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A saboteur on Columbus's Santa Maria.

A girl with the voice of a split Berlin in her ears.

A communist agent undermining a fascist MI6.

Spies can change the course of history, and and in the six thrilling stories of Substitution Cipher, they do. Each tale follows its agent through a world that could have been ours, if not for one crucial difference: a clockwork Venice, a Germ
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Paperback, 290 pages
Published December 2012 by Candlemark & Gleam
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Matt Mitrovich
Jan 27, 2013 rated it really liked it
I've said it before and I will say it again: us alternate historians are a wordy bunch. We are so excited to show off the world we built that we neglect the story. That is probably why non-genre authors do so well in the Sidewise Awards. They do not have the same bad habits we do.

That is why I have gained a great appreciation for the art of short fiction. It forces the author to exorcise text blocks full of backstory and get to what really matters. If it is alternate history, we learn what is di
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Justin Robinson
Feb 08, 2014 rated it really liked it
Well-researched and eclectic, if a bit uneven.
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