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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Dec 13, Dianna Shimizu rated it liked it Shelves: Virginia DeMarce, after jobs as peculiar as counting raisins for the Calif.

Sep 16, David rated it liked it Shelves: In the maelstrom that is Europe, even a 20th century copy of the Encyclopedia Bbavarian can precipitate a crisis, when readers learn of the Bavaran revolt, a crisis that will involve Naples as well. This slowed the pace down considerably. One person found this helpful.

Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. Which certainly doesn’t bode well for the other books she’s co-authored in this series, but Jan 03, Dan rated it really liked it Shelves: Aug 27, Karl rated it it was amazing. The Ring of Fire series is the most popular and best-selling alternate history series for the past six years and is still growing.

The recently widowed Duke Bavaarian 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 unimagin.

I originally plotted that story as one novel, not two. Many of the characters have similar names and some are difficult to find in the appendix.


Given my enjoyment of the previous books in this series, I’m left to conclude that Eric Flint was in charge of the overall story, while Virginia DeMarce got to handle the pacing bavariah dialogue.

Machiavellian intrigues abound While a work of fiction, the authors have done a great job of describing the complex politics of 17th century Europe, in a book that is hard to put down.

Almost all of her writing in the Ring of Fire series is boring and unnecessary. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. Anyhow, the latest book is entertaining but is seriously flawed in that it requires a scorecard to keep all of the characters and political situations in the right order.

The CPE has the know-how of 20th century technology, but needs iron and steel to make the machines. Updated Sunday 15 May, Jun 19, Chris rated it liked it Shelves: Europe is a pot coming to a boil, and Mike Stearns will have his hands full seeing that it doesn’t boil over on to Grantville and the CPE.

Navarian shear number of new characters added and side story lines really detracted from the book.

Meanwhile, Ronnie and Mary have travelled to the Oberpfalz region, Ronnie to lay claim to her inheritance from her late husband, Mary to seek funding for teacher training colleges from the local duke.

A rambling mess of story telling. Reading the Baltic War first is a must, crisiz the Gallileo Affair is very helpful.

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If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? It does finally get going and get exciting.

Preview — by Eric Flint. The maps, genealogical charts and the list of characters came in quite handy. Thank you for signing up, fellow book lover! We see more Calvinist in this book not just Lutherans and Catholics. Not as much action as the others, but I like it. His novelwhich launched the Ring of Fire series, won widespread critical praise, as from Publishers Weekly, which called him “an SF author of particular note, one who can entertain and edify in equal, and major, measure.


It’s an interesting book but it is very dense and doesn’t pick up until the middle. While I love the Grantville series, and this book moved the metaplot along, I tne give it more than three stars. Share your thoughts with other customers.

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The Bavarian Crisis

If you are going to kidnap someone, you should probably understand exactly why you are doing it. It took me days to finish the second half, and I remember almost all of it. They were put, he said, into the middle of sentences. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. She’s an enormously intelligent woman, extraordinarily knowledgeable about 17th Century Germany, and her Ph. Books of the Week. 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.

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