Harry Turtledove is the award-winning author of the alternate-history works The Man with the Iron Heart; The Guns of the South; How Few Remain (winner of the Sidewise Award for Best Novel); the Worldwar saga: In the Balance, Tilting the Balance, Upsetting the Balance, and Striking the Balance; the Colonization books: Second Contact, Down to Earth, and Aftershocks; the Great War epics: American Front, Walk in Hell, and Breakthroughs; the American Empire""novels: Blood & Iron, The Center Cannot Hold, and Victorious Opposition; and the Settling Accounts series: Return Engagement, Drive to the East, The Grapple, and In at the Death. Turtledove is married to fellow novelist Laura Frankos. They have three daughters: Alison, Rachel, and Rebecca.
Set in an alternate time line in which British prime minister Chamberlain decides not to appease Germany in 1938, this sequel to Hitler's War continues to follow the fortunes of a few men and women whose lives epitomize the struggle that would change the world. Here, as a battle emerges on two fronts with the Japanese invasion of Siberia as well as the Nazi offensive in Europe, the actions of a few have long-lasting consequences as well as personal complications. Turtledove is in top form as he traverses familiar and beloved terrain, the war years of the 20th century. Verdict The author's fans and lovers of military fiction and alternate history should welcome this addition to the genre. [Ebook ISBN 978-0-345-52184-2.] Copyright 2010 Reed Business Information.
"Turtledove [is] the standard-bearer for alternate
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