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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A very ambitious plotline with a lot of interwoven stories, so I am glad I had a physical copy of this book. 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.

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. The Cannon Law The Cardinal Virtues Another factor – Albanian exiles in Naples, inspired by the Americans, are plotting to recover lost Albanian turf, which will precipitate yet another crisis in the Balkans.

I might someday go back and updated thr books to reflect my new scale. She’s an enormously intelligent woman, extraordinarily knowledgeable about 17th Century Crsis, and her Ph.

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Featured Content We could feature a quote or other highlighted information here. First, because the expedition sent to revitalize the mining industry in the upper Palatinate walks into the middle of a ferocious battle between the USE and the Duke of Bavaria. I simply wish it wasn’t so boring in doing so. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty.


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Funny, dramatic, and provides a very vivid picture of this alternative Europe in Try cisis Kindle edition and experience these great reading features: Albanian exiles in Naples, inspired by the Americans, are plotting to recover lost Albanian turf, which will precipitate yet another crisis in the Balkans. There’s a problem loading this menu right now. It is difficult enough struggling with foreign German mainly titles and cdisis names through out the story.

Jun 14, Barry rated it really liked it. The main plot revolves around a group of people moving across the countryside getting chased by bad guys. There’s so much going on that it becomes hard to remember who is where and doing what, especially when multiple characters are rushing to and fro in the latter parts of the book. This troubled century was full of revolutions and plans for more revolutions before the Americans arrived, and gave every would-be revolutionary an example of a revolution that succeeded.

The Volga Rules There was a problem filtering reviews right now. The Chronicles of Dr. 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. There are frequent allusions to other books of the series, adding to the difficulty of the text.

While it is not a story that stands on it’s own, anyone who is already familiar with the characters and situation in this alternate universe will enjoy it. Thank you for signing up, fellow book lover!


Select the format you would like to download: More books in this series: The Bavarian Crisis was delayed due to the delayed start and completion of the preceding major work in the set, The Baltic War.

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Lacks a solid sense of Time when this happened 2. There were parts of the story I enjoyed – primarily the ones that progressed the over-arching series. Please, please, please put the dialog tags in a more unobtrusive spot.

It’s still necessary to keep the road together, and is just as important as the cobblestones, asphalt or bricks that also make up the road.

Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. Mind you, that never actually gets used for anything, but there is this explanation. Unfortunately, Maximilian of Bavaria does not want to remarry, and is also rapidly losing his marbles.

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There are just to many things going on. Mar 12, Scott rated it it was ok. Her stories regularly deal with historical social and social science matters, as may be expected from DeMarce’s PhD dissertation about the German Peasants’ War and her life work as a 17th-century European history specialist.

It’s an interesting book but it is very dense and doesn’t pick up until the middle. Meanwhile, Don Fernando, the Spanish Cardinal-Infante, moves toward peace with the fledgling United States of Europe while laying siege to Amsterdam and searching for a suitable bride.