more. This book took two of my favorite things ( Biographies and Vampires) and mashed them together in a fun way. I highly recommend this for someone looking for a fun read.

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    M. G. Smith Oxford, PA, United States 11-24-10
    M. G. Smith Oxford, PA, United States 11-24-10 Member Since 2013

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    "Unusual Premise Excellent Execution"

    This is not another vampire/twilight story but an incredible mix of fiction wrapped around well researched history. I am unable to explain it better without giving away the plot but do not be surprised if you find yourself giving anyone in sunglasses a thoughtful second look.

    Enjoyy

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    Erik United States 11-22-10
    Erik United States 11-22-10 Member Since 2015

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    "Interesting topic... Fair story"

    Seth Smith took the literary interest of Lincoln, mixed in the popularity of the Twilight series, and told it along a story line that paralleled The Da Vinci Code, and out came an interesting idea but marginally performed. The narration and story was good enough to keep me listening until the end. If you enjoy vampire books then it is likely worth a listen, otherwise spend your money on something else.

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    I found the story dull. Read more like a history synopsis rather than a story. The opening prologue leads you to believe there is more to this part, but it is just dropped and the ending was quite anti-climatic.

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    Mark DAYTON, NV, United States 11-07-10
    Mark DAYTON, NV, United States 11-07-10
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    "This is an Awesome audio book"

    I thought, when I saw this listed, yea right this isn't going to be cool. WAS I EVER WRONG!!! This Audio book was very cool, so cool that I just ordered the hard bound print for another go at it, My wife and Kids should enjoy this more than the twilight series, ALL I HAVE TO SAY IS GIVE US MORE!!!!!!!

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    Juan trenton, NJ, United States 11-04-10
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    "Awesome book"

    I loved this book. I don't want to write too much about it, I just loved it.

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    J. G. Davenport DALE CITY, VA United States of America 10-28-10
    J. G. Davenport DALE CITY, VA United States of America 10-28-10 Member Since 2015
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    "If only it were true, it would explain so much!"

    This book was so well written and contained so much writing based around historical events, that if you were inclined to believe in vampires, you would have thought this book was a biography, not historical fiction. I listened to it almost straight through, glued to my headphones.

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    rey carnegie, PA, United States 10-04-10
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    "imaginative. open objective and entertaining."

    Wow I saw all the parallels in this book with us history. very brave won't be liked by all but its a great story and I think it will make a great movie

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    dawn North Aurora, IL, United States 09-15-10
    dawn North Aurora, IL, United States 09-15-10
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    "Hmmmm!"

    Wow! What can I say about this book. It was quirky, unsual, intersting, engrossing and totally fun! Just reading the preview you can tell it was going to be different and it was. What a great break from the ho hum novels that are all in the same classic theme. I loved it!!!!!

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    Cynthia Canton, MO, United States 09-13-10
    Cynthia Canton, MO, United States 09-13-10
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    "Highly entertaining!!!"

    I find this book highly entertaining. I am enjoying the new spin on the old history and the things that accompany it. I would buy this book with or with out credits. It is really worth it.

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