A Game of Soldiers
by Stephen Miller
HarperCollins Hardcover ISBN/ITEM#: 0007191200
Date: 06 March, 2006 List Price £14.99 Amazon US / Amazon UK /
A highly touted debut thriller that will appeal to SF fans who favour the "What if?" approach to history. Stephen Miller's new novel begins with some very intriguing premises.
"What if Serbian terrorists had not managed to kill the Archduke Ferdinand in Sarajevo?
What if their uprising was fueled and supported by the new Russian oligarchs?
What if, amid all the conspirators running through the chaos of Europe, there was one honest government agent whose determined pursuit of the killer of a child prostitute changed the course of history...?"