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Aldric & Anneliese
     

Aldric & Anneliese

by Harry E. Gilleland, Jr.
 
Aldric & Anneliese is a tale of nation building, kings, knights, fair ladies, battles won and lost, triumph, betrayal, tragedy, revenge, redemption, and great loves It is a story for the ages.

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Aldric & Anneliese is a tale of nation building, kings, knights, fair ladies, battles won and lost, triumph, betrayal, tragedy, revenge, redemption, and great loves It is a story for the ages.

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Benjamin Langinrich
Harry E. Gilleland, Jr. has a great ear for historical fiction, and has created a rousing romp in a fictitious but realistic country in 6th century Eastern Europe. The palace intrigue and the romantic entanglements lead us on a merry chase through an age of chivalry and treason, loyalty and betrayal. The twists and turns are sometimes surprising, but always fun to follow.

This novel's title is intriguing, as we do not even meet Anneliese until page 69, but the story of Aldric's love for
Norman Goldman
In Harry E. Gilleland, Jr.'s short fiction, Aldric & Anneliese, set in the late sixth century in an unnamed country in Eastern Europe, readers are pulled into a compelling story touching on a smorgasbord of age old themes as love, deception, gallantry, trust, war, fate, devotion, nation building, tragedy, revenge, forgiveness, redemption, as well as the rough and tumble life of the sixty century.

At the heart of the novel are three principal stories that unfold effortlessly from one to

Product Details

BN ID:
2940012476463
Publisher:
4RV Publishing
Publication date:
05/19/2011
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
450 KB

Meet the Author

Harry E. Gilleland, Jr. is a 66-year-old southerner. Born and raised in Macon, Georgia, he earned a B.S. (1966) and a M.S. (1968) in Microbiology from the University of Georgia in Athens. Following three years of service in the U.S. Army as a captain, including a tour of duty in Vietnam, he returned to earn a Ph.D. in Microbiology from UGA in 1973. He then headed north to complete a two-year postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Western Ontario in London, Canada. In July of 1975 he joined the faculty of the Department of Microbiology and Immunology at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in Shreveport, Louisiana. After twenty-nine years of teaching microbiology to medical and graduate students and performing vaccine research, Harry retired in July of 2004.

Today Harry and his wonderful wife Linda live in Shreveport, where Harry enjoys being
able to engage in his passion for writing full-time.

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