Download E-books Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter PDF

By Seth Grahame-Smith

Indiana, 1818. Moonlight falls throughout 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 bothered with anything 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 used to be truly the paintings of a vampire.

When the reality turns into identified to younger Lincoln, he writes in his magazine, "henceforth my lifestyles might be one in all rigorous examine and devotion. I shall turn into a grasp of brain and physique. And this mastery shall have yet one purpose..." proficient along with his mythical peak, power, and ability with an ax, Abe units out on a course of vengeance that would lead him all of the technique to the White House.

While Abraham Lincoln is greatly lauded for saving a Union and releasing 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 advisor and writing within the grand biographical kind 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 historical past at the back of the Civil battle and uncovering the position vampires performed within the delivery, development, and near-death of our kingdom.
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Download E-books From Demons to Dracula: The Creation of the Modern Vampire Myth PDF

In blood-soaked lore passed down the centuries, the vampire is a monster of unending fascination: from Bram Stoker’s Dracula to Buffy the Vampire Slayer, this seductive lover of blood haunts pop culture and inhabits our darkest imaginings. The cultural background of the vampire is a wealthy and sundry story that's now ably documented in From Demons to Dracula, a compelling research of the vampire delusion that unearths why this creature of the undead fascinates us so.

Beresford’s chronicle roams from the mountains of jap Europe to the foggy streets of Victorian England to Hollywood, as he investigates the portrayal of the vampire in background, literature, and artwork. starting with the unique Dracula, Vlad the Impaler, and his prestige as a countrywide hero in Romania, he endeavors to winnow out truths from the complicated legend and folklore. From Demons to Dracula tracks the evolution of the vampire as an icon and supernatural creature, drawing on classical Greek and Roman myths, witch trials and medieval plagues, Gothic literature, or even modern works akin to Anne Rice’s Interview with a Vampire and Elizabeth Kostova’s The Historian.  Beresford additionally seems to be on the frequent impression of monitor vampires from tv indicates, vintage videos starring Bela Lugosi and Christopher Lee, and more moderen movies reminiscent of Underworld and Blade.  Whether as a demon of the underworld or a light-fearing hunter of people, the vampire has persisted in the course of the centuries, the publication unearths, as powerfully symbolic determine for human matters with lifestyles, dying, and the afterlife.

A wide-ranging and engrossing chronicle, From Demons to Dracula casts this blood-thirsty nightstalker as a remarkably advanced and telling totem of our nightmares, actual and imagined.
 
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Download E-books Much Ado About Vampires: A Dark Ones Novel PDF

Corazon Ferreira is a jaded girl. seems she was once a vampire's mate in a previous lifestyles. And regardless of how distractingly stunning he's, she simply cannot get a dead ringer for him killing anyone out of her head. yet while her existence is dependent upon him, Corazon's going to need to cease overthinking things-and commence trusting her heart...
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Download E-books Blood Maidens (James Asher Vampire) PDF

By Barbara Hambly

The new 'James Asher’ vampire novel from the best-selling author
It’s 1911. battle is coming, and in line with one of many vampires of St. Petersburg, the Kaiser is making an attempt to recruit vampires. James Asher, Oxford don and previously on His Majesty’s mystery provider, is pressured to workforce up back along with his vampire associate Don Simon Ysidro for a trip to the subarctic Russian capital. Are they at the path of a rogue vampire with a plan to accomplish the ability to stroll in sunlight? Asher wonders. Or is Ysidro’s genuine schedule to hunt the lady he as soon as enjoyed? . . .
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Download E-books Unseen (The Vampire Diaries: The Salvation, Book 1) PDF

By Aubrey Clark

The best threats are those unseen….
For what appears like the 1st time, Elena and her neighbors are satisfied. Elena and Stefan have equipped a house for themselves in Dalcrest, and all of Elena’s associates are as in love as she and Stefan are. Even Damon is having fun with vacationing his favourite outdated haunts in Europe, and is extra stunned than a person that he’s touring with Katherine. yet in recent years, Elena’s father or mother senses are on area, and she or he can’t forget about the sensation that hazard is coming.
When a brand new possibility arrives in Dalcrest, Elena’s worst fears develop into a truth. quickly, she and Stefan are fighting a vicious outdated one that is usually simply out in their succeed in. And while Damon and Katherine are faced with an odd and mysterious enemy, Elena concerns the assaults are associated.
As darkish forces shut in, Elena, Stefan, and Damon fight to outlive the one method they comprehend how—together. yet their lives are striking within the stability, and each second they proportion should be their last…
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Download E-books Dracula The Vampire Legend: 70 Years On Film PDF

By Robert Marrero

No different e-book captures the real essence of the vampire motion picture in addition to this ebook. From Nosferatu (1922) to Bram Stoker's Dracula (1992), Dracula, the Vampire Legend On movie is the definitive consultant to the Vampire cinema. hundreds of thousands of vampire video clips are coated and reviewed via movie researcher Robert Marrero, the writer of Vampires, Hammer variety, Horrors of Hammer and Nightmare Theatre. the varied stories comprise: the common and Hammer classics; the modern and vague vampire motion pictures or even the various foreign-made flicks. Over one hundred fifty blood- curdling illustrations captures the frightening essence of the vampire cinema. The vampire movie is the main interesting of the entire motion picture horrors and this ebook might be the main in-depth survey at the style. This ebook is a needs to for all enthusiasts of horror and vampire motion pictures. Over one hundred fifty black-and-white illustrations and a whole movie index make this ebook the definitive advisor to the vampire movie
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