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Is 'When Lions Roar' like 'Downtown Abbey'? The Buffalo News Thinks So and Calls the Book "A Terrific Read". Are Churchills & Kennedys Headed for BBC/PBS TV Berth? Calling Julian Fellowes!

What I have always maintained -- that When Lions Roar is comparable to TV's Downton Abbey -- has now been affirmed by the Buffalo News, the Warren Buffett-owned, take-it-to-the-bank newspaper in New York State!  After all, virtually everyone in my book about the Churchills and the Kennedy has either a British accent or a Boston/New England accent. Only the author has a New York accent. And both families in my book deal a lot with Lady Astor, Lord Beaverbrook and the Duke of Devonshire! 
Could we go from "Masters of Sex" on Showtime to "When Lions Roar" with another hit on TV? Mmmmm.....

So let's hear an excerpt from Edward Cuddihy in The Buffalo News about this book
"Thomas Maier tapped into the mother lode when he chose to wrap Winston Churchill and Joseph P. Kennedy, along with their families and extended circle of famous friends, into the same volume. Between those two giants – one, a national leader and world inspiration, the other, a perfidious sel…