A Sequel to Stoker's Original Dracula

Dacre Stoker, first time novelist and great-grandnephew of Bram Stoker has written a sequel to the 112 year old novel, based on Stoker's original handwritten notes for characters and plot threads.
Dracula The Un-Dead begins in 1912, twenty-five years after Dracula "crumbled into dust." Van Helsing's protégé, Dr. Jack Seward, is now a disgraced morphine addict obsessed with stamping out evil across Europe. Meanwhile, an unknowing Quincey Harker, the grown son of Jonathan and Mina, leaves law school for the London stage, only to stumble upon the troubled production of "Dracula," directed and produced by Bram Stoker himself.

The play plunges Quincey into the world of his parents' terrible secrets, but before he can confront them he experiences evil in a way he had never imagined. One by one, the band of heroes that defeated Dracula a quarter-century ago is being hunted down. Could it be that Dracula somehow survived their attack and is seeking revenge? Or is their another force at work whose relentless purpose is to destroy anything and anyone associated with Dracula?

There is no denying that Bram Stoker's "Dracula" is the big daddy of vampire stories. It is THE benchmark - the prototypical foundation for every befanged bloodsucker story ever since.

However, just because you're a distant relative to a famous author doesn't necessarily mean you can write you way out of a paper bag.

On the other hand, this is the first time the Stoker family has put their support into a project since the 1931 movie with Bella Lugosi. So its at least got that going for it.

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