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In Time of War (Alex Balfour #4)

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Professional historian-hero and time-traveler Alex Balfour returns in the most exciting of his critically acclaimed adventures. This time he wakes up literally in the middle of the Civil War. And this time, he's not the only one traveling through time. Last seen falling asleep on a small Japanese island shortly after Hiroshima, Alex, a twenty-first century New Yorker, awak ...more
Hardcover, 380 pages
Published July 13th 2003 by Carroll & Graf (first published July 2003)
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Kwauditor
Aug 24, 2013 Kwauditor rated it it was amazing
Wonderful story. Always enjoy the weaving of well-known as well as little-known historical facts into the story. The resarch into these little-knwon facts to bring the reader actually back to the times and places Alex finds himself in is interesting and informative. I like the way the book ended, and am ever hopeful that a new Alex Balfour story will be written.
I like the author's style of writing. My own wide scope of history and historical novels allows me to really enjoy the small tidbits of
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Oct 08, 2010 Anne Barwell rated it it was amazing
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Rick
Sep 08, 2008 Rick rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: Any and all.
The latest (and hopefully not last) novel in the Alex Balfour books. Alex is a history professor with a genetic (and uncontrollable) predisposition to travel into the past. I may be biased because the author has become an acquaintance, but on the other hand, I "discovered" his writing before we became acquainted. So . . . these really are terrific stories. "In Time of War" may be the best of the lot.

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Feb 17, 2013 J. Dallas rated it did not like it
Shelves: fantasy-sci-fi
I started out loving this book. Just as I did the previouse three books. But when I got to the end I was appalled. The ending of this book ruined the whole set for me. I have no desire to read any other works by this author.
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