Jeff Gillenkirk is a former speechwriter for New York Governor Mario Cuomo, U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer and a political consultant and communications strategist for numerous public officials and non-profit organizations. He has lived in Washington, D.C., New York, San Francisco, Paris and other world capitals. His previous books include Bitter Melon: Inside America's Last Rural Chinese Town (Heyday Books) and the novel Home, Away (Chin Music Press). Pursuit of Darkness was chosen by former National Public Radio correspondent Margot Adler "as the best of the lot" in her book, Vampires Are Us: Understanding Our Love Affair with the Immortal Dark Side.
Could vampires take over the US government? They already have. Washington Post reporter Nate Hallberg uncovers the startling reality that American politics has been controlled by vampires for more than 200 years. "Pursuit of Darkness" follows Hallberg's heroic struggle to overcome his own personal demons while exposing the evil at the heart of our political system. They want more than your vote!