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The Phoenix Gambit

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An alternative history, action-adventure. The Confederate States of America, faced with almost certain defeat, embarks on a dangerous and deadly course of action in order to survive. The Phoenix Gambit is a riveting tale of diplomatic intrigue, political assassination, and complex military maneuvers. An international cast of historical figures interact on a continent ...more
Paperback, 424 pages
Published November 17th 2011 by CreateSpace
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Not Henry G
Dec 28, 2015 Not Henry G rated it really liked it
I have to start by saying this is one of the most original PODs (Point of Divergence)outside the late Robert Conroy.
The story itself is rather amateurish and could have used an editor, not so much for the grammar (which is for the most part good) but for the length of it, as its a bit too wordy. That said, the action is great and characterizations are good.
If you want to fun reading that won't change your life but will keep you very entertained this is your book
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He worked as the managing partner of an insurance agency until 1982 when he entered the field of education.

As an educator he's served as classroom teacher, department chairperson, building union representative, administrator, and staff developer.

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