1635: The Papal Stakes Audiobook, by Eric Flint Play Audiobook Sample

1635: The Papal Stakes Audiobook

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Read By: George Guidall Publisher: Recorded Books, Inc. Listen Time: at 1.0x Speed 15.83 hours at 1.5x Speed 11.88 hours at 2.0x Speed Series: The Ring of Fire Series Release Date: February 2013 Format: Unabridged Audiobook ISBN: 9781470323882

Quick Stats About this Audiobook

Total Audiobook Chapters:

60

Longest Chapter Length:

38:19 minutes

Shortest Chapter Length:

11:24 minutes

Average Chapter Length:

23:47 minutes

Audiobooks by this Author:

69

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Publisher Description

New York Times best-selling author Eric Flint continues his Ring of Fire series with esteemed sci-fi author Charles E. Gannon. Rome in the year 1635 finds Frank Stone and his pregnant wife Giovanna in the clutches of Cardinal Borgia, whose political machinations and papal assassins may soon elevate him to Pope Borgia. Now Frank, along with Harry Lefferts and his infamous Wrecking Crew, must protect Pope Urban VII from all manner of treachery.

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"In the same stripe as the others this one does go back to focusing more on the personal lives and trials of the characters. Not quite as many long discussions of the political mechanations of the era."

— Dennis (4 out of 5 stars)

1635: The Papal Stakes Listener Reviews

Overall Performance: 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 (4.00)
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  • Overall Performance: 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5

    " Great book, can't wait for next in this series. "

    — Alvin, 11/21/2013
  • Overall Performance: 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5

    " A fun alternative-history read! I enjoy this series! "

    — Runsilent, 9/7/2013
  • Overall Performance: 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5

    " Another good adventure and another couple of good characters introduced to the story line. With all the co-writers Flint has it's be nice to see the books comealong faster. "

    — David, 7/23/2013
  • Overall Performance: 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5

    " Plenty of action, politically, militarily, and theologically. The best book in the 1632 series since The Baltic War. "

    — Bill, 6/28/2013
  • Overall Performance: 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5

    " Just getting started with this one. I like the oppertunity to learn about the time period as well as the perambulations caused by the up-timers. "

    — Jeff, 5/17/2013
  • Overall Performance: 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5

    " I keep reading them...there are always too many spots of exposition or technical details, but I do love the series. "

    — Maurynne, 4/7/2013
  • Overall Performance: 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5

    " Poorly research about the Spanish characters, mangled Spanish words, etc. Good teological discussions althoug. "

    — Daniel, 3/3/2013

About the Authors

Eric Flint is a modern master of alternate history fiction, with three million books in print. He is the author and creator of the bestselling Ring of Fire series, starting with the novel 1632. He was for many years a labor union activist. He lives near Chicago, Illinois.

Charles E. Gannon is the author of science fiction and fantasy novels in numerous series, including the Caine Riordan novels, which have won the Compton Crook Award and been nominated for the Nebula Award. He is the coauthor with Eric Flint of 1636: The Papal Stakes and 1636: Commander Cantrell in the West Indies in the bestselling Ring of Fire series and coauthor with others of many other titles. He is a former professor and a member of SIGMA, the “SF think-tank,” which has advised various intelligence and defense agencies since the start of the millennium.

About George Guidall

George Guidall, winner of more than eighty AudioFile Earphones Awards, has won three of the prestigious Audie Award for Excellence in Audiobook Narration. In 2014 the Audio Publishers Association presented him with the Special Achievement Award for lifetime achievement/ During his thirty-year recording career he has recorded over 1,700 audiobooks, won multiple awards, been a mentor to many narrators, and shown by example the potential of fine storytelling. His forty-year acting career includes starring roles on Broadway, an Obie Award for best performance off Broadway, and frequent television appearances.