Alternate History

Alternate history or alternative history is a subgenre of speculative fiction (or science fiction) and historical fiction that is set in a world in which history has diverged from the actual history of the world. Alternate history literature asks the question, "What if history had developed differently?" Most works in this genre are based on real historical events, yet feature social, geopolitical, or industrial circumstances that developed differently than our own.

New Releases Tagged "Alternate History"

The Witch Hunter (The Witch Hunter, #1)
The Shadow Revolution (Crown & Key, #1)
The Iron Assassin
The Change: Tales of Downfall and Rebirth
Lion Heart (Scarlet, #3)
A School for Unusual Girls (Stranje House, #1)
The Hanged Man (Her Majesty's Psychic Service, #1)
The Virgin's Daughter ( A Tudor Legacy Novel)
Unseemly Science (The Fall of the Gas-Lit Empire, Book 2)
Straits of Hell (Destroyermen, #10)
East of West, Vol. 4: Who Wants War?


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  • Iron & Blood by Gail Z. Martin
    Iron & Blood
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  • Untimed by Andy Gavin
    Untimed (Rules of the Regulator, #1)
    Time travel adventure by Andy Gavin, author of The Darkening Dream and creator of Crash Bandicoot and Jak & Daxter.

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  • A Darker Shade of Magic (A Darker Shade of Magic, #1)
    The Paper Magician (The Paper Magician Trilogy, #1)
    The First Fifteen Lives of Harry August
    A Thousand Pieces of You (Firebird, #1)
    The Bone Season (The Bone Season, #1)
    Grave Mercy (His Fair Assassin, #1)
    The Glass Magician (The Paper Magician Trilogy, #2)
    The Wicked + The Divine, Vol. 1: The Faust Act
    Er ist wieder da
    The Rithmatist (The Rithmatist #1)
    Mortal Heart (His Fair Assassin, #3)
    Etiquette & Espionage (Finishing School, #1)
    The Witch Hunter (The Witch Hunter, #1)
    Prudence (The Custard Protocol, #1)
    The Man in the High Castle
    His Majesty's Dragon (Temeraire #1)
    Leviathan (Leviathan, #1)
    1632 (Assiti Shards, #1)
    Throne of Jade (Temeraire, #2)
    The Yiddish Policemen's Union
    The Guns of the South
    Boneshaker (The Clockwork Century, #1)
    The Years of Rice and Salt
    Behemoth (Leviathan, #2)
    Black Powder War (Temeraire #3)
    The Eyre Affair (Thursday Next, #1)
    How Few Remain (Timeline-191, #1)
    Empire of Ivory (Temeraire, #4)

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