Stirling, S.M. "Cops and Robbers"
Divergence: 1763 CE
What if: Pitt led Britain on to an overwhelming victory in the Seven/Ten Years War and the American Revolution never happened.
Summary: An FBI agent investigating a strange coin is kidnapped by a crosstime science-industrial spy.
Published: In Far Frontiers, Winter 1985 (eds. Jerry Pournelle and Jim Baen), Baen 1986.