The Canadian Civil War Volume 2- The Huguenots Arrive

      William Wresch / History & Fiction
The Canadian Civil War  Volume 2- The Huguenots Arrive

In this second volume of the series, the French history of the continent is expanded to tell the story of the Huguenots. As in volume 1, some of the early history is an accurate portrayal of the Huguenot exodus from France. But this is also a work of fiction -- in this case a description of the growing conflict between their values and the values of the Catholic North.In this second volume of the series, the French history of the continent is expanded to tell the story of the Huguenots. As in volume 1, some of the early history is an accurate portrayal of the Huguenot exodus from France. Theirs is a story worth telling. But this is also a work of fiction -- in this case a description of the growing conflict between their values and the values of the Catholic north. Threading its way through the story of that growing conflict is another story - the story of how history is made and remade to serve contemporary interests. Maybe the truest story in this volume is that final story of history remanufactured and manipulated for political ends.
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    The Canadian Civil War: Volume 4 - Mississippi Beast

      William Wresch / History & Fiction
The Canadian Civil War: Volume 4 - Mississippi Beast

In this fourth volume, unknown attackers begin launching assaults in Green Bay and nearly kill Claude Jolliet. But the biggest problems arise from a flood on the Mississippi that inundates the primary shipping and supply center of Canada. Elise and Shawn have 14 days to get systems there running again before the economy of the country collapses.In this fourth volume, unknown attackers begin launching assaults in Green Bay and nearly kill Claude Jolliet. A business war also erupts between the Murphy family and Tilden Foster’s family. But the biggest problems arise from a flood on the Mississippi that inundates the primary shipping and supply center of Canada. Elise and Shawn have 14 days to get systems there running again before the economy of the country collapses. In the process they discover friends and foes as the conflict between the Catholic north and Protestant south escalates.
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    The Canadian Civil War: Volume 5 - Carbines and Calumets

      William Wresch / History & Fiction
The Canadian Civil War: Volume 5 - Carbines and Calumets

In this final book of the series, Louisiana, Arkansas, and Colorado secede from Canada and fighting begins. Shawn travels to New Orleans to learn more about the rebellion and is nearly killed as he investigates involvement by an American company seeking to profit from the war. Final efforts at peace are made as people choose between carbines and calumets.In this final book of the series, Louisiana, Arkansas, and Colorado secede from Canada and fighting begins. Shawn travels to New Orleans to learn more about the rebellion and is nearly killed as he investigates involvement by an American company seeking to profit from the war. As bombs fall outside Baton Rouge, President Jolliet calls a gathering, and final efforts at peace are made as people choose between carbines and calumets.
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    The Canadian Civil War: Volume 3 - West to the Wall

      William Wresch / History & Fiction / Western
The Canadian Civil War: Volume 3 - West to the Wall

This third book in the series mixes accounts of early explorations in west and attempts to reach the Pacific through the “Wall” of Rocky Mountains, with an ongoing description of the breakdown of Canada into northern and southern sections.This third book in the series mixes accounts of early explorations in west and attempts to reach the Pacific through the “Wall” of Rocky Mountains, with an ongoing description of the breakdown of Canada into northern and southern sections. While the government in Green Bay attempts to win friends in the south, an American agent opens a new front in the conflict by bringing a band of men to attack Sioux villages in the west. Shawn Murphy happens to be in the west researching early French attempts to push past the “Wall” of mountains to reach the Pacific. His confrontation with the American agent and his “angry-men” nearly costs him his life.
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    The Canadian Civil War: Volume 1 - Birth of a Nation

      William Wresch / History & Fiction
The Canadian Civil War: Volume 1 - Birth of a Nation

In 1755 France controlled most of the North American continent. What if they still did? This novel explores the French period from two perspectives – an historically accurate description of Jolliet’s discovery of the Mississippi, coupled with a hypothetical contemporary view of “Canada.” Based in Green Bay, this Canada struggles between the Catholic north and Huguenot Louisiana.In 1755 France controlled most of the North American continent. Starting with Quebec and Montreal on the St Lawrence, they controlled the Great Lakes, the Ohio River Valley, and the Mississippi down to New Orleans. What if they still did? This novel explores the French period from two perspectives – an historically accurate description of Jolliet’s discovery of the Mississippi and the enormous agricultural lands that opens to the French, coupled with a hypothetical contemporary view of a “Canada” extending across the continent. Based in its capital of Green Bay, this nation struggles between a Catholic north and a Huguenot Louisiana. Told by an American historian resident in Green Bay, the novel gives credit to the French history of the region often slighted in our textbooks.
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