By Bob Curran,Ian Daniels

" ""Just relax and sit back as Dr. Bob Curran takes you to locations that in basic terms your brain can create together with his phrases and tales. he'll pride the imagination.""
--Tom Danheiser, manufacturer, Coast to Coast AM

Vampires are even more advanced creatures than Buffy The Vampire Slayer, Twilight, real Blood, or ratings of different videos and tv indicates could have you ever think. Even in America.

American vampire lore has its roots within the ideals and fears of the varied peoples and nationalities that make up our state, and displays the wealthy tapestry in their various views. The vampires that lurk within the American darkness are available numerous sizes and styles and will produce a few spectacular effects. Vampires in North Carolina are enormously varied from these in South Carolina, or even extra diversified from these in ny country. in addition, now not them all are human in shape, and so they cannot inevitably be warded off by means of the sight of a crucifix or a bulb of garlic.

Dr. Bob Curran visits the Louisiana bayous, the again streets of latest York urban, the hills of Tennessee, the Sierras of California, the deserts of Arizona, and lots of extra destinations in a bid to trace down the vampire creatures that lurk there. sign up for him in case you dare! this isn't Hollywood's model of the vampire--these entities are real!"

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