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Sons of Liberty

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1862: The Union holds Baltimore, but this city, with its southern attitudes and divided sentiments, is a port of enormous potential value to the Confederate cause.

Defending Baltimore is a man disdainfully called the "Black German." Branden Rolfe, a European revolutionary, fled the oppression of his home in Austria and now serves freedom as the city's Union Provost Marshal.
ebook, 320 pages
Published July 1st 2005 by Forge Books (first published April 29th 2005)
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Jan 13, 2017 Jake rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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In this book are a group of Maryland landowners plotting an attack on Baltimore to help the Southern cause during the U.S. Civil War. Checking up to them is Austrian immigrant Braden Rolfe. He is a refugee from the 1848 rebellion in Europe he is a Provost Marshal and spymaster for the Union. Also there is the deticated Langdon Everett who is bound determined to over through Baltimore with masses of weapons and explosives. The men forming t
I want to try reading this book again later, but the plot just seemed to confuse me. I don't think I was in the right frame of mind to be reading this type of book at the moment. I can't keep the characters strait. I got about halfway through. Will revisit.
Oct 03, 2010 Jane rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
A good historical novel that talks of Maryland's divided loyalties in the American Civil War. Exciting spies and double crossing too!
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From Wikipedia:

Marie Jakober is an award-winning Canadian novelist.

Based in Calgary, Alberta, Jakober writes historical fiction and fantasy. Sandinista: A Novel of Nicaragua (1985) won the Writer's Guild of Alberta Novel Award in 1985. She received the 2002 Michael Shaara Award for Excellence in Civil War Fiction for her novel Only Call Us Faithful (2002).[1]

Her second Civil War novel, Sons of Li
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