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New 1632verse releases from Baen

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Re: New 1632verse releases from Baen
Post by Senior Chief   » Tue Jun 24, 2014 12:06 am

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Hutch wrote:And the E-ARC for Commander Cantrell is now available from the Baen website (just acquired it Monday night).


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I liked the book but not the cover art... The ship should be lower in the water... with that much freeboard its a wonder it did not keel over.
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The Cover Art Is Way Off And Why
Post by HB of CJ   » Tue Jun 24, 2014 5:47 pm

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I do not understand why the cover art is so wrong. Anybody ever do a critic before they went to press? Anybody?

Or put more gently...even I could have done much better with all the book covers and I am not even remotely an artist.

The dead bad guy in the alley with the good guy standing over him with the uptime pistol is done wrong. Tactically stupid.

The observation car from the airship is wrong. Wrong shape. Wrong rigging. No comm line observable. Just me?

That steam sailing ship is a joke. It would just capsize. Hull wrong for era. Stack wrong. Guns wrong. Speedboat OK.

Besides everything being wrong with cover art, I am now looking very forward to reading all this new stuff. Hot dogs!

HB of CJ (old coot) Lt.Cm. :) Sorry for rant. Errors like this are easily correctable, but were not. Why?
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Re: New 1632verse releases from Baen
Post by fallsfromtrees   » Fri Jan 02, 2015 6:02 pm

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Well 1636: The Viennese Waltz was released in November 2014.

Apparently, the next two books in the series are:L

Grantville Gazette VII due out in May 2015 and

1636: The Cardinal Virtues due out in July 2015.
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Re: New 1632verse releases from Baen
Post by Hutch   » Wed Jan 07, 2015 10:29 am

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fallsfromtrees wrote:Well 1636: The Viennese Waltz was released in November 2014.

Apparently, the next two books in the series are:L

Grantville Gazette VII due out in May 2015 and

1636: The Cardinal Virtues due out in July 2015.


I read the snippets for the Viennese Waltz on Eric's site...and was not impressed. The RoF is diven by it's interesting and varied characters, and none of the ones I met in this book as they were presented were of the least interest to me. I'll probably pick it up eventually as a paperback...maybe I will have mellowed by then...

I'll paperback the GG (member of the site), but I am looking forward to the Cardinal Virtues; just hope it doesn't disappoint.

And I am still patiently waiting to find out what happened to our Parcel of Rogues left wandering England and Scotland, not to mention those folks in Amsterdam....
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Re: New 1632verse releases from Baen
Post by fallsfromtrees   » Thu Jan 08, 2015 4:22 am

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SPOILER ALERT VIENNESE WALTZ
Hutch wrote:
fallsfromtrees wrote:Well 1636: The Viennese Waltz was released in November 2014.

Apparently, the next two books in the series are:L

Grantville Gazette VII due out in May 2015 and

1636: The Cardinal Virtues due out in July 2015.


I read the snippets for the Viennese Waltz on Eric's site...and was not impressed. The RoF is diven by it's interesting and varied characters, and none of the ones I met in this book as they were presented were of the least interest to me. I'll probably pick it up eventually as a paperback...maybe I will have mellowed by then...

I'll paperback the GG (member of the site), but I am looking forward to the Cardinal Virtues; just hope it doesn't disappoint.

And I am still patiently waiting to find out what happened to our Parcel of Rogues left wandering England and Scotland, not to mention those folks in Amsterdam....

It is true that most of the characters in Viennese Waltz are from the Sewing Circle series of stories, and are not that interesting, unless you liked that series of stories. What is more interesting is the background being laid for the eventual war between Austria and the Ottoman Empire.
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Re: New 1632verse releases from Baen
Post by pokermind   » Mon Aug 24, 2015 3:32 pm

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Coming in January continuation of story from Baltic War of England:

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