1636

1636

The Cardinal Virtues

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Baker & Taylor
In 1636 France, King Louis sends his expectant wife, Queen Anne, into seclusion to keep her safe from those who would do her harm, while France's foreign enemies as well as traitors within the court make their move, forcing factions both inside and outside of the country to choose sides. Part of a New York Times best-selling series.

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In 1636 France, King Louis sends his expectant wife, Queen Anne, into seclusion to keep her safe, while France's foreign enemies as well as traitors within the court make their move, forcing factions both inside and outside of the country to choose sides.

Simon and Schuster
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 Aña 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

Publisher: Riverdale, NY : Baen Books, [2015]
ISBN: 9781476780610
1476780617
Branch Call Number: Science Fiction FLINT E
Characteristics: 373 pages : maps ; 25 cm
Additional Contributors: Hunt, Walter H

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mammothhawk229e
Mar 31, 2017

Nice story on France in turmoil, at least one character in hiding & "why you attack me" in diplomatic speak.
Cover art speaks for itself.

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dedmanshootn
Jul 18, 2015

written with the usual style and verve. (spoiler alert) WOW does history ever change with THIS one!!

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