By Peter G. Tsouras
" have you learnt what army glory is? it truly is that appealing rainbow, that rises in showers of blood that serpent s eye, that charms to ruin. " Abraham LincolnThe Union in dire peril! The struggle that begun in Peter G. Tsouras s earlier trade historical past, "Britannia s Fist," hurries up in the course of a couple of determined weeks in October 1863. From the bayous of Louisiana to the golf green hills of the Hudson Valley, from Chicago in flames to the gates of Washington itself, the nice warfare uncoils in ropes of fireplace. French and British armies are at the march, and heavy reinforcements have positioned to sea. Copperheads have risen in riot to pull the Midwest into the Confederacy as an important Union military stands ravenous and below siege in Tennessee. in the meantime, Robert E. Lee and the Royal military set in movement a stroke that's boldness itself.The Union staggers lower than those blows. whereas the Grenadier Guards march into glory in upstate long island s apple orchards, from the second one tale of a shot-up Washington resort Abraham Lincoln watches a woodland of the crimson flags of uprising waving over a accomplice column speeding around the lengthy Bridge. to prevent them is a war-worn regiment of latest York squaddies. To their backs Washington burns. yet new applied sciences and the paintings of intelligence are thrown onto the scales, whereas Russia plans to go into the warfare to avenge its humiliation within the Crimean War."A Rainbow of Blood" brings ahead the good battle from its outbreak to the 1st nice drawback of the embattled republic. Peopled with extraordinary personalities of the age, the ebook rattles with the tramp of armies marching down the most exciting roads now not taken or maybe imagined formerly.
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She held back her tears and conversed politely with the girl. But when she got back to the apartment and was alone, she wept copiously into the pillow which bore the impress of Lanny’s head. He was not being routed by way of Bermuda because he was in the black books of the British government, which had become suspicious of his intimacy with Rudolf Hess and other leading Nazis. Lanny’s route was via San Juan in Puerto Rico, and thence to the port of Belém in Brazil; he would cross the ocean to a place called Bolamo in Portuguese West Africa, and from there go on to Lisbon.
Here they pawned their jewels and furs and lived the same wasteful lives that had brought their country to ruin. The Germans left enough food for those who could buy it, for they wanted the help of that same haute bourgeoisie. Lanny found lodgings, not without difficulty, and surely not without price. Wonderful is that power called “social position”; the elegance, the aloofness, the assurance that come with the possession of wealth—and not crude wealth, but wealth that your family and your friends and your class have possessed for generations, so that it is like the air you breathe and do not have to think about.
He might come back here and see what we are doing. ” “I’ll let you hear from me without fail,” Lanny promised. VIII The visitor didn’t make an attempt to see the old marshal himself. Now he had surrendered all real power to the evil Laval, and would serve as a figurehead to make the masses of the French people, who adored him as the hero of Verdun, believe that la patrie was in the hands of an all-wise and all-benevolent father, a deputy of God. What Lanny wanted to do was to make his report and move on from this health resort before it became unhealthy for him; before his visits attracted too much attention from the Gestapo and caused them to look up his recent doings.
A Rainbow Of Blood: The Union In Peril An Alternate History (Britannia's Fist Trilogy, Book 2) by Peter G. Tsouras