Synopses & Reviews
Best-selling alternate history master Robert Conroy returns to World War II, this time for a dangerous last stand of the Nazis in the heart of the Alps.
GERMANICA, UBER ALLES
Deep in the heart of Europe's Alps in the redoubt called Germanica, Nazi propaganda master Josef Goebbels and abattalion of Nazi zealots hold out against a frantic final Allied push to end World War II. With Churchill losing his election, De Gaulle consolidating his rule over a newly liberated France, and Stalin asserting his own nefarious land-grab inEastern Germany, only America, led by its untried new president Harry Truman, remains to face the toughest of Naziwarriors as they hunker down for a bitter fight to the last man.
Goebbels knows that if he can hold out just a bit longer, the war weary of the Western nations will back away fromunconditional surrender for Germany, and he and his zealots can remain in power never to answer for their war crimes, and able to prepare for the moment when their hateful Nazi ideology is ready once again to rise from its alpine graveand strike at the heart of humanity
But there are Americans and a few stalwart Europeans just as determined to put a final stake in the Nazi heart. It is nowup to heroes in the making such as newly minted O.S.S. operative Ernie Janek, commando Captain Scott Tanner, andformerly enslaved Czech "Jew" Lena Bobek, to bring down the dark Nazi menace growing like a cancer in themountainous heart of the continent.
A] new and intriguing novel that takes the final days of the Third Reich as its jumping-off point. . . . Conroy captures the intricacies of WWII with an eye for historical nuance, and he crafts a believable alternate ending to the war. . . . T]he story is buoyed by Conroy s effective snapshot of the era. Publishers Weekly
A] gripping alternate World War II saga . . . Library Journal
About Robert Conroy's Rising Sun
Conroy extrapolates a new and militarily plausible direction for WWII . . . A thrilling adventure. Booklist
About Robert Conroy s Himmler s War
Conroy] adds a personal touch to alternate history by describing events through the eyes of fictional characters serving on the front lines. VERDICT: Historical accuracy in the midst of creative speculation makes this piece of alternate history believable. Library Journal
About Red Inferno: 1945
An ensemble cast of fictional characters. . . and historical figures powers the meticulously researched story line with diverse accounts of the horrors of war, making this an appealing read for fans of history and alternate history alike. Publishers Weekly
E]ngrossing and grimly plausible. . .the suspense holds up literally to the last page. Booklist
moving and thought-provoking. . . Publishers Weekly
Realistic. . . Booklist
. . .fans of Tom Clancy and Agent Jack Bauer should find a lot to like here. Publishers Weekly
A significant writer of alternate history turns here to the popular topic of Pearl Harbor, producing. . . this rousing historical action tale. Booklist
A high-explosive what-if, with full-blooded characters. John Birmingham, bestselling author of Without Warning
. . .cleverly conceived. . .Conroy tells a solid what-if historical. Publishers Weekly
. . . likely to please both military history and alternative history buffs. Booklist"