1636: Commander Cantrell in the West Indies Audiobook, by Eric Flint Play Audiobook Sample

1636: Commander Cantrell in the West Indies Audiobook

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Read By: George Guidall Publisher: Recorded Books, Inc. Listen Time: at 1.0x Speed 14.17 hours at 1.5x Speed 10.63 hours at 2.0x Speed Series: The Ring of Fire Series Release Date: October 2014 Format: Unabridged Audiobook ISBN: 9781490647388

Quick Stats About this Audiobook

Total Audiobook Chapters:

54

Longest Chapter Length:

46:21 minutes

Shortest Chapter Length:

01:01 minutes

Average Chapter Length:

23:45 minutes

Audiobooks by this Author:

69

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Publisher Description

New York Times and Wall Street Journal best-selling alternate history series. Book #14 in the Ring of Fire series created by Eric Flint. Eddie Cantrell, now married to the king of Denmark's daughter, is sent by Admiral Simpson to the Caribbean to secure access to the most valuable commodity on that continent-not the gold and silver which the Spanish treasure, but the oil which up-time machines and industry need. The admiral has also provided Eddie's small task force with the new steam-powered frigates that have just come out of the navy's shipyards. Even with the frigates, a giant obstacle stands in his way: the Gulf-girdling Spanish presence in the New World. So a diversion is needed, carried out by an up-time car mechanic and a down-time mercenary colonel who also happens to be the last earl of Ireland. Their mission: grab the oil fields on Trinidad, and so distract the attention of Spain's New World governors. While the Spanish galleons and troops head for Trinidad, Commander Cantrell's smallest and fastest steam sloop will make a run to the Louisiana coast. There, her crew will wind their way up the bayous to the real New World prize: the Jennings Oil Field. But Cantrell's plans could be wrecked in a multitude of ways. He faces often-hostile natives, rambunctious Dutch ship captains, allied colonies on the brink of starvation, and vicious social infighting that can barely be contained by his capable and passionate new wife. When the galleons finally come out in force to engage his small flotilla, Eddie will discover that the Spanish aren't the only enemies who will be coming against him in a fateful Caribbean show-down.

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  • Overall Performance: 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Narration Rating: 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Story Rating: 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5

    — Dolph Flint, 4/14/2022

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.