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Eric Flint is an American science fiction and fantasy author that is best known for his alternate history novels. Born in 1947 in Burbank, his father’s work saw Flint live in France for five years, though he eventually returned to the US, spending his teenage years in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada Mountains in California.

Order of Ring of Fire Series

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11632 2000Description / Buy
21633 ( With: David Weber) 2002Description / Buy
31634: The Galileo Affair ( With:) 2004Description / Buy
41634: The Ram Rebellion ( With:) 2006Description / Buy
51635: The Cannon Law ( With:) 2006Description / Buy
61634: The Baltic War ( With: David Weber) 2007Description / Buy
71634: The Bavarian Crisis ( With:) 2007Description / Buy
81635: The Dreeson Incident ( With:) 2008Description / Buy
91635: The Tangled Web ( With:) 2009Description / Buy
101635: The Eastern Front 2010Description / Buy
111636: The Saxon Uprising 2011Description / Buy
121636: The Kremlin Games ( With: Gorg Huff, Paula Goodlett) 2012Description / Buy
131635: Papal Stakes ( With: Charles E. Gannon) 2012Description / Buy
141636: The Devil's Opera ( With: David Carrico) 2013Description / Buy
151636: Commander Cantrell in the West Indies ( With: Charles E. Gannon) 2014Description / Buy
161636: The Viennese Waltz ( With: Gorg Huff, Paula Goodlett) 2014Description / Buy
171636: The Barbie Consortium ( By: Gorg Huff, Paula Goodlett) 2014Description / Buy
181636: The Cardinal Virtues ( With:) 2015Description / Buy
191635: The Wars for the Rhine ( By:) 2016Description / Buy
201635: A Parcel of Rogues ( With:) 2016Description / Buy
211637: The Volga Rules ( With: Gorg Huff, Paula Goodlett) 2016Description / Buy
221636: The Chronicles of Dr. Gribbleflotz ( By:) 2016Description / Buy
23Bartley's Man ( By: Gorg Huff, Paula Goodlett) 2016Description / Buy
241636: The Ottoman Onslaught 2017Description / Buy
25The Muse of Music ( By: David Carrico) 2017Description / Buy
26Love and Chemistry ( By:) 2017Description / Buy
271636: Mission to the Mughals ( With:) 2017Description / Buy
281636: The Vatican Sanction ( With: Charles E. Gannon) 2017Description / Buy
291632: The Battle for Newfoundland ( By:) 2018Description / Buy
30Essen Defiant ( By: David Carrico) 2018Description / Buy
31The Monster Society ( By:) 2018Description / Buy
32The Chrysanthemum, the Cross, and the Dragon ( By: Iver P. Cooper) 2018Description / Buy
331637: The Polish Maelstrom 2019Description / Buy
34The Legions of Pestilence ( By:) 2019Description / Buy
35Up-time Pride and Down-time Prejudice ( By:) 2019Description / Buy
361636: The China Venture ( With: Iver P. Cooper) 2019Description / Buy
37A Red Son Rises in the West ( By:) 2019Description / Buy
381636: Flight of the Nightingale ( By: David Carrico) 2019Description / Buy
39The Trouble with Huguenots ( By:) 2019Description / Buy
40Magdeburg Noir ( By: David Carrico) 2020Description / Buy
41A Holmes for the Czar ( By: Gorg Huff, Paula Goodlett) 2020Description / Buy
421636: The Atlantic Encounter ( With:) 2020Description / Buy
431637: No Peace Beyond the Line ( With: Charles E. Gannon) 2020Description / Buy
44Two Cases for the Czar ( By: Gorg Huff, Paula Goodlett) 2020Description / Buy
45Designed to Fail ( By:) 2020Description / Buy
461636: Calabar's War ( By: Charles E. Gannon) 2021Description / Buy
471637: The Peacock Throne ( With:) 2021Description / Buy
481637: The Coast of Chaos ( With: Gorg Huff, Paula Goodlett) 2021Description / Buy

