1632 Genre

Book Cover: Bartley's Man

by Paula Goodlett & Gorg Huff

Bartley's Man is about love, respect and honor, and becoming wealthy in the service of David Bartley, an up-timer teenager with a brilliant mind. It is the journey of Johan Kipper, a reluctant soldier in Tilly's tercio as he collides with the fact of Grantville's existence. Johan decides he doesn't want to be a soldier anymore. So he becomes what he thinks is a servant to entrepreneur David Bartley and the Higgins family....

Bartley's Man
Book Cover: Essen Defiant

by David Carrico & Kim Mackey

Whether it was a blessed miracle or a disastrous catastrophe, the arrival of Grantville in Europe in the year 1631 created changes that are long-lasting and spreading wider and wider as time passes. In 1634, Louis DeGeer, statesman, merchant, and player of the game of princes, having extracted as much information and technology as he could out of Grantville, makes his move to establish a new state...

Essen Defiant
Book Cover: Essen Steel

by Kim Mackey

The arrival of Grantville has brought new knowledge, new technology and new opportunities to the continent of Europe. To take full advantage of these new opportunities requires decisiveness few are willing to consider—but Louis De Geer, a Walloon industrialist and entrepreneur, is one of them.

When his niece, newly arrived in Grantville, alerts him to the transformed situation, De Geer acts q...

Essen Steel
Book Cover: Joseph Hanauer

by Douglas Jones

As central Europe crumbles during the Thirty Years War, Joseph Hanauer and a group of other Jewish refugees struggle to make their way from the Rhineland to Poland. Their plans change with rumors of troop movements and then an even more astounding rumor, that the actual pit of Hell has opened in the hills of the Thuringerwald.

In this story, part of Eric Flint's Ring of Fire alternate history s...

Joseph Hanauer
Book Cover: Letters From Gronow

by David Carrico

What happens when the seventeenth century encounters Cthulhu and Nyarlathotep? What happens when the Elder Gods descend upon Magdeburg? When literary entrepreneur Johann Gronow discovers the stories of H. P. Lovecraft and Edgar Allen Poe in the libraries and book collections of Grantville, he launches a magazine for the purpose of publishing translations of their stories.
Der Schwarze Kater—The...

Letters From Gronow
Book Cover: Love & Chemistry

by Jack Carroll & Edith Wild

Sometimes it takes a lot of travel and a little chemistry to find love.

For down-timer Matthias Ehrenhardt it is certainly true. His life begins inauspiciously at the loss of his home and family but the plucky young man does not give up. Instead, he takes his chances at the new university to study engineering.

Only one thing worries Matthias. He has loved the gentle Dora all his life and he ...

Love & Chemistry
Book Cover: Medicine and Disease after the Ring of Fire

by Iver P. Cooper & Kim Mackey

In Eric Flint's words of 1632, after the Ring of Fire landed the Grantvillers in Germany, everything changed.

This collection of non fiction from the Grantville Gazette features some of our writers best work on Medicine and Disease. ...

Medicine and Disease after the Ring of Fire
Book Cover: No Ship for Tranquebar

by Karen C. Evans & Kevin H. Evans

Every alternate history series has to have airships!

1632 isn't going to give you steam-punk armored dirigibles, but these adventurers do want to send a steam driven airship from Copenhagen to the Bay of Bengal!...

No Ship for Tranquebar
Book Cover: Second Chance Bird

by Garrett W. Vance

The Dodo is extinct everyone knows it. Caroline Platzer certainly does when she explains to Princess Christina that, "It was a kind of bird." But the last sighting of the Dodo was in 1662 and now is the year of our lord 1635.  Is 1635 too late to save the Dodo? Even if it's not, is it humanly possible?...

Second Chance Bird
Book Cover: The Battle for Newfoundland

by Eric Flint & Herbert Sakalaucks

The smash 1632 sequel to the Danish Scheme!

War clouds gather as the French and Danes struggle for control of the north in the New World. Move and counter-move play out as Richelieu launches a French expedition to sweep the Danes from their new settlements. It’s the Love Boat versus the French Navy as King Christian’s hare-brained contraption, the first modern submarine, tries to single-han...

The Battle for Newfoundland
Book Cover: The Chrysanthemum, the Cross, and the Dragon

by Iver P. Cooper

In Iver P. Cooper's latest alternate history novel, a new contribution to Eric Flint's 1632 Universe, the romance between Juan Cardona, an officer in Spain's Manila garrison, and Huang Mingyu, a young, beautiful Chinese woman, is threatened when a Dutch-Japanese force launches a surprise attack on 17th century Manila. Manila falls and Juan is rescued by Huang Mingyu, who proves to have hidden tale...

The Chrysanthemum, the Cross, and the Dragon
Book Cover: The Danish Scheme

by Eric Flint & Herbert Sakalaucks

Something new is brewing in the 17th century! Fans of the 1632 series have often asked "What's going on in North America?" Herbert Sakalaucks has set out to let you know in his short novel "The Danish Scheme." ...

The Danish Scheme
Book Cover: The Hunt for The Red Cardinal

by Bradley H. Sinor & Susan P. Sinor

The West Virginians from Grantville have met many historical personages since the small town was flung back in time and into a new universe. But the down-timers have too. Cardinal Richelieu cannot decide whether he likes Charleton Heston or Tim Curry better as Cardinal Richelieu. So, when the King is murdered on the way to see his unborn son, and the Cardinal is gravely wounded, who else would the...

The Hunt for The Red Cardinal
Book Cover: The Monster Society

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Monster Society

Writen by: Eric Brown wants Robert Waters and Anna G. Carpenter

The year is 1635. The event known as the Ring of Fire is four years behind us, and yet, there are still strange occurences taking place.

Enter the Gesellschaft der Ungethüme, The Monster Society, a Live Action Role-Playing group (LARPers) who have sworn an oath to protect Grantville and its shadowy surrounds ...

The Monster Society
Book Cover: The Muse of Music

by David Carrico & Enrico Toro

When Italian musician Giacomo Carissimi hears about Up-time music in Grantville he sets off across the Alps to see and hear these wonders. Nothing will keep him from his dream of learning the new music and seeing new instruments, not even warring militias and the threats of plague. ...

The Muse of Music
Book Cover: The Persistence of Dreams

by Meriah Crawford & Robert Waters

It is 1636: five years after a West Virginia town from the year 2000 arrived in Germany in a flash of light and altered the course of history. Now, down-time master artist Daniel Block is troubled. No mention or proof of his name or life work, of which he has long been proud, made it through the Ring of Fire; it’s as if he never existed. What can a talented and proud artist like him do, to make ...

The Persistence of Dreams
Book Cover: Turn Your Radio On

by Wood Hughes

The Ring of Fire brought back more that just technology, law, culture, and history. Religions, and religious thought that had yet to occur to the 17th century suddenly appeared.

At the same time, the Voice of America is selling radio time......

Turn Your Radio On