Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Amerikan Eagle” as Want to Read:
Amerikan Eagle
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

Amerikan Eagle

3.81  ·  Rating Details ·  107 Ratings  ·  8 Reviews
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.
ebook, 533 pages
Published July 26th 2011 by Bantam (first published January 1st 2011)
More Details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about Amerikan Eagle, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about Amerikan Eagle

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-30)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  Rating Details
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
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
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
Jan 03, 2012 Bob rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 2011
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.
Oct 31, 2011 David rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: thriller
Drenched way too much in oppressive atmosphere, and the story plods along. Innovative alternate history, though.
Apr 03, 2016 Susan rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Gives the reader a look at what life would be like if a arrogant bully becomes President of the United States...
David rated it liked it
Dec 20, 2015
Carl rated it liked it
Dec 17, 2015
Gary rated it did not like it
Mar 17, 2016
Michael Mitchell
Michael Mitchell rated it liked it
Oct 27, 2016
J. P. Johnson Jr.
J. P. Johnson Jr. rated it it was amazing
Feb 04, 2016
Brian Hurlburt
Brian Hurlburt rated it it was ok
Mar 23, 2016
Ernest Mayer
Ernest Mayer rated it liked it
Sep 10, 2016
Kevin Kelsey
Kevin Kelsey rated it really liked it
Jan 29, 2014
Aaron Leavitt
Aaron Leavitt rated it really liked it
Feb 10, 2012
Charles Chlipala
Charles Chlipala rated it it was ok
Sep 03, 2016
Bob rated it liked it
Nov 16, 2011
Doug rated it it was amazing
Apr 10, 2016
Geoffrey Clapp
Geoffrey Clapp rated it really liked it
Oct 26, 2016
Bigrijoe rated it liked it
Oct 12, 2015
Jenny rated it really liked it
Jul 16, 2016
Steve Martell
Steve Martell rated it really liked it
Sep 06, 2012
Roberta Renken
Roberta Renken rated it really liked it
Apr 12, 2016
John A
John A rated it it was amazing
Nov 14, 2015
Reading Guy
Reading Guy rated it it was amazing
May 11, 2015
Lisa Frisch
Lisa Frisch rated it really liked it
Jul 03, 2016
Josh Weiss
Josh Weiss rated it it was amazing
Oct 10, 2016
Matthew Hergott
Matthew Hergott rated it it was amazing
Aug 24, 2015
George Richard
Sep 17, 2015 George Richard rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
very well done, liked the inside angles
« previous 1 3 4 next »
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »

Share This Book

No trivia or quizzes yet. Add some now »