Monday, March 29, 2010

Hatchette Audio Book Giveaway: Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter by Seth Grahame-Smith

Thanks to Anna and Hatchette Book Group, we are giving away 3 unabridged audio books of Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter by Seth Grahame-Smith.

About the Book:
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.

Watch Honest Abe in action here:

About the Author, courtesy of the publisher:
Seth Grahame-Smith is a film and television writer/producer, semi-frequent blogger, and bestselling author. His first novel, Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, debuted at #3 on the New York Times bestseller list. Since its release in April 2009, it's sold over a million copies and been translated into 20 languages. Seth is also the Co-Creator/Executive Producer of the upcoming MTV comedy series, "The Hard Times of RJ Berger." He lives in Los Angeles with his wife and son.

Intrigued? Read an excerpt here. Or listen to an excerpt on the Hatchette site.
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To enter please just share why you'd like to win this book.

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The contest is limited to US and Canada only. No P.O. boxes. The contest ends at noon on April 30, 2010.

Thank you so much, Anna and Hatchette Book Group for sponsoring this giveaway!


  1. I love audio books. They keep me company to and from work. This sounds so strange. I do think it would be a good listen.

    I am a follower via GFC.


  2. To be quite honest, I did not know that Abraham Lincoln had been influenced by his mother to become a vampire hunter. I never knew that his mother's death had been possibly attributed to a vampire. This would be such a fascinating book to read about a man that I greatly admired but did not know about this driving force within him.

    Thank you,


  3. I am very intrigued about this story.
    Please count me in. I love audio books, as I not a very good reader.
    I am a follower.


  4. Abe Lincoln, vampires, the Civil War? Sure, why not! Sounds intriguing. Please count me in!


  5. I already have the book version of this sitting on my night stand, so it would be nice to have the audio version to listen to in the car! I am a follower via email and google connect.

  6. would love to win this because I love the whole history mashed with literary horror lore thing. i heard an author interview on NPR that convinced me not to miss this one


  7. I had no idea about this side of Abraham Lincoln and would love to read this book to find out more about it.

  8. I have never listened to an audio book. I'm interested in trying one and this seems like a great book to listen to.

    I'm a follower.

    Tracey D
    booklover0226 at gmail dot com

  9. Yay vampires! Yay my favorite President xD


  10. I have always been intrigued by Abraham Lincoln. I didn't know about this side of him. I would love to read more about it. Follower of the blog. Thanks for the chance. bekki1820cb at gmail

  11. I love listening to audiobooks. They make my drives enjoyable!
    I am a follower!

  12. I like anything Abraham Lincoln!

    Google follower!


  13. This sounds like a fun story! The next best thing to a zombie story: Abe Lincoln hunting vampires!

    nfmgirl AT gmail DOT com

  14. I love this time in history and love vampires, it's a great mix. ;)

    I follow on gfc/blogger.

  15. I've never read an audio book. I think it would be relaxing like to try it.

    I am a follower

  16. I'd like to win because I've never listened to an audio book. think it's would be relaxing, I'd like to try it.

  17. I'm curious to see how they mashed the two together. Should be a fun & interesting story. Heh. Plus, I love listening to audiobooks.

    I follow. :0)

    librarygrinch at gmail dot com

  18. I've been waiting forever for this book from the libary! And I'm a follower


  19. Historical fiction... AND vampires! Count me in! Thanks for the giveaway

    Vicki J. Wade

  20. I have been wanting to read this book since it came out. It would be awesome to do stuff while listening to it. I love his take Pride and Prejudice.

  21. I have never read an audio book before but would be interested in trying one. Also, I love reading about vampires. Please enter me in contest.

  22. Vampires are sexy!!

  23. 1. Love audio books!
    2. Love vampire books!
    3. Love history books!
    4. Love that it's all rolled into one!

  24. This book sounds very interesting to me. Would love to read it. I am a follower.
    Sue B

  25. I'm not sure why I want to read this, I guess it just sounds interesting.
    I follow as "rsg"

  26. I turn to a vampire any time i want to. i become a vampire because of how people treat me, this world is a wicked world and not fair to any body. at the snack of my finger things are made happened. am now a powerful man and no one step on me without an apology goes free. i turn to human being also at any time i want to. and am one of the most dreaded man in my country. i become a vampire through the help of my friend who introduce me into a vampire kingdom by given me their email. if you want to become a powerful vampire kindly contact the vampire kingdom on their email