Alternate History

Alternate 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. ...more

New Releases Tagged "Alternate History"

Siren Queen
When Women Were Dragons
Rivals (American Royals, #3)
Her Majesty's Royal Coven (Her Majesty's Royal Coven, #1)
All the Seas of the World
Inheritance (American Royals, #0.5)
Mercury Rising
The Fervor
Atomic Anna
A Catalogue of Catastrophe (The Chronicles of St. Mary's, #13)
Rivals (American Royals, #3)
Inheritance (American Royals, #0.5)
The Peacekeeper (The Good Lands, #1)
The Once and Future Witches
Portal to Nova Roma: Venice
To Paradise
A Catalogue of Catastrophe (The Chronicles of St. Mary's, #13)
The Haunting of Tram Car 015 (Dead Djinn Universe, #0.3)
All the Seas of the World
2034: A Novel of the Next World War
The Apollo Murders
Machines Like Me
Light Perpetual
Escape from Yokai Land
Atomic Anna
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Bibles for the Revolution
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The Hunger Games by Suzanne CollinsCatching Fire by Suzanne CollinsMockingjay by Suzanne Collins
Reflective Cosmopolitan.
3 books — 1 voter
Retribution Falls by Chris WoodingSoulless by Gail CarrigerAnno Dracula by Kim NewmanAgatha H and the Airship City by Phil FoglioThe Strange Affair of Spring Heeled Jack by Mark Hodder
Favourite Steampunk/Alt. History Novels
166 books — 193 voters

The Man in the High Castle
His Majesty's Dragon (Temeraire, #1)
Leviathan (Leviathan, #1)
Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell
The Calculating Stars (Lady Astronaut Universe, #1)
The Yiddish Policemen's Union
Throne of Jade (Temeraire, #2)
The Years of Rice and Salt
The Guns of the South
The Plot Against America
The Eyre Affair (Thursday Next, #1)
Black Powder War (Temeraire, #3)

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