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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Baen Books
Publication date July 7, 2015
Pages 373
Binding Hardcover
Book category Adult Fiction
ISBN-13 9781476780610
ISBN-10 1476780617
Dimensions 1 by 6 by 9 in.
Weight 1 lbs.
Original list price $26.00
Summaries and Reviews
Amazon.com description: Product Description: 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

Editions
Hardcover
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With Eric Flint | from Baen Books (July 7, 2015)
9781476780610 | details & prices | 373 pages | 6.00 × 9.00 × 1.00 in. | 1.00 lbs | List price $26.00
About: Book #19 in the multiple New York Times best-selling Ring of Fire series.
Paperback
Book cover for 9781476781693
 
With Eric Flint | Reprint edition from Baen Books (July 26, 2016); titled "1636 the Cardinal Virtues"
9781476781693 | details & prices | 432 pages | 4.18 × 6.75 × 1.00 in. | List price $7.99
About: A new volume in the multiple New York Times best-selling Ring of Fire series.
With Violet Broadribb, Eric Flint, Margaret G. Marks | 4th edition from Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (February 1, 1994); titled "Broadribb''s Introductory Pediatric Nursing"
9780397549467 | details & prices | 8.75 × 11.25 × 1.00 in. | 2.70 lbs | List price $32.00
This edition also contains Broadribb''s Introductory Pediatric Nursing
About: The new edition of this popular pediatric text gives students a thorough, current and total picture of pediatric nursing practice.

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