Editorial Reviews. From Publishers Weekly. The compelling third volume (after Drive to the The Grapple (Settling Accounts) – Kindle edition by Harry Turtledove. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. The Grapple (Del Rey, ) is the third book in the Settling Accounts quarter, and is the penultimate volume of the overall Southern Victory series. Plot The. A profoundly thoughtful masterpiece of alternate history.” –Booklist It is , the third summer of the new war between the Confederate.

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An Alternate History of the Pacific War. La Follette asks the Confederate States for unconditional surrender. Chi ama i libri sceglie Kobo e inMondadori. Hardcoverpages. Give Me Back My Legions! Anyone who likes alternate history.

Close cookie policy overlay. Please help to establish notability by citing reliable secondary sources that are independent of the topic and provide significant coverage of it beyond a mere trivial mention. This is effective in telling multiple mini stories that will ultimately crisscross each other and add to the overall story of the USA and CSA.

Despite the huge early successes and their impact on the USA, the CSA starts to feel the weight of its northern neighbor’s superior industrial capabilities and larger population. Yes No Thanks for your feedback! I am glad that Hip Rodriguez is dead, never cared for him or his story in Sonora, much less in the camp so I don’t like that his son as a POV now.

Most ominously, despite the increasingly desperate military situation, Featherston continues to divert considerable resources to the extermination program as being justified and necessary, since “The War Against the Negroes” is a most important goal which must be “fought” and “won” by total extermination and making the Confederate territories “Negro-free”.

Please try harry later. Featherston’s image, rhetoric, and propaganda techniques are for the most part credibly adapted to the American Tuttledove. Rise of the Federation: Bridge of the Separator. Confederate General George S.

The Case of the Toxic Spell Dump. This is not for lack of potential material, however, and I was disappointed by Turtledove’s failure to exploit some obvious possibilities. It isthe third summer of the new war between the Confederate States of America and the United States, a war that will turn on the deeds of ordinary soldiers, extraordinary heroes, and a colorful cast of spies, politicians, rebels, and everyday citizens.


In The Grapple, he takes his spellbinding vision to new heights as he captures the heart and soul of a generation born and raised amid unimaginable violence.

President Jake Featherstone disrupt the rural economy. You can read this item using any of the following Kobo apps and devices: The Grapple, the third book in the Settling Accounts series, Turtledove continues to show a darker, more sinister history with the ultimate what if, “What if the south won the Civil War?

Normally the pace thhe these books isn’t very fast but when the balance of the war tips from the south the the north every started moving at a really tje pace for this series and I had a hard time putting it down.

What’s up with the suicide bombers in the USA’a capital of Philadelphia? Given the complexity of this narrative, it would not do to rush the conclusion, and the idea of a series about the postwar situation turtpedove certainly intriguing, all the more so because there is no obvious parallel to our timeline for the next phase a replay of the cold war being out of the question.

Both of the big deaths caught me a little off guard, as they were characters that had both made it through so I ended up blowing through this book faster than any other one I’ve read in the series. Learn how and when to remove these template messages.

YES I have read and consent to Hachette Australia using my personal information or data as set out in its Privacy Policy and I understand I have the right to withdraw my consent at any time. The United States is trying to suppress the Mormon rebellion in Utah, while Canadian patriots fight the occupying Yanks to a stalemate.

Some of my favorite moments from the book are when different main characters run into each other in Turtledove’s world. Turtledove even gave it much thought. I love Turtledove always a great read. By this time, I have to admit that these alternate history books about the ongoing conflict of the United States and Confederate States have devolved into hackwork. Indeed, as the air, ground, and water burn with molten fury, new and demonic tools of killing are unleashed, and secret wars are unfolding.


This is a struggle of conquest and conscience, played out on American soil.

Settling Accounts: The Grapple

Praise for Settling Accounts: Will the United States try to occupy and “rehabilitate” hargy Confederacy in the manner of Germany and Japan?

Drive to the East and ‘s Settling Accounts: Gray Tide in the East: Despite the finality implicit in the title of the upcoming In at the Deathanother trilogy or tetralogy could be next.

Book Four of The Darkness Series. Lots turtlddove developments and, unfortunately, some saying good-bye to characters that have been around since the beginning.

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Rurtledove find themselves repeating the grap;le actions from scene to scene, and even their dialogue is largely the same as before. Jan 30, Tim rated it really liked it. In Richmondthe Confederate capital, blacks rebel, seeking not to save their lives but to die with weapons in hand and exact a price from their murderers. This article’s plot summary may be too long or excessively detailed. Dowling does send air support to bomb the railways on which horribly crowded cattle cars full of blacks are brought in.

Return Engagementand preceding Settling Accounts: