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Liberty: 1784

(2014)
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In 1781, George Washington's attempt to trap the British under Cornwallis at Yorktown ends catastrophically when the French fleet is destroyed in the Battle of the Capes. The revolution collapses, and the British begin a bloody reign of terror. A group of rebels flees westward and sets up a colony near what is now Chicago. They call it Liberty. The British, looking to finish what they started, send a very large force under Burgoyne to destroy them. Burgoyne is desperate for redemption and the Americans are equally desperate to survive.

Had the Battle of the Capes gone differently, a changed, darker, New World would have been forced into existence. But even under those dire circumstances, Liberty may still find a way!

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About Robert Conroy's Rising Sun:
"Conroy extrapolates a new and militarily plausible direction for WWII . . . A thrilling adventure." - Booklist

About Robert Conroy's Himmler's War:
"[Conroy] adds a personal touch to alternate history by describing events through the eyes of fictional characters serving on the front lines. VERDICT: Historical accuracy in the midst of creative speculation makes this piece of alternate history believable." - Library Journal

About Red Inferno: 1945
"An ensemble cast of fictional characters. . . and historical figures powers the meticulously researched story line with diverse accounts of the horrors of war, making this an appealing read for fans of history and alternate history alike." - Publishers Weekly

"[E]ngrossing and grimly plausible. . .the suspense holds up literally to the last page." - Booklist

About 1945:
" moving and thought-provoking. . ." - Publishers Weekly

"Realistic. . ." - Booklist

About 1942:
". . .fans of Tom Clancy and Agent Jack Bauer should find a lot to like here." - Publishers Weekly

"A significant writer of alternate history turns here to the popular topic of Pearl Harbor, producing. . . this rousing historical action tale." - Booklist

"A high-explosive what-if, with full-blooded characters." - John Birmingham, bestselling author of Without Warning

About 1901:
". . .cleverly conceived. . .Conroy tells a solid what-if historical." - Publishers Weekly

". . . likely to please both military history and alternative history buffs." - Booklist

Robert Conroy is the author a run of hugely popular alternate history novels, including Himmler's War and Rising Sun for Baen Books. His 1942, which is set within a Japanese conquest of Hawaii, won the prestigious Sidewise Award for alternate histories. Conroy has written for Military History magazine and has traveled extensively in Europe where he's taken a special interest in battlefields, historical collections and castles. After a first career in business, Conroy has turned his lifelong passion for writing and military history into an immensely satisfying new occupation. He is married, lives in southeastern Michigan, and, when not writing, teaches business and economic history at a local college.

 
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Hardback Editions

March 2014 : USA Hardback
thumbTitle: Liberty 1784: The Second War for Independence
Author(s): Robert Conroy
ISBN: 1-4767-3627-8 / 978-1-4767-3627-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Baen
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Paperback Editions

July 2015 : USA Mass Market Paperback
thumbTitle: Liberty: 1784 (BAEN)
Author(s): Robert Conroy
ISBN: 1-4767-8073-0 / 978-1-4767-8073-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Baen
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Kindle Editions

February 2014 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
thumbTitle: Liberty: 1784: The Second War for Independence
Author(s): Robert Conroy
Publisher: Baen Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


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