Ring of Fire III (The 1632 Universe)

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Collection #3 of rollicking and idea-packed alternate history tales written by today’s hottest science fiction writers and edited by New York Times best-seller Eric Flint. After a cosmic accident sets the modern-day West Virginia town of Grantville down in war-torn seventeenth century Europe, these everyday, resourceful Americans must adapt – or be trod into the dust of the past.

Let’s do the “Time Warp” again! Another rollicking, thought-provoking collection of tales by a ...

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Overview

Collection #3 of rollicking and idea-packed alternate history tales written by today’s hottest science fiction writers and edited by New York Times best-seller Eric Flint. After a cosmic accident sets the modern-day West Virginia town of Grantville down in war-torn seventeenth century Europe, these everyday, resourceful Americans must adapt – or be trod into the dust of the past.

Let’s do the “Time Warp” again! Another rollicking, thought-provoking collection of tales by a star-studded array of top writers such as bestseller Mercedes Lackey and Eric Flint himself – all set in Eric Flint’s phenomenal Ring of Fire series.

Rock on, Renaissance! A cosmic accident sets the modern West Virginia town of Grantville down in war-torn seventeenth century Europe. It will take all the gumption of the resourceful, freedom-loving up-timers to find a way to flourish in mad and bloody end of medieval times. Are they up for it? You bet they are. The third rollicking and idea-packed collection of Grantville tales edited by Eric Flint, and inspired by his now-legendary 1632.

About Eric Flint’s “Ring of Fire” series:
“[Eric] Flint's 1632 universe seems to be inspiring a whole new crop of gifted alternate historians.” -Booklist

“[Eric Flint] can entertain and edify in equal, and major, measure.” -Publishers Weekly

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781439134481
  • Publisher: Baen
  • Publication date: 7/5/2011
  • Series: 1632 Series , #3
  • Pages: 512
  • Product dimensions: 6.22 (w) x 9.52 (h) x 1.42 (d)

Meet the Author

Eric Flint is a modern master of alternate history fiction. He’s the author/creator of the New York Times best-selling Ring of Fire series. With David Drake he has written six popular novels in the Belisarius alternate Roman history series, including, and with David Weber collaborated on 1633 and 1634: The Baltic War. Flint was for many years a labor union activist. He lives in Chicago, Illinois.

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Table of Contents

Preface Eric Flint 1

Dye Another Day Mercedes Lackey 3

Birds of a Feather Charles E. Gannon 17

Falser Messiah Tim Roesch 33

Royal Dutch Airlines Gorg Huff Paula Goodlett 56

Milton's Choice Mark Huston 77

To End the Evening Bradley H. Sinor 97

Cap and Gown Jack Carroll 111

A Relation of the Late Siege Panteleimon Roberts 143

Frying Pan Anette Pedersen 163

All God's Children in the Burning East Garrett W. Vance 179

Do It Once and Do It Again Terry Howard 211

Les Ailes du Papillon Walter Hunt 229

And the Devil Will Drag You Under Walt Boyes 249

Salonica Kim Mackey 265

The Sound of Sweet Strings: A Serenade in One Movement David Carrico 283

Stone Harvest Karen Bergstralh 301

An Eye Opene Kerryn Offord Linda Davidson 325

Make Mine Macramé Virginia DeMarce 337

Upward Mobility Charles E. Gannon 367

Map 390

Four Days on the Danube Eric Flint 391

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