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

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The Devil You Know (Mercenary Librarians, #2)
She Who Became the Sun (The Radiant Emperor, #1)
A Radical Act of Free Magic (The Shadow Histories, #2)
The Underground Railroad
The Once and Future Witches
A Dead Djinn in Cairo (Dead Djinn Universe, #0.1)
The Haunting of Tram Car 015 (Dead Djinn Universe, #0.3)
2034: A Novel of the Next World War
The Russian Cage (Gunnie Rose #3)
American War
A Longer Fall (Gunnie Rose, #2)
An Easy Death (Gunnie Rose, #1)
The Haunting of H. G. Wells
The Fated Sky (Lady Astronaut Universe, #2)
Machines Like Me
The Department of Truth, Vol 1: The End of the World
Subversive (Clandestine Magic, #1)
The Man in the High Castle
His Majesty's Dragon (Temeraire, #1)
Leviathan (Leviathan, #1)
Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell
The Yiddish Policemen's Union
The Calculating Stars (Lady Astronaut Universe, #1)
Throne of Jade (Temeraire, #2)
The Years of Rice and Salt
The Guns of the South
Black Powder War (Temeraire, #3)
The Eyre Affair (Thursday Next, #1)
The Plot Against America
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Matthew Sylvester
Shitting fucking bastard! Fuck off you massive cockwank!’ - Misty Meanor, during a particularly stressful encounter.
Matthew Sylvester, Bitter Defeat

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Tom . . . is Christ among us?' 'Yes.' Where? Why do I not see him? Why does he not come to me?' 'Because you did not love,' Neville said, hating the fact that he had to say it. ...more
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