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The Baltic War, which began in the novel 1633, is still raging, and the time-lost Americans of Grantville—the West Virginia town hurled back into the seventeenth century by a mysterious cosmic accident—are caught in the middle of it. Gustavus Adolphus, king of Sweden and emperor of the United States of Europe, prepares a counter-attack on the combined forces of France, Spain, England, and Denmark—former enemies which have allied in the League of Ostend to destroy the threat to their power that the Americans represent—and are besieging the German city of Luebeck. Elsewhere in war-torn Europe, several American plans are approaching fruition. Admiral Simpson of Grantville frantically races against time to finish the USE Navy’s ironclad ships—desperately needed to break the Ostender blockade of the Baltic ports. A commando unit sent by Mike Stearns to England prepares the rescue the Americans being held in the Tower of London. In Amsterdam, Rebecca Stearns continues three-way negotiations with the prince of Orange and the Spanish Cardinal-Infante, who has conquered most of the Netherlands. And, in Copenhagen, the captured young USE naval officer Eddie Cantrell tries to persuade the king of Denmark to break with the Ostender alliance, all while pursuing a dangerous romantic involvement with one of the Danish princesses.

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  • “Exciting…Readers will eagerly look forward to further installments in this richly imagined alternate history series.”

    Publishers Weekly

  • “A splendid example of character-centered alternate history, this is a must read for its series’ growing fandom.”

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About the Author
Author Eric Flint

Eric Flint is the coauthor of the New York Times bestselling 1632 series. His first novel, Mother of Demons, was picked by the Science Fiction Chronicle as a best novel of the year. He has written a variety of other science fiction and fantasy works, including the Heirs of Alexandria series, the Rats, Bats, and Vats series, and a number of solo novels. Flint is the editor of the Baen Free Library, a place for authors to post entirely free copies of their work. He has also edited a number of science fiction classics by authors such as Christopher Anvil, Murray Leinster, and James H. Schmitz. He currently resides in East Chicago, Indiana, with his wife, Lucille.