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When Anne Rice exploded onto the literary scene with the tales of the vampire Lestat, a new genre took flight. Her series dominated the bestseller charts for the years that followed, until she abandoned her New Orleans mansion, and the dark tales that haunted those shadowed hallways. Lestat and his kindred lay quietly in their silk lined coffins waiting for a new dark night.
In 2005 they walked again with the release of Stephanie Meyer’s Twilight, and the popularity of that novel and the books and movies that followed, breathed new life into the undead and the forces of darkness.
When Seth Grahame-Smith stumbled upon The Secret Journal of Abraham Lincoln, he decided to use the journal as his guide and 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 and near-death of our nation. Although Abraham Lincoln is widely revered for saving a Union and freeing millions of slaves, his fight against the forces of the undead has remained in the shadows for hundreds of years. (more…)
VJ Books Now Offers the Opportunity to Pre-Order Signed Limited Editions of Robert McCammon’s Mister Slaughter
Mister Slaughter is at once a classic portrait of an archetypal serial killer and an exquisitely detailed account of a fledgling nation still in the process of inventing itself. Suspenseful, illuminating, never less than compulsively readable, it is, by any measure, an extraordinary achievement, the largest accomplishment to date from one of our most gifted—and necessary—writers.
“Murder and ghoulish mayhem are the order of the day in bestseller McCammon’s colorful third thriller featuring problem-solver Matthew Corbett and his escapades in early 18th-century America” – Publisher’s Weekly.
The Library Journal says of Mister Slaughter “Fans of dark historicals will enjoy this thrill ride, but they should be ready for some heavy-handed violence with a balance of historical context and intrigue.”
Robert McCammon received the 2008 Grand Master Award from the World Horror Convention on March 29, 2008.
The publisher, Subterranean Press, has already put the first edition trade hardcover out of print. John Hutchinson, co-founder of VJ Books, said that he expects the limited edition to sell out quickly from his website, www.vjbooks.com.
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