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Virtual Event – Brian Kilmeade
May 12, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Join us for a virtual launch party celebrating Brian Kilmeade’s book: Sam Houston & the Alamo Avengers!
About this Event
Magic City Books is proud to present a virtual author event with Brian Kilmeade, host of Fox & Friends and The Brian Kilmeade Show, to celebrate the paperback release of his sixth book, Sam Houston & the Alamo Avengers: The Texas Victory that Changed American History. This paperback edition includes an all-new, exclusive epilogue detailing how Abraham Lincoln and Sam Houston tried to stop Texas from leaving the Union at the start of the Civil War.
This is now a free virtual event hosted on Zoom! Register in advance for the event here: https://magiccitybooks.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJcrcO6hqTwqGNRxfQWGbXNNv3ejwShmKWfw
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.
Our special guest moderator for the event is the Host of KRMG Morning News, Dan Potter.
You can purchase a copy of Sam Houston and the Alamo Avengers through the Magic City Books online store: https://magiccitybooks.square.site/product/sam-houston-and-the-alamo-avengers/106 or by calling the store, 918-602-4452.
About SAM HOUSTON & THE ALAMO AVENGERS
In his now-trademark style, Brian Kilmeade brings alive one of the most pivotal moments in American history, this time telling the heart-stopping story of the fight for Texas independence. While the events at the Alamo are familiar to most, fewer remember that, following that crushing loss, Sam Houston led a rag-tag army of volunteers to a stunning victory that paved the way for America’s Westward expansion.
This paperback edition includes an all-new, exclusive epilogue detailing how Abraham Lincoln and Sam Houston tried to stop Texas from leaving the Union at the start of the Civil War. Kilmeade’s subsequent pages go on to recount how, on March 6, 1836, the Mexican army led by General Santa Anna massacred some two hundred Texans who had been trapped in a former Spanish mission in San Antonio for thirteen days. American legends Jim Bowie and David Crockett died there, along with other Americans who had moved to Texas looking for a fresh start. But the dramatic events at the Alamo are only act one in this extraordinary drama.
The defeat galvanized the surviving Texans and, commanded by General Houston, a maverick with a rocky past, a small army of settlers rallied to take on their much larger foe. But bloody battles in his own past had taught Houston patience and, in the face of angry men eager for immediate revenge, he convinced the Texans to do what they hated most: they retreated. The humiliating withdrawal would last six full weeks — until, finally, Houston and his underdog Texans turned to fight. Then they would exact a revenge at San Jacinto where, in eighteen short minutes they won the independence for which so many had died.
Sam Houston and the Alamo Avengers recaptures the pivotal days in the future state of Texas that would change America forever. He takes us from Gonzalez to Goliad and on to San Jacinto. He sheds light on the tight-rope the war hero walks between courage and calculation. Thanks to Kilmeade’s storytelling, a new generation of readers will remember the Alamo and the lesser-known heroes who snatched victory from the jaws of defeat.
ABOUT BRIAN KILMEADE
BRIAN KILMEADE is the coauthor of George Washington’s Secret Six, Thomas Jefferson and the Tripoli Pirates, and Andrew Jackson and the Miracle of New Orleans, all New York Times bestsellers. Kilmeade cohosts Fox News Channel’s morning show “Fox & Friends” and hosts the daily national radio show, The Brian Kilmeade Show. He lives on Long Island.
Sam Houston & The Alamo Avengers is his sixth book.