The new Confederated Principalities of Europe-an alliance between Gustavus, king of weden, and the West Virginia town, led by Mike Stearns, which was hurled back through time to the hirty years war- has big problems. As the greatest naval war in European history erupts, Cardinal Richelieu has created an alliance to destroy the CPE, and only American technology can save Gustavus from ruin.
Meanwhile Mike 's wife Rebecca is trapped in war-torn Amsterdam, and his sister Rita is imprisoned in the ower of London. And much as ike wants to reform tyrannical 17th-century Europe by Sweet Reason, he finds comfort in the fact that Margo, who trained as an Olympic marksman, still has her rifle ....
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One group stayed in their house at the Tower of London the entire book!

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The already complicated politics of the time are rendered even more complex by history books stolen from the Americans.

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And it was at least three or four chapters in before we found out there was n't some sort of convenient time-bubble that erased the babies from existence ( or prematurely aged them, like a soap opera.) The babies are back home, being cared for by someone else.There is no mention of the women missing their children.

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Thirteenth of a " time transplant " sf series.

And understand one another in a ear 's time?

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They just felt like a history book, and not one I would have gone out of my way to read.Finally, and do n't let the number of criticisms outweigh the fine qualities of this ook, but I found the underlying political position of the writer ( s) coming through a bit roughly.

I also recognize that this was a political book to begin with and must admit that the authors handled is with great skill.All of that being said, the entir ook was a joy to read, and I relished the pages, chewing them slowly and allowing myself to be swept into this world Flint ( and Weber) had created.

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Grantville has become well-established and great allies to Sweden 's King Gustavus Adolphus.

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