Chronological Order of Ring of Fire Series

#ReadTitlePublishedDetails
116322000Description / Buy
21633 ( With: David Weber)2002Description / Buy
31634: The Galileo Affair ( With:)2004Description / Buy
41634: The Ram Rebellion ( With:)2006Description / Buy
51634: The Baltic War ( With: David Weber)2007Description / Buy
61634: The Bavarian Crisis ( With:)2007Description / Buy
7The Trouble with Huguenots ( By:)2019Description / Buy
81635: The Cannon Law ( With:)2006Description / Buy
91635: The Dreeson Incident ( With:)2008Description / Buy
10Magdeburg Noir ( By: David Carrico)2020Description / Buy
11A Holmes for the Czar ( By: Gorg Huff, Paula Goodlett)2020Description / Buy
121635: The Tangled Web ( With:)2009Description / Buy
131635: Papal Stakes ( With: Charles E. Gannon)2012Description / Buy
141635: The Eastern Front2010Description / Buy
151636: The Saxon Uprising2011Description / Buy
161636: The Kremlin Games ( With: Gorg Huff, Paula Goodlett)2012Description / Buy
171636: The Devil's Opera ( With: David Carrico)2013Description / Buy
181636: Commander Cantrell in the West Indies ( With: Charles E. Gannon)2014Description / Buy
191636: The Viennese Waltz ( With: Gorg Huff, Paula Goodlett)2014Description / Buy
201635: A Parcel of Rogues ( With:)2016Description / Buy
211636: The Barbie Consortium ( By: Gorg Huff, Paula Goodlett)2014Description / Buy
221636: The Cardinal Virtues ( With:)2015Description / Buy
231636: The Chronicles of Dr. Gribbleflotz ( By:)2016Description / Buy
241636: The Ottoman Onslaught2017Description / Buy
251636: Mission to the Mughals ( With:)2017Description / Buy
261635: The Wars for the Rhine ( By:)2016Description / Buy
271636: The Vatican Sanction ( With: Charles E. Gannon)2017Description / Buy
281637: The Volga Rules ( With: Gorg Huff, Paula Goodlett)2016Description / Buy
291637: The Polish Maelstrom2019Description / Buy
301636: The China Venture ( With: Iver P. Cooper)2019Description / Buy
311636: Flight of the Nightingale ( By: David Carrico)2019Description / Buy
321636: The Atlantic Encounter ( With:)2020Description / Buy
331637: No Peace Beyond the Line ( With: Charles E. Gannon)2020Description / Buy
341637: The Peacock Throne ( With:)2021Description / Buy
35Bartley's Man ( By: Gorg Huff, Paula Goodlett)2016Description / Buy
36The Muse of Music ( By: David Carrico)2017Description / Buy
37Love and Chemistry ( By:)2017Description / Buy
381632: The Battle for Newfoundland ( By:)2018Description / Buy
39Essen Defiant ( By: David Carrico)2018Description / Buy
40The Monster Society ( By:)2018Description / Buy
41The Chrysanthemum, the Cross, and the Dragon ( By: Iver P. Cooper)2018Description / Buy
42The Legions of Pestilence ( By:)2019Description / Buy
43Up-time Pride and Down-time Prejudice ( By:)2019Description / Buy
44A Red Son Rises in the West ( By:)2019Description / Buy
45Two Cases for the Czar ( By: Gorg Huff, Paula Goodlett)2020Description / Buy
46Designed to Fail ( By:)2020Description / Buy
471636: Calabar's War ( By: Charles E. Gannon)2021Description / Buy
481637: The Coast of Chaos ( With: Gorg Huff, Paula Goodlett)2021Description / Buy

Order of Rats, Bats & Vats Series

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1Rats, Bats & Vats ( By: Dave Freer) 2000Description / Buy
2The Rats, the Bats & the Ugly 2004Description / Buy
3Lucky Number 7 (Short Story) ( By: Dave Freer) 2017Description / Buy

Order of Rats, Bats and Vats Short Stories/Novellas

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1Crawlspace (Short Story) 2011Description / Buy
2The Genie Out of the Vat (Short Story) 2011Description / Buy

Order of Rats, Bats and Vats Collections

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1Crawlspace and Other Stories 2011Description / Buy

