|About the Book|
The Angel Strikes is the first novel in a series titled The Brandt Family Chronicles. Spanning multiple decades from The Napoleonic Wars to the Cold War and beyond, these riveting historical novels challenge our very understanding of how historyMoreThe Angel Strikes is the first novel in a series titled The Brandt Family Chronicles. Spanning multiple decades from The Napoleonic Wars to the Cold War and beyond, these riveting historical novels challenge our very understanding of how history happened.History is written by the winner and from ace to knave it’s a pack of lies. We’ve been propagandized - and grotesquely! ‘The bigger the lie, the more it will be believed’ said Adolf Hitler.Edward Fairfax is a contrarian who brings his skill as an expert witness before Courts and Tribunals to cast those lies aside and expose the truth.But this is no crusty history! Edward offers the reader a ride in a Restoration Play full of larger than life characters who fight their way through tribulation to success. This saga is a rickety coach full of amazing characters driven at a maniacal speed to its conclusion, or doom.Dare you ride with them and be part of these family chronicles?The reader will experience history as it was, not how it was taught or sold, while at the same time there are the laughing, loving feuding fighting characters spilling wine on their shirts and pouring fuel on the fire.Step aboard if you dare: why not? You want to know what really happened? By the end you’ll know why we’re where we are today.You’ll meet aristocrats, strategists, politicians, statesmen, liars, double-crossers, secret policemen, spies and seducers. You’ll meet innocence, honour and resolve. You’ll enjoy humour and wit on your trip through time.Now come to the woods south of Berlin in 1805 - it’s winter. They’re hungry, cold and miserable. If anyone is in this position it’s their own fault. They know it and they’ll escape from it. Join them now and thrive.