Republic: A Novel of America’s Future

Republic: A Novel of America’s Future by Charles Sheehan-Miles is $0.99 in the Amazon Kindle store, and has received an average user rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars based on 103 customer reviews.

Category: Science Fiction / Alternative History
 

 
 

 
 

 
Here is the book’s description from the Amazon website:

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Ken Murphy is a 45 year-old National Guard Colonel and senior manager at a computer chip manufacturer in quiet Highview, West Virginia. In this future history featuring frightening parallels to our present, the local economy is thrown into a tailspin when the plant is suddenly shut down, even as the nation is thrown into turmoil by a deadly domestic terrorist attack. Murphy, like everyone else in his town, is suddenly thrown out of work, with no way to pay for medical care for his son.

The local workers, in an attempt to prove they can operate on their own, move in and occupy the factory. What started as a labor dispute becomes a deadly conflict when the federal government intervenes and three people die in a tragic confrontation.

Karen Greenfield, a young captain in Murphy’s National Guard battalion, faces a devastating choice: how does she serve the Constitution she swore to protect when the danger comes from the federal government itself? After witnessing the senseless death of a co-worker, she begins to question the foundations of everything she has ever believed.

The conflict escalates from Charleston, West Virginia to the halls of Congress. Politicians on both sides refuse to back down or compromise, bringing open armed conflict closer and closer to reality.

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