Order of Arcane America Series

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1Uncharted ( By: Kevin J. Anderson, Sarah A. Hoyt) 2018Description / Buy
2Council of Fire 2019Description / Buy

Order of Belisarius Series with David Drake

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1An Oblique Approach 1998Description / Buy
2In the Heart of Darkness 1998Description / Buy
3Destiny's Shield 1999Description / Buy
4Fortune's Stroke 2000Description / Buy
5The Tide of Victory 2001Description / Buy
6The Dance of Time 2006Description / Buy

Order of Black Tide Rising Series

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1Under a Graveyard Sky ( By: John Ringo) 2013Description / Buy
2To Sail a Darkling Sea ( By: John Ringo) 2014Description / Buy
3Islands of Rage & Hope ( By: John Ringo) 2014Description / Buy
4Strands of Sorrow ( By: John Ringo) 2014Description / Buy
5Black Tide Rising ( With: John Ringo, John Scalzi, Jody Lynn Nye, Sarah A. Hoyt, Michael Z. Williamson) 2016Description / Buy
6The Valley of Shadows ( By: John Ringo) 2018Description / Buy
7Voices of the Fall ( By: John Ringo) 2019Description / Buy
8River of Night ( By: John Ringo) 2019Description / Buy
9At the End of the World ( By: Charles E. Gannon) 2020Description / Buy
10At the End of the Journey ( By: Charles E. Gannon) 2021Description / Buy
11We Shall Rise ( By: John Ringo, Gary Poole) 2021Description / Buy

Order of Boundary Series with Ryk E. Spoor

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1Boundary 2006Description / Buy
2Threshold 2010Description / Buy
3Portal 2013Description / Buy

Order of Boundary: Castaway Series with Ryk E. Spoor

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1Castaway Planet 2015Description / Buy
2Castaway Odyssey 2016Description / Buy
3Castaway Resolution 2020Description / Buy

Order of Crown of Slaves Series with David Weber

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1Crown of Slaves 2003Description / Buy
2Torch of Freedom 2009Description / Buy
3Cauldron of Ghosts 2014Description / Buy
4To End in Fire 2021Description / Buy

Order of Demon Rift Series with Gorg Huff, Paula Goodlett

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1The Demons of Paris 2018Description / Buy
2The Demons of Constantinople 2020Description / Buy

Order of Grantville Gazette Series

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1Grantville Gazette 2004Description / Buy
2Grantville Gazette II 2004Description / Buy
3Grantville Gazette III 2006Description / Buy
4Grantville Gazette IV 2008Description / Buy
5Grantville Gazette V 2009Description / Buy
6Grantville Gazette VI 2011Description / Buy
7Grantville Gazette VII 2011Description / Buy
8Grantville Gazette VIII 2012Description / Buy

Order of Heirs of Alexandria Series with Mercedes Lackey

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1The Shadow of the Lion 2002Description / Buy
2This Rough Magic ( With: Mercedes Lackey) 2003Description / Buy
3A Mankind Witch ( By: Dave Freer) 2005Description / Buy
4Much Fall of Blood 2010Description / Buy
5Burdens of the Dead ( With: Mercedes Lackey) 2013Description / Buy
6All the Plagues of Hell 2018Description / Buy

Order of Jao Series with David Carrico

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1The Course of Empire 2003Description / Buy
2The Crucible of Empire 2010Description / Buy
3The Span of Empire ( With: David Carrico) 2016Description / Buy

Order of Joe's World Series

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1The Philosophical Strangler 2001Description / Buy
2Forward the Mage 2002Description / Buy

Order of Pyramid Series

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1Pyramid Scheme ( By: Dave Freer) 2001Description / Buy
2Pyramid Power 2007Description / Buy

Order of Queen of the Sea Series

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1The Macedonian Hazard ( With: Gorg Huff, Paula Goodlett) 2021Description / Buy

Order of Raj Whitehall Series

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1The Tyrant 2002Description / Buy

