1636 by Eric Flint audiobook

1636: The Cardinal Virtues

By Eric Flint  and Walter H. Hunt
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The Ring of Fire Series: Book 19

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Book #19 in the multiple New York Times best-selling Ring of Fire series. After carving a free state for itself in war-torn 17th century Europe, citizens of the modern town of Grantville, West Virginia must contend with France's infamous Cardinal Richilieu, who is determined to keep his grip on power no matter what history says. France, 1636 . . . It has been twenty years since King Louis took ANa Maria Mauricia, daughter of Spain's King Philip III, as his wife, and their union has not yet produced an heir. Under the guidance of his chief minister, Cardinal Richelieu, a plan is developed to remedy that situation. Once she is with child, Queen Anne goes into seclusion to guard her health and protect her from those who would prefer that the child is never born-France's foreign enemies as well as schemers such as Monsieur Gaston d'Orleans, the King's younger brother and heir. When the Crown's opponents make their move, factions inside and outside France must choose sides and help determine the future and fate of the Kingdom. About 1636: The Devil's Opera: "Another engaging alternate history from a master of the genre."-Booklist ". . . an old-style police-procedural mystery, set in 17th century Germany. . . . the threads . . . spin together . . . to weave an addictively entertaining story. . . . a strong addition to a fun series."- Daily News of Galveston County About Eric Flint's Ring of Fire series: "This alternate history series is . a landmark."-Booklist "[Eric] Flint's 1632 universe seems to be inspiring a whole new crop of gifted alternate historians."-Booklist ".reads like a technothriller set in the age of the Medicis."-Publishers Weekly

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Book #19 in the multiple New York Times best-selling Ring of Fire series. After carving a free state for itself in war-torn 17th century Europe, citizens of the modern town of Grantville, West Virginia must contend with France's infamous Cardinal Richilieu, who is determined to keep his grip on power no matter what history says. France, 1636 . . . It has been twenty years since King Louis took ANa Maria Mauricia, daughter of Spain's King Philip III, as his wife, and their union has not yet produced an heir. Under the guidance of his chief minister, Cardinal Richelieu, a plan is developed to remedy that situation. Once she is with child, Queen Anne goes into seclusion to guard her health and protect her from those who would prefer that the child is never born-France's foreign enemies as well as schemers such as Monsieur Gaston d'Orleans, the King's younger brother and heir. When the Crown's opponents make their move, factions inside and outside France must choose sides and help determine the future and fate of the Kingdom. About 1636: The Devil's Opera: "Another engaging alternate history from a master of the genre."-Booklist ". . . an old-style police-procedural mystery, set in 17th century Germany. . . . the threads . . . spin together . . . to weave an addictively entertaining story. . . . a strong addition to a fun series."- Daily News of Galveston County About Eric Flint's Ring of Fire series: "This alternate history series is . a landmark."-Booklist "[Eric] Flint's 1632 universe seems to be inspiring a whole new crop of gifted alternate historians."-Booklist ".reads like a technothriller set in the age of the Medicis."-Publishers Weekly

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Author Bio: Eric Flint

Author Bio: Eric Flint

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.

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Author Bio: Walter H. Hunt

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Available Formats : Digital Download, CD
Category: Fiction/Science Fiction
Runtime: 12.82
Audience: Adult
Language: English