“This prequel to Dracula, written in collaboration by Dacre Stoker—Bram Stoker’s great grand-nephew—and J.D. Barker, dives deeper into the origins of the famous vampire, while delivering chills and thrills in a historical setting.”
In 1868, twenty-one-year-old Bram Stoker must face a horrifying evil. With holy water, crucifixes, and a rifle, he must survive the longest night of his young life. As a child, Bram was bedridden, cared for by a young woman named Ellen Crone. After strange deaths occur in a nearby town, Bram and his sister Matilda uncover a weird pattern of behavior in Ellen before she vanishes from their lives.
When Matilda returns from her studies in Paris, years later, she confides in Bram that she’s seen Ellen again after all those years, and the nightmare they thought was over begins once again.
Why we’re excited about this book:
This prequel to Dracula, written in collaboration by Dacre Stoker—Bram Stoker’s great grand-nephew—and J.D. Barker (The Fourth Monkey, The Fifth to Die), dives deeper into the origins of the famous vampire, while delivering the chills and thrills in a historical setting. Drafted from Bram Stoker’s own notes and texts, we also get a glimpse into the life of the celebrated author who created Dracula. Coming 2 October 2018 from G.P. Putnam’s Sons, Dracul by Dacre Stoker and J.D. Barker is available for pre-order right now.