The Bavarian Crisis. Review by James Brooks. This review is deliberately vague in order to avoid spoilers. If a good series of books is like a road leading. The Bavarian Crisis by Eric Flint and Virginia DeMarce – WebScription The Baltic War, a collaboration with David Weber, was the latest New York . The Bavarian Crisis. Eric Flint, Author, Virginia DeMarce, Author. Baen $26 (p) ISBN

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1634: The Bavarian Crisis

The Archduchess was a great character and I hope we see her in thr future. There was little conversation and it was constantly jumping from one plot to the other. The problem comes if criisis try to figure out how the stories interact or how various so this is the final book for the year in the series. It’s all a whole lot of fun, and I’d almost give it four stars, only it’s rather slow to get moving, and if you’re not in the mood you could stop reading before it really takes off.

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It doesn’t help that many of the places have similar names. More books in this series: Select the format you would like to download: It is easy to say that Grantville is us, therefore it must have the best values and will win all of the crissis wars.

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One of these items ships sooner than the other. Most of the limited military action that takes place during the course bavaarian the story happens off-stage, and as readers, we only get to see the after-effects of surrenders and confrontations. All 16344 books would be easier to read if the maps were better.


An enormous cast of new down-time characters also join these two well-known characters in the story, which revolves around a series of weddings. The recently widowed Duke Maximilian of Bavaria reluctantly assents to a dynastic marriage with his niece, Archduchess Maria Anna of Austria, but her recent reading of an uptime encyclopedia and the American Constitution leads her to consider other, previously unimaginable options.

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Really doesn’t help if the book opens up before prior books. Good addition to the series. The Ram Rebellion Second, because in the maelstrom that is Europe, even a 20th century copy of the Encyclopedia Britannica can precipitate a crisis from the most unexpected quarters. The novel begins by detailing the machinations the Habsburg heiress Archduchess Maria Anna of Austria to gather information, with the aid of her bavvarian aunt and her younger sister, behind the backs of her father Emperor Ferdinand II and his Jesuit watchdogs.

May 22, Debrac rated it really liked it. The problem is that it tries to do too much, and far too often the narrative bogs criwis in pages of historical details.

Today in Alternate History. The problem comes if you try to figure out how the baavarian interact or how various characters weave through the story.

In the maelstrom that is Europe, even a 20th century copy of the Encyclopedia Britannica can precipitate a criss, when readers learn bavaroan the Portuguese revolt, a crisis that will involve Naples as well.

But to have the heading in Latin without simply proving the translation parenthesized in a smaller font shows a contempt for your reader. It did mention Unitarianism for a moment, but I’m interested that I don’t recall so far in the series – ever seeing atheism mentioned.

Reading the Baltic War first is a must, and the Gallileo Affair is very helpful. Even so, I did end up reading another book at the very beginning as the early stages of this book were frustrating to get through.


The Baltic Warand where that story takes place primarily in northern Germany and the Baltic Sea hence the namethis book takes place in central and southern Germany. She gets mixed up with Veronica Dreeson better known, perhaps, as the redoubtable Gretchen Richter’s grandmother and Mary Simpson wife of Admiral John Simpsonand a certain degree of screwball comedy ensues.

The premise is that a small West Virginia town inexplicably gets transported back to 17th century century Germany in the midst of the 30 years war.

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The story jumps from place to place from this person to that one in an attempt cover multiple parts of the story happening about the same time. The CPE has the know-ho ‘The Thirty Years War’ continues to ravage 17th century Europe, but a new force is gathering power and influence – the Confederated Principalities of Europe, an alliance between Gustavus Adolphus, King of Sweden, and the West Virginians from the 20th century led by Mike Stearns who were hurled centuries into the past by a mysterious cosmic accident.

Ships from and sold by Amazon. The main plot revolves around a group of people moving across the countryside getting chased by bad guys. I had trouble with this book’s rating – I liked the characters and the plot, but I really was not a fan of the writing style. Read Online Email Kindle Ebook to me.