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A Rainbow of Blood: The Union in Peril—An Alternate History by Peter G. Tsouras

By Peter G. Tsouras

“Do you recognize what army glory is? it really is ‘that beautiful rainbow, that rises in showers of blood—that serpent’s eye, that charms to destroy.’” —Abraham Lincoln

The Union in dire peril! The battle that started in Peter G. Tsouras’s past exchange historical past, Britannia’s Fist, hurries up in the course of a number of determined weeks in October 1863. From the bayous of Louisiana to the fairway hills of the Hudson Valley, from Chicago in flames to the gates of Washington itself, the nice warfare uncoils in ropes of fireside. French and British armies are at the march, and heavy reinforcements have positioned to sea. Copperheads have risen in insurrection to tug the Midwest into the Confederacy as a necessary Union military stands ravenous and lower than 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 below those blows. whereas the Grenadier Guards march into glory in upstate New York’s apple orchards, from the second one tale of a shot-up Washington resort Abraham Lincoln watches a woodland of the purple flags of uprising waving over a accomplice column speeding around the lengthy Bridge. to prevent them is a war-worn regiment of recent York squaddies. To their backs Washington burns. yet new applied sciences and the artwork of intelligence are thrown onto the scales, whereas Russia plans to go into the conflict to avenge its humiliation within the Crimean War.

A Rainbow of Blood brings ahead the good battle from its outbreak to the 1st nice hindrance of the embattled republic. Peopled with awesome personalities of the age, the booklet rattles with the tramp of armies marching down probably the most fascinating roads no longer taken—or even imagined—until now.

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