By Eric Flint
Eric Flint’s acclaimed 1634: The Galileo Affair used to be a countrywide bestseller from some of the most talked-about voices in his box. Now, during this impressive new exchange background, Flint starts a dramatic saga of the North American continent at a dire turning element, forging its id and its destiny within the face of riot from inside of, and assault from with out.
In the warfare of 1812, U.S. troops are struggling with the British at the Canadian border, whilst a fierce struggle is being waged opposed to the Creek fans of the Indian chief Tecumseh and his brother, referred to as The Prophet. In Europe, Napoleon Bonaparte’s warfare has turn into a wasting proposition, and the British are just months clear of unleashing a daunting attack on Washington itself. Fateful offerings are being made within the corridors of energy and at the American frontier. As Andrew Jackson, subsidized through Cherokee warriors, leads a fierce assault at the Creek tribes, his younger republic will quickly want each citizen soldier it might find.
What if–at this serious moment–bonds have been cast among males of alternative races and tribes? What if the Cherokee clans have been in a position to muster an built-in entrance, and the U.S. executive confronted a united Indian country strengthened by way of escaping slaves, freed males of colour, or even influential white allies?
Through the awesome adventures of guys who have been relatively there–men of combined race, combined feelings, and a novel purpose–The Rivers of warfare includes us during this new course, brilliantly reworking a rare bankruptcy of yank history.
With a solid of unforgettable characters–from James Monroe and James Madison to Sam Houston, Francis Scott Key, and Cherokee chiefs John Ross and significant Ridge–The Rivers of warfare travels from the conflict of Horseshoe Bend to the conflict of recent Orleans, and brings each explosive second to lifestyles. With beautiful recognition to aspect, a unprecedented seize of heritage, and a storyteller’s present for the dramatic, Flint gives you a daring, thought-provoking epic of enemies and allies, traitors and revolutionaries, and illuminates who we're as a kingdom, how we came, and the way heritage itself is made–and remade.
From the Hardcover edition.