By Eric Flint, Virginia DeMarce
Publish yr note: First released October 2d 2007
The Thirty Years conflict keeps to ravage seventeenth century Europe, yet a brand new strength is accumulating energy and effect: the Confederated Principalities of Europe, an alliance among Gustavus Adolphus, King of Sweden, and the West Virginians from the twentieth century led through Mike Stearns who have been hurled centuries into the earlier by way of a mysterious cosmic accident.
The CPE has the information of twentieth century expertise, yet wishes iron and metal to make the machines. The iron mines of the higher Palatinate have been rendered inoperable through wartime harm, and American knowledge is required immediate to pump them out and get the steel flowing again--a project that may turn out extra advanced than a person expects. within the maelstrom that's Europe, even a twentieth century reproduction of the "Encyclopedia Britannica" can precipitate a difficulty, whilst readers examine of the 1640 Portuguese insurrection, a hindrance that might contain Naples besides. one other issue: Albanian exiles in Naples, encouraged via the americans, are plotting to recuperate misplaced Albanian turf, so as to precipitate one more obstacle within the Balkans.
This stricken century was once jam-packed with revolutions and plans for extra revolutions earlier than the americans arrived, and gave each would-be innovative an instance of a revolution that succeeded. Europe is a pot coming to a boil, and Mike Stearns may have his fingers complete because it doesn't boil over directly to Grantville and the CPE.
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1634 The Bavarian Crisis (Assiti Shards, Book 6) by Eric Flint, Virginia DeMarce