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1636: The Cardinal Virtues (Ring of Fire, #19) Eric Flint

1636: The Cardinal Virtues (Ring of Fire, #19)

Eric Flint

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ISBN : 9781476780610
Hardcover
384 pages
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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 Frances infamous CardinalMoreBook #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 Frances 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 Ana Maria Mauricia, daughter of Spains 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--Frances foreign enemies as well as schemers such as Monsieur Gaston dOrleans, the Kings younger brother and heir. When the Crowns opponents make their move, factions inside and outside France must choose sides and help determine the future and fate of the Kingdom.