RETURN TO THE AMERICAN TOWN LOST IN TIME
A mysterious cosmic force--the "Ring of Fire"--has hurled the 20th century town of- Grantville back to 17th century Europe and into the heart of the Thirty Years War. With their seemingly magical technology, and their radical ideas of freedom and justice, the time-lost West Virginians are changing the course of history--and making very powerful and dangerous enemies.
• The new United States in central Germany launches a one- plane Doolittle Raid on Paris, France. The target: their archenemy, Cardinal Richelieu.
• Meanwhile, Mike Stearns sends a mercenary company to the rescue of an ambassador from India who's being held captive in Austria--but the two officers in charge, an Englishman and an Irishman, seem to be more interested in fighting each other than carrying out their mission.
• And, in a complete novel by new alternate history star Danita Ewing, An Invisible War, the new United States founds a medical school in Jena' despite resistance from up-timers and down-timers alike.