A Rainbow of Blood: The Union in Peril An Alternate History

A Rainbow of Blood: The Union in Peril An Alternate History

Peter G. Tsouras


“Do you recognize what army glory is? it truly is ‘that beautiful rainbow, that rises in showers of blood—that serpent’s eye, that charms to destroy.’” —Abraham Lincoln

The Union in dire peril! The conflict that all started in Peter G. Tsouras’s prior trade historical past, Britannia’s Fist, hurries up in the course of a number of determined weeks in October 1863. From the bayous of Louisiana to the fairway hills of the Hudson Valley, from Chicago in flames to the gates of Washington itself, the nice struggle uncoils in ropes of fireside. French and British armies are at the march, and heavy reinforcements have placed to sea. Copperheads have risen in insurrection to tug the Midwest into the Confederacy as an important Union military stands ravenous and lower than siege in Tennessee. in the meantime, Robert E. Lee and the Royal military set in movement a stroke that's boldness itself.

The Union staggers below those blows. whereas the Grenadier Guards march into glory in upstate New York’s apple orchards, from the second one tale of a shot-up Washington resort Abraham Lincoln watches a wooded area of the pink flags of uprising waving over a accomplice column dashing around the lengthy Bridge. to forestall them is a war-worn regiment of latest York infantrymen. To their backs Washington burns. yet new applied sciences and the artwork of intelligence are thrown onto the scales, whereas Russia plans to go into the conflict to avenge its humiliation within the Crimean War.

A Rainbow of Blood brings ahead the nice warfare from its outbreak to the 1st nice main issue of the embattled republic. Peopled with extraordinary personalities of the age, the publication rattles with the tramp of armies marching down some of the most interesting roads no longer taken—or even imagined—until now.

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