Order of Stellar Guild Series

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1Tau Ceti ( By: Kevin J. Anderson, Steven Savile) 2011Description / Buy
2On the Train ( By: Rachel Turtledove) 2012Description / Buy
3When the Blue Shift Comes ( By: Robert Silverberg, Alvaro Zinos-Amaro) 2012Description / Buy
4New Under the Sun ( By: Nancy Kress) 2013Description / Buy
5The Aethers of Mars 2014Description / Buy
6Red Tide ( By: Larry Niven, Matthew Joseph Harrington, Brad R. Torgersen) 2014Description / Buy
7Inci ( By: Mike Resnick) 2015Description / Buy
8Wishing on a Star ( By: Jody Lynn Nye) 2015Description / Buy

Order of Trail of Glory Series

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11812: The Rivers of War 2005Description / Buy
21824: The Arkansas War 2006Description / Buy

Order of The Witches of Karres Series

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1The Sorceress of Karres 2010Description / Buy
2The Shaman of Karres 2020Description / Buy

Order of Worlds of Honor Series

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1More Than Honor ( By: David Weber) 1998Description / Buy
2Worlds of Honor ( By: David Weber) 1999Description / Buy
3Changer of Worlds ( By: David Weber) 2001Description / Buy
4The Service of the Sword ( By: David Weber) 2003Description / Buy
5In Fire Forged ( By: David Weber) 2011Description / Buy
6Beginnings ( By: David Weber) 2013Description / Buy

Order of Eric Flint Standalone Novels

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1Mother of Demons 1997Description / Buy
2Time Spike 2008Description / Buy
3Slow Train to Arcturus 2008Description / Buy
4When Diplomacy Fails 2008Description / Buy
5Worlds 2009Description / Buy
6The Gods of Sagittarius 2017Description / Buy
7Iron Angels 2017Description / Buy
8Worlds 2 2018Description / Buy
9Diamonds Are Forever ( With: Ryk E. Spoor) 2020Description / Buy

Order of Eric Flint Short Stories/Novellas

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1The Truth about the Gotterdammerung (Short Story) 2008Description / Buy
2The Witch's Murder (Short Story) 2011Description / Buy
3Pirates of the Suara Sea (Short Story) 2011Description / Buy
4The Red Fiddler (Short Story) 2011Description / Buy
5Entropy and the Strangler (Short Story) 2012Description / Buy
6The Fossil and Etchings (Short Story) 2012Description / Buy
7A Soldier's Complaint (Short Story) 2012Description / Buy
8The Thief and the Roller Derby Queen (Short Story) 2012Description / Buy

Order of Eric Flint Short Story Collections

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1Odyssey ( With: Keith Laumer) 2002Description / Buy
2The Flood Was Fixed and other stories (Short Story) 2011Description / Buy

Order of David Drake Short Story Collections

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1Time Safari ( By: David Drake) 1982Description / Buy
2From the Heart of Darkness ( By: David Drake) 1983Description / Buy
3The Military Dimension ( By: David Drake) 1991Description / Buy
4The Military Dimension Mark II ( By: David Drake) 1995Description / Buy
5All the Way to the Gallows ( By: David Drake) 1996Description / Buy
6Grimmer Than Hell ( By: David Drake) 2003Description / Buy
7Balefires ( By: David Drake) 2007Description / Buy
8Night Demons ( By: David Drake) 2012Description / Buy

Order of Raj Whitehall/The General Series

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1The Forge ( By: S.M. Stirling, David Drake) 1991Description / Buy
2The Hammer ( By: S.M. Stirling, David Drake) 1992Description / Buy
3The Anvil ( By: S.M. Stirling, David Drake) 1993Description / Buy
4The Steel ( By: S.M. Stirling, David Drake) 1993Description / Buy
5The Sword ( By: S.M. Stirling, David Drake) 1995Description / Buy
6The Chosen ( By: S.M. Stirling, David Drake) 1996Description / Buy
7The Reformer ( By: S.M. Stirling, David Drake) 1999Description / Buy
8The Tyrant ( With: David Drake) 2002Description / Buy
9The Heretic ( By: David Drake) 2013Description / Buy
10The Savior ( By: David Drake) 2014Description / Buy

