Against the Tide of Years: A Novel of the Change (Google eBook)

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Penguin, May 1, 1999 - Fiction - 464 pages
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Against the Tide of Years continues the adventures of the Nantucket residents who have been transported through time to the Bronze Age. In the years since their arrival, the fledging Republic of Nantucket has striven to better the primitive world in which they now exist. Their prime concerns are establishing a constitution and handling the waves of immigrants from the British Isles. But a renegade time traveler plans his own future by forging an empire for himself based on conquest by modern technology. The Republic has no alternative but to face the inevitable war brought on by one of their own....

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Very good characters, plot and pacing. - Goodreads
Well-researched, nicely paced. - Goodreads
Characters are well drawn, and the plot is engaging. - Goodreads

Review: Against the Tide of Years (Island in the Sea of Time #2)

User Review  - Jammastere - Goodreads

The second book in a really amazing time-travel/alternate history series! I usually have a hard time with the middle book in a trilogy. I want the story to move and the characters to grow and for me ... Read full review

Review: Against the Tide of Years (Island in the Sea of Time #2)

User Review  - Kurt Vosper - Goodreads

Fantastic read....this book, to me, was very reminiscent of his later book Dies the Fire which was the first book I read. Very good characters, plot and pacing. This book has a lot of action, military ... Read full review

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About the author (1999)

S. M. Stirling is the author of numerous novels, both on his own and in collaboration. A former lawyer and an amateur historian, he lives in the Southwest with his wife, Jan.

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