Robert Krenzel

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A retired Army officer and married father of two, Bob Krenzel is the author of This Glorious Cause the first novel in the Gideon Hawke Series.

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Robert Krenzel I am convinced that many of the people we consider heroes are ordinary people who found themselves in extraordinary circumstances and rose to the occa…moreI am convinced that many of the people we consider heroes are ordinary people who found themselves in extraordinary circumstances and rose to the occasion. I really wanted to explore this concept through the eyes of young adults; the American Revolution provides the perfect backdrop, because by today's standards the participants were in incredibly young, and what they accomplished transformed the world.(less)
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Answering Liberty’s Call!

A couple of years back, while writing A Bloody Day’s Work, I came to know fellow author Tracy Lawson. We shared an interest in the American Revolution, and were both working on novels that took place in part at Valley Forge. In comparing notes we discovered that our stories overlapped, if only briefly. One of us (I don’t recall who) remarked that it would be fun if our characters, Gideon Hawke and

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