By John Birmingham
“The motion is nonstop, the characters very real–and very various from every one other–and, to coin a word, it makes you think.”
–S. M. Stirling, writer of Island within the Sea of Time
In the yr 2021 a multinational fleet–experimenting with untested guns technology–pitched via time, crash-landing in 1942. the area is thrown into chaos as Roosevelt, Hitler, Churchill, Tojo, and Stalin scramble to conform to new, high-tech killing instruments, and twenty-first-century methods of war.
For “uptimers” like Britain’s Prince Harry and the boys and girls who serve aboard the supercarrier USS Hillary Clinton, battle is a continuing fight with their very own downtime allies, who're mired in lack of knowledge and bigotry.
As the Allies counter the Nazi attack and trigger for the coast of France, Japan starts off to buckle, quickly each conflict should be performed out in a deadly dance of may well and intelligence, unholy alliances and determined gambles, and every conflict can be fought with the last word weapon; wisdom from the future.
Thanks to the historic documents, either side comprehend that superpowers will emerge, whereas the losers should be pounded into submission. yet time has shifted on its axis, so none be aware of who will live to tell the tale, or how peace will take carry in a global grew to become the wrong way up. those are the questions that John Birmingham brilliantly solutions in his significantly acclaimed experience of warfare and imagination.
Praise for John Birmingham’s guns of Choice
“Birmingham’s mesmerizing battleground mixes provocative historic fiction and socially wakeful futurism.”
“High-tech intrigue and suspense just like the works of Tom Clancy.”
From the alternate Paperback edition.