Amerikan Eagle: A Novel
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Amerikan Eagle: A Novel

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A good cop. A bad choice. Let history be the judge.

In 1943, in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, Sam Miller is a cop supporting a family and trying to stay on the right side of his boss, the law, and his conscience. Then a body is found by the railroad tracks, a number tattooed on the victim’s wrist. It is a case Sam could walk away from. It is a case he will be ordered to drop....more
ebook, 533 pages
Published July 26th 2011 by Bantam
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Elliott
Huey Long, who is ultimately the villain behind this work once said that if tyranny comes to America it will come waving an American flag. Alan Glenn, the pen name of mystery writer Brendon DuBois postulates a world where Huey Long is not assassinated but Franklin Roosevelt is. Long subsequently becomes president, moves into the isolationist camp, allows France, and Britain to fall to the Nazis, and the Soviet Union to move into a death struggle against Hitler's hordes. Meanwhile of course after...more
Matt Mitrovich
Amerikan Eagle by Alan Glenn, pseudonym for Brendan DuBois, is a murder mystery set in 1943. In this world Franklin Delano Roosevelt was assassinated in 1933 by Giuseppe Zangara in Miami, taking the bullet that killed Anton Cermak in OTL. In 1936 Huey Long becomes president and turns the United States into an isolationist, fascist, one-party dictatorship. By the time the events of the novel take place, the Soviet Union is the last nation fighting Germany, the United Kingdom having long since sur...more
Andy Plonka
This novel rewrites history during WWII in the United States. In 1943 in Portsmouth N.H., a strnger is found lying near the railroad tracks. Sam Miller, local cop investigates, finding a strange tattoo on the man's wrist. This incident occur not long before the proposed summit of Hitler and President Huey Long inthe same city. Roosevelt has been assassinated and Long elected. Hitler and Long have already arranged a deal whereby Hitler will send some of the Jews he has put in concentration camps...more
Bob
This is an interesting book, so far, about a murder in New Hampshire during WW II, but with an alternative history spin with changes in the US and it's stance during the war. Very intriguing and really makes you think about protecting our own civil liberties.
David
Drenched way too much in oppressive atmosphere, and the story plods along. Innovative alternate history, though.
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