None of these books are Unforgettable Must Read Stories, but all are useful for wiling away an idle hour or evening.
Eric Flint with Virginia DeMarce: 1634: The Ram Rebellion
The all-over title for this sprawling series is Ring of Fire
. While the idea and framework are Eric Flint's there are a lot of willing sharecroppers on his Fiction Plantation, both on and off line.
the opening volume, a coal-mining chunk of West Virginia is transported to 17th century Germany. Since then Flint and his co-authors have been documenting the practical and theoretical implications of this event throughout Europe.
Cherie Priest: Not Flesh nor Feathers
This is Ms. Priest third novel featuring Eden Moore, a reluctant medium. I liked the earlier installments better, but am willing to cut Ms. Priest some slack. While she was writing about a disastrous flooding of the Mississippi River at Chattanooga, Katrina hit New Orleans. Obviously a work of fiction isn't exploiting real life tragedy, but worry is not good for narrative flow.
I also have trouble believing in zombies.
Wm. Mark Simmons: One Foot in the Grave
This is another Vampires Walk Among Us yarn. The Hero has a propensity for quoting Great Works of English Literature. Delightful.
Dave Freer: The Forlorn
I've mentioned Dave Freer as a co-author with Eric Flint and Mercedes Lackey. The Forlorn
is a stand-alone first novel--a little rough, but a Good Read all the same.