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Publisher's Summary

In the year 2021 a multinational fleet - experimenting with untested weapons technology - pitched through time, crash-landing in 1942. The world is thrown into chaos as Roosevelt, Hitler, Churchill, Tojo, and Stalin scramble to adapt to new, high-tech killing tools and 21st-century ways of war.

For "uptimers" like Britain's Prince Harry and the men and women who serve aboard the supercarrier USS Hillary Clinton, war is a constant struggle with their own downtime allies, who are mired in ignorance and bigotry.

As the Allies counter the Nazi assault and set off for the coast of France, Japan begins to buckle; soon every battle will be played out in a lethal dance of might and intelligence, unholy alliances and desperate gambles, and each clash will be fought with the ultimate weapon: knowledge from the future.

Thanks to the historical records, all sides know that two superpowers will emerge, while the losers will be pounded into submission. But time has shifted on its axis, so none know who will survive or how peace will take hold in a world turned upside down. These are the questions that John Birmingham brilliantly answers in his critically acclaimed adventure of war and imagination.

©2007 John Birmingham (P)2017 Audible, Inc.

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  • Jan
  • 19-04-2017

the best so far in the series

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Its a fast, action packed ride that has enough twists and turns to keep you guessing. The characters are well filled out and i even became emotionally invested in some.

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a lot of nice pop references that make you smile

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excellent scifi series

excellent series with great characters, pacing, and plot. thoroughly enjoy the series and recommend to anyone. as well as the authors other work.

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Please get someone who can mimic accents

Interesting alternative history ruined by bloody-awful accents, and questionable pronunciation of real place names.

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Get an Australian to read the Aussie accents for G

Mate, love your books but hearing a clueless Yank call Bondi - Bondee and utterly butchering an Australian Woman's accent is disgraceful 😳

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Great series - shame about the poor accents

Great detail and plot changes, just sometimes hard to get over the poor accents. Story is amazing - the whole series.

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loved it

great story line , read the books many years ago , made it easy following

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  • 26-07-2017

Good time travel books

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I have all three of the audio books in this series and got through the them in 1 week.Te way the story develops is well paced and you get a good feel for the story. The way the groups in the books play off against each other is well thought out and the action is exciting. The way the futuristic weapons are used and historical characters portrayed is believable.

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