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Don’t Forget! Tomorrow ‘The Strain’ Hits Bookshelves!

June 1, 2009 at 8:08 pm by xoanon  - 

Guillermo del Toro is on a book tour in LA promoting ‘The Strain’, he will also swing by New York for Fangoria. And while most of us would like to see him back in New Zealand working on ‘The Hobbit’, I am sure many others are excited to meet him!

Take a look at a few goodies the marketing department for ‘The Strain’ sent along!

Pre-Order ‘The Strain: Book One of The Strain Trilogy (Hardcover)’ on Amazon.com today!

Sneak Peek inside the book: http://browseinside.harpercollins.com/index.aspx?isbn13=9780061558238

The Strain Trailers:


Jail Scene


Shed Scene

The visionary creator of the Academy Award-winning Pan’s Labyrinth and a Hammett Award-winning author bring their imaginations to this bold, epic novel about a horrifying battle between man and vampire that threatens all humanity. It is the first installment in a thrilling trilogy and an extraordinary international publishing event.

The Strain

They have always been here. Vampires. In secret and in darkness. Waiting. Now their time has come.
In one week, Manhattan will be gone. In one month, the country.
In two months—the world.

A Boeing 777 arrives at JFK and is on its way across the tarmac, when it suddenly stops dead. All window shades are pulled down. All lights are out. All communication channels have gone quiet. Crews on the ground are lost for answers, but an alert goes out to the CDC. Dr. Eph Goodweather, head of their Canary project, a rapid-response team that investigates biological threats, gets the call and boards the plane. What he finds makes his blood run cold.

In a pawnshop in Spanish Harlem, a former professor and survivor of the Holocaust named Abraham Setrakian knows something is happening. And he knows the time has come, that a war is brewing…
So begins a battle of mammoth proportions as the vampiric virus that has infected New York begins to spill out into the streets. Eph, who is joined by Setrakian and a motley crew of fighters, must now find a way to stop the contagion and save his city—a city that includes his wife and son—before it is too late.

About the Authors

Guillermo del Toro Born and raised in Guadalajara, Mexico, Guillermo del Toro made his feature directorial debut in 1993 with the film Cronos, and has since gone on to direct Mimic, The Devil’s Backbone, Blade II, Hellboy I, Hellboy II, and Pan’s Labyrinth, which garnered enormous critical praise worldwide and won three Academy Awards. He will direct two films based on The Hobbit, to be produced by Peter Jackson.

Chuck Hogan Chuck Hogan is the author of several acclaimed novels, including The Standoff and Prince of Thieves, which won the 2005 Hammett Award and was called one of the 10 best novels of the year by Stephen King. Prince of Thieves will soon be a major motion picture.

Pre-Order ‘The Strain: Book One of The Strain Trilogy (Hardcover)’ on Amazon.com today!

Posted in Books Publications, Guillermo Del Toro, Merchandise on June 1, 2009 by

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