The Alexander Inheritance by Eric Flint audiobook

The Alexander Inheritance

By Eric Flint , Gorg Huff , and Paula Goodlett
Read by Graham Winton

Recorded Books, Inc.

Unabridged

Format : Library CD (In Stock)
  • ISBN: 9781664482999

  • ISBN: 9781664590823

Runtime: 15.03 Hours
Category: Fiction/Science Fiction
Audience: Adult
Language: English

Summary

Summary

Twice before, mysterious cosmic catastrophes have sent portions of the Earth across space and back in timefirst, with the Grantville Disaster in West Virginia, and then again with a maximum security prison in southern Illinois. Now, the planet is struck with yet another such cataclysm, whose direct impact falls upon the Queen of the Sea, a cruise ship in the Caribbean. When the convulsions subside, the crew and passengers of the ship discover that they have arrived in a new and frightening world. They are in the Mediterranean now, not the Caribbean. Still worse, they discover that the disaster has sent them more than two thousand years back in time. Following the advice of an historian among the passengers, Marie Easley, they sail to Egyptor, at least, where they hope Egypt will be. Sure enough, Egypt is thereruled over by Ptolemy, the founder of the Ptolemaic dynasty and one of Alexander the Greats chief generals. Alexander the Great, it turns out, died just two years ago. The western world has just entered what would become known as the Hellenistic Period of history, during which time Greek civilization would spread around the Mediterranean and beyond. But the first fifty years of the Hellenistic Period was the Age of Diadochithe Time of the Successorswhen Alexanders empire would collapse into chaos. By the time the Successors finished their strife, every single member of Alexanders dynasty would be murdered and only three of the generals who began that civil war would still be alive. That is the new world in which the Queen of the Sea finds itself. Can Marie Easley and Captain Lars Flodden guide the crew and passengers through this cataclysm? Fortunately, they have some help: a young Norwegian ships officer who forms an attachment to Alexanders widow; a French officer who is a champion pistol marksman; a canny congressman from Utahand, most of all, many people of the time who are drawn to a vision of the better world of the future.

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Author Bio: Eric Flint

Author Bio: Eric Flint

Eric Flint is a modern master of alternate history fiction, with three million books in print. He is the author and creator of the bestselling Ring of Fire series, starting with the novel 1632. He was for many years a labor union activist. He lives near Chicago, Illinois.

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Author Bio: Gorg Huff

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Author Bio: Paula Goodlett

Author Bio: Paula Goodlett

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Available Formats : CD, Library CD
Category: Fiction/Science Fiction
Runtime: 15.03
Audience: Adult
Language: English