The Ivanhoe Gambit (Timewars #1) (Paperback)

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The Time Wars series is being reissued for the first time in a new, larger, higher quality edition to address reader concerns about prior editions, as well as numerous requests to have the books available on Kindle. In the 27th Century, international disputes are resolved through time travel, "clocking" soldiers from the future into conflicts of the past. It seemed like an elegant idea: wartime industries drove the economy without actually putting nations through the physical ravages of war. And since the past already happened, history could not be changed. So went the theory. What could possibly go wrong?Lucas Priest found out the hard way. Enlisting in the U.S. Army Temporal Corps seemed like an adventure compared to his boring corporate job, but after marching with the Roman legions against Hannibal, fighting Custer's 7th Cavalry with Crazy Horse, and raiding with Attila's savage Huns, he could have used a little boredom. And it was about to get much worse.History, it turned out, could be changed, and a plot to kidnap and impersonate King Richard the Lion-hearted was discovered barely in the nick of time. But could it be stopped before a madman changed the course of history? Two elite commando teams had tried and failed in their attempts. Now Priest was drafted to take part in a third.The team was tasked to infiltrate the past with impersonations of their own to prevent a timestream split. But it would be hard enough passing themselves off as Sir Ivanhoe, Robin Hood, and Little John without having to assassinate a king....

About the Author


Simon Hawke has been a professional writer for most of his adult life. Best known for his Timewars science fiction action-adventure series, long out of print and now in the process of being reissued through Amazon.com, he is the author of over 60 novels, mostly in the genres of science fiction and fantasy.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781484098776
ISBN-10: 1484098773
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Publication Date: May 31st, 2013
Pages: 214
Language: English
Series: Timewars