Fight for Freedom in a Dark and Bloody Age!
After a cosmic accident sets the modern West Virginia town of Grantsville down in war-torn seventeenth century Europe, the United States of Europe is forged in the fire of battle. The Baltic War reaches a climax as France, Spain, England, and Denmark besiege the U.S.E. in the Prussian stronghold of Lubeck. The invention of ironclads, the introduction of special force tactics during a spectacular rescue operation at the Tower of London – the up-timers plan to use every trick in the time traveler's book to avoid a defeat that will send Europe back to a new Dark Age!
Multiple New York Times
best-seller and creator of the legendary "Honorverse" series David Weber teams with New York Times
best-selling alternate history master Eric Flint to tell the tale of the little town that remade a continent and rang in freedom for a battle-ravaged land in the latest blockbuster addition to Flint's "Grantsville" saga!
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"This is a thoughtful and exciting look at just how powerful are the ideals we sometimes take for granted, and is highly recommended[.]"
— Publishers Weekly
on Flint and Weber's 1633
"[R]eads like a Tom Clancy techno-thriller set in the age of the Medicis…"
— Publishers Weekly
on New York Times
best-seller, 1634: The Galileo Affair
is the author of the New York Times
best seller 1634: The Galileo Affair
(with Andrew Dennis)—a novel in his top-selling "Ring of Fire" alternate history series. His first novel for Baen, Mother of Demons
, was picked by Science Fiction Chronicle
as a best novel of the year. His 1632
, which launched the Ring of Fire series, won widespread critical praise, as from Publishers Weekly
, which called him "an SF author of particular note, one who can entertain and edify in equal, and major measure." A longtime labor union activist with a master's degree in history, he currently resides in northwest Indiana with his wife Lucille.
About the Author
David Weber is author of the "New York Times" best-selling Honor Harrington series as well as "In Fury Born" and other popular novels. With Steve White, he is the author of "Insurrection," "Crusade," "In Death Ground," and the "New York Times" best seller "The Shiva Option," all novels based on his "Starfire" SF strategy game. Eric Flint's impressive first novel, "Mother of Demons" (Baen), was selected by "SF Chronicle" as one of the best novels of 1997. With David Drake he has written six popular novels in the Belisarius series, including the new novel "The Dance of Time," and with David Weber collaborated on "1633," a novel in the Ring of Fire series, and on "Crown of Slaves," a best of the year pick by "Publishers Weekly." Flint received his masters degree in history from UCLA and was for many years a labor union activist. He lives in East Chicago, IL, with his wife and is working on more books in the best-selling Ring ofFire series.