'Blood Oath': Mr. Dracula goes to Washington in new book

Combining vampires and politics sounds natural for anyone who's ever been sucked dry by taxes (amiright, amiright?), so Chris Farnsworth's new bloodsucker book Blood Oath - about an undead secret service agent who has protected the presidents for 150 years - sounds like a fun read.

The action book is getting pretty good reviews for its James Bond-as-vampire treatment, and for the compelling lead character of Nathaniel Cade, and has already been optioned for a movie, reports The Hollywood Reporter's Heat Vision blog.

I'll be cracking open the book this weekend because I'm a big vampire fan hungry for something that doesn't involve tweens - and something to pass the time until June 13.

The trailer for the book embedded after the jump ...