Order of Exiled Series

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1Clan of the Claw ( By: John Ringo, Harry Turtledove, S.M. Stirling, Jody Lynn Nye, Michael Z. Williamson) 2011Description / Buy
2By Tooth and Claw ( With: John Ringo, Mercedes Lackey, S.M. Stirling, Jody Lynn Nye) 2015Description / Buy

Order of Sir Hereward and Mister Fitz Series

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1Fast Ships, Black Sails 2008Description / Buy

Eric Flint Anthologies

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1 Foreign Legions2001Description / Buy
2 The Warmasters2002Description / Buy
3 Mountain Magic2004Description / Buy
4 Black Tide Rising2016Description / Buy
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After getting his bachelor’s degree in the late 1960s, Flint initially pursued a Ph.D. in history at UCLA. He was fascinated by South African History, going so far as to write an article on the Kololo Period.

But the author was very politically active, having vehemently expressed his opposition to the Vietnam War, not to mention throwing his support behind the Civil Rights Movement.

After becoming a socialist, Flint abandoned his studies, having determined that the academic qualifications he sought wouldn’t serve him in the political arena.

The next two decades of the author’s life were a whirlwind. Eric Flint did many odd jobs to earn a living. He worked as a longshoreman, a meatpacker, a glassblower and a truck driver, eventually apprenticing as a machinist.

The machinist gig retained his interest the longest. He spent a quarter of a century in the role. With his political interests having occupied him for so long, the author was 50-years-old when he finally became a full-time writer. That was in 1999.

Eric Flint actually made his first publishing sale in 1993. The novelist started collaborating with Richard Roach, a friend, on a fantasy series in 1969. ‘Entropy, and the Strangler’, Flint’s short story which won the Winter Writers of the Future Contest, came out of years of collaboration with Richard.

The sale gave Flint and Richard the confidence to complete ‘Forward the Mage’, one volume in their fantasy series. Flint then followed it up with ‘The Philosophical Strangler’.

While ‘Entropy, and the Strangler’ had garnered some interest, Flint’s foray into fantasy fiction ended in failure. Even the author recognized that the stories he wrote with Richard did not fit into the accepted confines of fantasy.

And he wasn’t particularly surprised when his efforts to sell their collaborative works attracted a storm of rejection letters.

None of that deterred Flint, though. If anything, he felt compelled to give ordinary, mainstream fantasy and science fiction a go. It was around that period that ‘Mother of Demons’ and the Belisarius books were written.

It was also around that time that the author cemented his relationship with Baen Books. Flint’s most popular novel to date is 1632. It set him apart as an author of alternate history.

Outside of his efforts as a novelist, Eric Flint worked as a Baen Free Library Librarian, the first Librarian to be exact. He worked with Jim Baen to convince various authors to publish free electronic unprotected copies of their books on the internet.

Flint was always a strong proponent of e-publishing and he rejected claims that eBooks were a threat to traditional physical novels. He believed that the two could thrive side by side.

Eric Flint Awards

The novelist received the Dal Coger Memorial Hall of Fame Award. He was nominated for an Eliot Rosewater Indiana High School Prize in 2006.

Best Eric Flint Books

Flint isn’t just a writer; he is also an editor that has repackaged the works of classic SF authors for new audiences, with some of the best books in his bibliography including:

1632: Mike Stearn led the local United Mine Workers of America chapter, and all its members had chosen to attend his sister’s wedding. Then something catastrophic happened, and when Mike went to investigate, he found that their entire town had been transported to 1632.

Now they must use their meager tools to survive the 30-year war.

1633: Everything changed for Mike when his town was sent back to the Holy Roman Empire in 1632. Mike was elected president of their community and charged with launching the American Revolution several decades earlier with the intention of attaining the strength required to repel the forces that sought to destroy them.

Now the town has made an alliance with the King of Sweden. Mike and his people have advanced technology. But it will take the corporation of Gustavus and the Jews to fend off the catholic armies that will stop at nothing to obliterate their burgeoning nation.

When Does The Next Eric Flint book come out?

The next book by Eric Flint is 1637: The Coast of Chaos and will be released on December, 7th 2021. It is the newest book in the Ring of Fire Series.

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