Amerikan Eagle: A Novel

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Bantam Books, 2011 - Fiction - 533 pages
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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. And it is case that leads him into a lethal vortex of politics, espionage, rebellion, and international intrigue.

As war rages in Europe, a new power rises in America. And the people Sam thinks he knows best—his wife, his brother, his colleagues—reveal new identities. In a formerly close-knit city by the sea, where no one is above suspicion and no one is safe, a global summit is about to take place. On that day, history will be changed. And millions of people will live or die, all because Sam Miller has been a very good cop—faced with a very bad choice.

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Interesting addition to alternate histories of WW II. FDR is assassinated before assuming office. John Nance Garner has one lackluster term and decides no to run for re-election. Huey Long runs and ... Read full review

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About the author (2011)

Alan Glenn lives in New Hampshire, where he is at work on his next novel.

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