|About the Book|
On December 11, 1941, four days after Japan attacked Pearl Harbor, Adolf Hitler declared war on America. President Roosevelt reciprocated the declaration of war later that day. What if Hitler and FDR had not led their respective nations into mutualMoreOn December 11, 1941, four days after Japan attacked Pearl Harbor, Adolf Hitler declared war on America. President Roosevelt reciprocated the declaration of war later that day. What if Hitler and FDR had not led their respective nations into mutual war? What if there was a conspiracy on each side of the Atlantic to assure that Germany and America did not go to war against each other? What if each plan was part of the same global scheme? Who would have gained from such a stratagem? How could the course of history have changed? What would it have taken to accomplish such a machination? Twisted Crosses is about such a plot, a conspiracy of global reach and consequences at the very center of the two most powerful nations of that time.Thom Vines, the author of Twisted Crosses, is a former history teacher, and used his love of history to fashion the story of this World War Two spy thriller set primarily in Roosevelts White House and Hitlers Chancellery. This is his third book, the first two being Christian books. Tragedy and Trust, Can You Still Trust God After Losing a Child? is the searing story of losing one of their twin daughters, Kelsey, in 2008 when a 40,000 pound dump truck veered into her lane. Tragedy and Trust won the runner-up prize in the 2011 Beach Book Festival. The second book was a novel, entitled Hopes Ante. It, too, has won a runner-up award: in the Southern California Book Festival of 2012. Vines is currently the Deputy Superintendent of Lubbock-Cooper ISD in Lubbock, Texas, where his wife, Becky, is a curriculum specialist. They have two children: Jeremy and Kayla.