Seth Grahame-Smith has finished up work on his sequel to “Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter,” the hit novel that spawn a feature film from Fox in 2012 directed by Timur Bekmambetov.
The author and producer/screenwriter posted the pic you see here via social media. Proofing is complete and now it’s off to the printers for a January 13th release from Grand Central Publishing.
The novel focuses on Henry Sturges, the man who mentored Abraham Lincoln and made him the bad-ass vampire hunter that he was. Here’s the official description:
In Reconstruction-era America, vampire Henry Sturges is searching for renewed purpose in the wake of his friend Abraham Lincoln’s shocking death.
It will be an expansive journey that will first send him to England for an unexpected encounter with Jack the Ripper, then to New York City for the birth of a new American century, the dawn of the electric era of Tesla and Edison, and the blazing disaster of the 1937 Hindenburg crash. Along the way, Henry goes on the road in a Kerouac-influenced trip as
Seth Grahame-Smith ingeniously weaves vampire history through Russia’s October Revolution, the First and Second World Wars, and the JFK assassination.
Expansive in scope and serious in execution, THE LAST AMERICAN VAMPIRE is sure to appeal to the passionate readers who made Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter a runaway success.