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Colin MacIver

Colin MacIver is the fictional voice of military historian, Michael C. C. Adams. He is the author of works on the American Civil War, WWI, WWII and images of war in western culture, 1066-2002. Adams's work has been a featured choice of major book clubs and his study of Civil War generalship won a book prize.


He lives in Cincinnati, Ohio, with his American wife. They have also spent much time in Lake Molega, Nova Scotia and Lochearn, Perthshire.


Adams is both a UK and US citizen.


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    Struggling writer, Daniel Baker, grandson of the great Daniel Defoe, wants to make his mark by unravelling the mystery behind the disastrous collapse of plans for a second descent on Britain by Bonnie Prince Charlie following his failed 1745 campaign.

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