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    Henry Clay, a perfect original

    August 29, 2014

    Henry Clay, a perfect original

    Named one of the greatest senators in US history (by a committee chaired by John F. Kennedy), Henry Clay was a formidable 19th century American politician. He served as Speaker of the House of Representatives longer than anyone else in the 1800s. Though he never held the country’s highest office, Clay had as much impact on the United States as most presidents of his era. Clay was a strong supporter of Latin American independence and was also a friend of Joseph Bonaparte, which is how he winds up in Napoleon in America.

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  • Napoleon in America

    Napoleon in America

    What if Napoleon Bonaparte had escaped from St. Helena and wound up in the United States? Kirkus Reviews calls the first book in Shannon’s Napoleon series “evocative and immersive.”

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    Napoleon in America understands “the butterfly effects”

    Napoleon in America understands “the butterfly effects”

    August 28, 2014

    Troy Camplin writes on The Literary Lawyer: “Napoleon in America is a ‘what-if’ historical novel that...reads like a very well-written narrative of history. Given that the author is necessarily working with an entirely fictional world...the fact that she can create such an effect is quite remarkable.”

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