Posts tagged "History"

Publication date set for my historical novel about the War of 1812

My first book, Madness: The War of 1812, will be in paperback in bookstores, including Amazon, and also in ebook form on Kindle and other media in summer of 2012, the bicentennial of the start of the war. At least that’s what my publisher, Tate Publications, tells me. It’s a story about what it was... Read more »

Casino near Gettysburg battle field?

That would be about a mile away from the historic battle field’s southern borders, where sit the Big Round Top and Little Round Top where hundreds died. A proposal to build a casino near there eclipses the idea of building a mosque near Ground Zero. A mosque is constitutionally protected; a gambling joint is not.... Read more »
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