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Stalin's Hammer

(2017)
(The first book in the Axis of Time : Stalin's Hammer series)
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"Birmingham sets new standards in alternate history, time travel, and sheer dancing-on-the-edge-of-the lava gonzo inventiveness. Solid and wild at the same time." - S.M. Stirling, author of Dies the Fire

Ten years have passed since Admiral Kolhammer's 21st century battlefleet was dragged into a wormhole and thrown across oceans of time, emerging with disastrous consequences and shattering the history of the Second World War.
Hitler and the Nazis have fallen, but Stalin rules half of Europe and Asia. The great Soviet engines of state power turn and burn to 'set history right'. Not just of the war, but of all future time.
In Rome with his lover Julia Duffy, an older, mellower Prince Harry is drawn into Stalin's plans when a simple game of spies goes horribly wrong. Underneath the eternal city, former Spetsnaz officer Pavel Ivanov fights a running battle with the NKVD's executioner-in-chief as Stalin's minions fight to preserve the secret of a weapon that could destroy the West with one, fearsome blow.
Moving from Rome to Paris to Cairo, Harry and the uptimers must fight a shadow war against the communist superstate and the suspicion and prejudices of their forebears. They can save world, but world does not want saving by the likes of them.

"A weapons-grade military techno-thriller... It's like a Clive Cussler novel fell into a transporter beam with a Stephen Ambrose history, and they came out all fused together." - Time magazine, on the original Axis of Time series.

Genre: Science Fiction

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January 2017 : Paperback
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Title: Stalin's Hammer: The Complete Sequence: A Novel of the Axis of Time (Includes the entire Rome, Cairo and Paris sequence)
Author(s): John Birmingham
ISBN: 0-648-00362-0 / 978-0-648-00362-5
Publisher: Gigantic Weapons Corporation
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March 2017 : USA MP3 CD
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Title: Stalin's Hammer (Axis of Time)
Author(s): John Birmingham
ISBN: 1-5366-9059-7 / 978-1-5366-9059-0 (USA edition)
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Title: Stalin's Hammer: The Axis of Time Series
Author(s): John Birmingham
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January 2017 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: Stalin's Hammer: The Axis of Time Series
Author(s): John Birmingham
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January 2017 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Stalin's Hammer: The Axis of Time Series
Author(s): John Birmingham
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January 2017 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Stalin's Hammer: The Axis of Time Series
Author(s): John Birmingham
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Kindle Editions

January 2018 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Stalin's Hammer. A Novel of the Axis of Time: Includes the entire Rome, Paris and Cairo Sequence
Author(s): John Birmingham
Publisher: Gigantic Weapons Corporation
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU