1637

The Polish Maelstrom
Narrated by: George Guidall
Series: 1632: Ring of Fire, Book 36
Length: 15 hrs and 46 mins
4.5 out of 5 stars (146 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

A new addition to the four-time New York Times best-selling Ring of Fire series from alternate history master Eric Flint.

After carving a place for itself among the struggling powers of 17th-century Western Europe, the "out-of-time" modern town of Grantville, West Virginia must fight for its life against Dark Age domination.

A cosmic accident sets the modern town of Grantville, West Virginia, down in war-torn 17th-century Europe and a new nation is forged. Now when United States of Europe ally King Gustavas of Sweden invades Poland, the U.S. of E. is dragged into a full-scale European war against ruthless opponents. 

Meanwhile Mike Stearns, wily and courageous leader of the up-time West Virginians, has been turned out of office in an election. But, like Churchill (before and after him) Stearns is not done yet. He's determined to stoke the fires of democratic rebellion in Saxony near the main front, and thus keep the young nation he founded, and once led, out of the hands of medieval tyrants - tyrants who would like nothing better than to wipe those troublesome upstarts from the future off the timeline and go back to the bad old days of oppression and serfdom.

©2019 Eric Flint (P)2019 Recorded Books

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  • 04-25-19

Better by Flint

Having listened to all of this series I find it refreshing to again know and listen to a solely written Eric Flint book. There’s something that sets them aside from the others. Me. Guidall’s reading is marvelous as ever.

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An excellent continuation

Eric Flint again has written an enjoyable story in his Ring of Fire series. The only problem with this book is the fact that there’s almost no way you can start the series here and not be totally lost.
I HIGHLY recommend that you go ALL the way back to 1632, the story that started it all, and begin from there.
If you are up to date with the series, you will enjoy this one.

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Lovely

While the whole ring of fire series has been captivating, it is alway especially enjoyable to have another volume directly from Eric Flint himself!

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Another fantastic story!

Another great addition to the 1632 book series that as always leaves me wanting more and waiting for the next step in the journey!

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  • Keith K
  • 01-13-20

Good yarn

The Ring of Fire series has suffered by some very second rate additions. This isn't one of them 😁