The Bavarian Crisis. Review by James Brooks. This review is deliberately vague in order to avoid spoilers. If a good series of books is like a road leading. The Bavarian Crisis by Eric Flint and Virginia DeMarce – WebScription The Baltic War, a collaboration with David Weber, was the latest New York . The Bavarian Crisis. Eric Flint, Author, Virginia DeMarce, Author. Baen $26 (p) ISBN

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The sheer mass of characters that are introduced in this book is staggering. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. The problem is that it tries to do too much, and far too often the narrative bogs down in pages of historical details. Write a customer review. If you’ve read any of these books you’ll have to read this one and telling you more about won’t make a difference.

The problem comes if you try to figure out how the stories interact or how various characters weave through the story. Meanwhile, Don Fernando, the Spanish Cardinal-Infante, moves toward peace with the fledgling United States of Europe while laying siege to Amsterdam and searching for a suitable bride.

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Please try again later. Many major characters from the x series make appearances and the story revolves around two of them — Veronica Dreeson wife of Grantville’s mayor and grandmother of Gretchen and Mary Simpson wife of Adm.


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It’s more complicated than that Tech Manual “Essay” archived at Events in the other novels New readers may very well be turned off the x series for good. Yes, ladies and gentlemen, this novel is a romance — or as close to it as mainstream alternate history comes.

I must say that I’ve met Virginia DeMarce, the primary author of this novel. The first book was especially exciting with a West Virginia town being transplanted to 17th century Germany and how they adapted. My hope is that the eARC I read will receive several rounds of editing before the book is officially published in October. Assiti Shards 6Universe. The world created by the book keeps expanding in time and space.

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Sep 16, David rated it liked it Shelves: Must redeem within 90 days. While I love the Grantville series, and this book moved the metaplot along, I can’t give it more than three stars. In the maelstrom that is Europe, even a 20th century copy of the Encyclopedia Britannica can precipitate a crisis, crisus readers learn of the Portuguese revolt, a crisis that will involve Naples as well.

The Galileo Affair But, it IS a symphony. The Cannon Law Assiti Shards.

Please select region, state or province. Main downside is that it has 4 principle plot threads with several smaller ones along the way. Music and Murder Bavadian recently widowed Duke Maximilian of Bavaria reluctantly assents to a dynastic marriage with his niece, Archduchess Maria Anna of Austria, but her recent reading of an uptime encyclopedia and the American Constitution leads her to consider other, previously unimaginable options.


The Ram Rebellion The Viennese Crisos Hardcoverpages. This is the continuing saga in the Universe that was started not surprisingly with a book entitled The Baltic War are integrated into the action and political events behind the scenes, and this book ties a host of little oddities into a coherent canvas capturing a snapshot of the state of Europe in early summer of By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

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Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. Select the format you would like to download: It’s usually not too bad, but at one point or another, every single character starts talking in short sentences. Perhaps its the deep bench of co-authors, who constantly bring new perspectives to the series, or that many of the volumes are not novels, but collections of short stories.