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Contest: Guillermo del Toro’s ‘The Strain’
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Last summer saw the release of Guillermo del Toro‘s horror novel The Strain, which the Hellboy director co-wrote with Chuck Hogan. On June 29, 2010, The Strain arrives in paperback, so in conjunction with this event, we here at Geeks of Doom have ten (10) copies to give away to some lucky readers!

Ten (10) winners will each receive:

  • One (1) paperback copy of The Strain

TO ENTER: There’s just two simple steps:

(1) Make sure you’re subscribed to the Geeks of Doom email digest. If you’re not then click here and sign up. (If you’re already a subscriber, then go right to the next step.)

(2) Fill out the entry form here below and submit. (Form is here after the jump.)

Good luck!

RULES: One entry per person. All entries must be in by Friday, July 2, 2010 at 9pm EST. This contest is only open to email subscribers. All entries are validated against email subscriber list. Entries by non-email subscribers will be disqualified. Your personal information will not be shared with any outside parties. Contest is only open to residents of the United States. No international entries will be accepted. Winners will be chosen randomly from valid entries and will be notified by email. Void where prohibited.

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About

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.

An epic battle for survival begins between man and vampire in The Strain [Paperback available June 29] — the first book in a heart-stopping trilogy from one of Hollywood’s most inventive storytellers and a critically acclaimed thriller writer. Guillermo del Toro, the genius director of the Academy Award-winning Pan’s Labyrinth and Hellboy, and Hammett Award-winning author Chuck Hogan have joined forces to boldly reinvent the vampire novel.

The New York Times says, “A new crew of vampires is stalking the best-seller list this week…. My bets are on The Strain”, while ESPN.com’s Ray Carsillo raves, “The Strain is a tremendous, thrilling read. I had to keep putting the book down after every few pages because I was so creeped out by the amazingly descriptive passages. If you can work up the courage to finish the book, you’ll be clamoring for the second and third installment of this trilogy in no time. This story will redefine how you look at vampires…. [A] phenomenal read….The Strain is a must read.”

Brilliant, blood-chilling, and unputdownable, The Strain is a nightmare of the first order.

Official site: www.thestraintrilogy.com

HarperCollins and Fandango are giving away a trip for two to LA to meet the one and only, Guillermo del Toro! For more information, and to enter, click HERE.

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The Strain Trailer:

The Strain – Shed Scene:

The Strain – Jail Scene:

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