New PDF release: Against the Tide of Years (The Change, Book 2; Nantucket,

By S. M. Stirling

ISBN-10: 0451457439

ISBN-13: 9780451457431

Against the Tide of Years keeps the adventures of the Nantucket citizens who've been transported via time to the Bronze Age. within the years in view that their arrival, the fledging Republic of Nantucket has striven to higher the primitive global during which they now exist. Their top matters are developing a structure and dealing with the waves of immigrants from the British Isles. yet a renegade time tourist plans his personal destiny through forging an empire for himself according to conquest via smooth know-how. The Republic has no substitute yet to stand the inevitable struggle because of certainly one of their own....

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