Synopses & Reviews
From "the leading author of alternate history" ("USA Today") comes this stunning sequel to "Blood and Iron" and "The Center Cannot Hold." Seventy years after the first War Between the States, the Confederacy, now in the grip of a charismatic fascist leader, plans to conquer the United States.
The monumental conclusion of the American Empire trilogy, by the Master of Alternate History.
About the Author
Harry Turtledove was born in Los Angeles in 1949. He has taught ancient and medieval history at UCLA, Cal State Fullerton, and Cal State L.A., and has published a translation of a ninth-century Byzantine chronicle, as well as several scholarly articles. He is also an award-winning full-time writer of science fiction and fantasy. His alternate history works have included several short stories and novels, including The Guns of the South; How Few Remain (winner of the Sidewise Award for Best Novel); the Great War epics: American Front, Walk in Hell, and Breakthroughs; the Colonization books: Second Contact, Down to Earth, and Aftershocks; American Empire novels: Blood and Iron and The Center Cannot Hold; and Ruled Britannia. He is married to fellow novelist Laura Frankos. They have three daughters: Alison, Rachel, and Rebecca.
From the Hardcover edition.