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The Man in the High Castle The Man in the High Castle (Paperback)
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avg rating 3.69 — 201,143 ratings — published 1962
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His Majesty's Dragon (Temeraire, #1) His Majesty's Dragon (Temeraire, #1)
by (shelved 521 times as alternate-history)
avg rating 4.06 — 106,239 ratings — published 2006
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Leviathan (Leviathan, #1) Leviathan (Leviathan, #1)
by (shelved 441 times as alternate-history)
avg rating 3.91 — 196,525 ratings — published 2009
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Throne of Jade (Temeraire, #2) Throne of Jade (Temeraire, #2)
by (shelved 337 times as alternate-history)
avg rating 3.90 — 36,018 ratings — published 2006
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Fatherland Fatherland (Paperback)
by (shelved 336 times as alternate-history)
avg rating 3.97 — 36,695 ratings — published 1992
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11/22/63 11/22/63 (Hardcover)
by (shelved 299 times as alternate-history)
avg rating 4.29 — 529,855 ratings — published 2011
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1632 (Assiti Shards, #1) 1632 (Assiti Shards, #1)
by (shelved 297 times as alternate-history)
avg rating 4.05 — 11,774 ratings — published 2000
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The Eyre Affair (Thursday Next, #1) The Eyre Affair (Thursday Next, #1)
by (shelved 276 times as alternate-history)
avg rating 3.92 — 154,645 ratings — published 2001
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Black Powder War (Temeraire, #3) Black Powder War (Temeraire, #3)
by (shelved 274 times as alternate-history)
avg rating 3.90 — 30,361 ratings — published 2006
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Behemoth (Leviathan, #2) Behemoth (Leviathan, #2)
by (shelved 262 times as alternate-history)
avg rating 4.19 — 50,775 ratings — published 2010
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Boneshaker (The Clockwork Century, #1) Boneshaker (The Clockwork Century, #1)
by (shelved 256 times as alternate-history)
avg rating 3.50 — 64,776 ratings — published 2009
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Empire of Ivory (Temeraire, #4) Empire of Ivory (Temeraire, #4)
by (shelved 255 times as alternate-history)
avg rating 3.93 — 26,237 ratings — published 2007
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Farthing (Small Change, #1) Farthing (Small Change, #1)
by (shelved 243 times as alternate-history)
avg rating 3.79 — 8,564 ratings — published 2006
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The Plot Against America The Plot Against America (Paperback)
by (shelved 222 times as alternate-history)
avg rating 3.71 — 52,720 ratings — published 2004
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Victory of Eagles (Temeraire, #5) Victory of Eagles (Temeraire, #5)
by (shelved 221 times as alternate-history)
avg rating 4.02 — 20,613 ratings — published 2008
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In the Balance (Worldwar, #1) In the Balance (Worldwar, #1)
by (shelved 209 times as alternate-history)
avg rating 3.83 — 7,279 ratings — published 1994
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Soulless (Parasol Protectorate, #1) Soulless (Parasol Protectorate, #1)
by (shelved 209 times as alternate-history)
avg rating 3.91 — 161,917 ratings — published 2009
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Underground Airlines Underground Airlines (Paperback)
by (shelved 207 times as alternate-history)
avg rating 3.75 — 8,639 ratings — published 2016
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Wolf by Wolf (Wolf by Wolf, #1) Wolf by Wolf (Wolf by Wolf, #1)
by (shelved 195 times as alternate-history)
avg rating 4.28 — 48,591 ratings — published 2015
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Watchmen Watchmen (Paperback)
by (shelved 191 times as alternate-history)
avg rating 4.35 — 592,831 ratings — published 1987
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Goliath (Leviathan, #3) Goliath (Leviathan, #3)
by (shelved 190 times as alternate-history)
avg rating 4.26 — 42,079 ratings — published 2011
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American Front (The Great War, #1) American Front (The Great War, #1)
by (shelved 189 times as alternate-history)
avg rating 3.88 — 4,269 ratings — published 1998
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1633 (Assiti Shards, #2) 1633 (Assiti Shards, #2)
by (shelved 179 times as alternate-history)
avg rating 4.00 — 5,772 ratings — published 2002
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Tongues of Serpents (Temeraire, #6) Tongues of Serpents (Temeraire, #6)
by (shelved 178 times as alternate-history)
avg rating 3.67 — 18,606 ratings — published 2010
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Walk in Hell (Great War, #2) Walk in Hell (Great War, #2)
by (shelved 173 times as alternate-history)
avg rating 3.91 — 3,471 ratings — published 1999
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Tilting the Balance (Worldwar, #2) Tilting the Balance (Worldwar, #2)
by (shelved 172 times as alternate-history)
avg rating 3.82 — 4,387 ratings — published 1995
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Blood & Iron (American Empire, #1) Blood & Iron (American Empire, #1)
by (shelved 161 times as alternate-history)
avg rating 3.83 — 3,080 ratings — published 2001
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Breakthroughs (The Great War, #3) Breakthroughs (The Great War, #3)
by (shelved 155 times as alternate-history)
avg rating 3.93 — 3,285 ratings — published 2000
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Crucible of Gold (Temeraire, #7) Crucible of Gold (Temeraire, #7)
by (shelved 150 times as alternate-history)
avg rating 3.91 — 16,067 ratings — published 2012
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Bitter Seeds (The Milkweed Triptych, #1) Bitter Seeds (The Milkweed Triptych, #1)
by (shelved 142 times as alternate-history)
avg rating 3.74 — 11,606 ratings — published 2010
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Lost in a Good Book (Thursday Next, #2) Lost in a Good Book (Thursday Next, #2)
by (shelved 136 times as alternate-history)
avg rating 4.14 — 55,726 ratings — published 2002
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Changeless (Parasol Protectorate, #2) Changeless (Parasol Protectorate, #2)
by (shelved 136 times as alternate-history)
avg rating 4.00 — 47,695 ratings — published 2010
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Ian Tregillis
“See Cook [op.cit.] for a discussion of Huygens’s unusual wartime visit to Cambridge and the Royal Society. His philosophical contretemps with Isaac Newton in 1675 (referenced in Society minutes as “The Great Corpuscular Debate”) would mark the last significant intellectual discourse between England and the continent prior to the chaos of the Interregnum and the Annexation . . . Some Newton biographers [Winchester (1867), &c] indicate Huygens may have used his sojourn in Cambridge to access Newton’s alchemical journals and that key insights derived thusly may have been instrumental to Huygens’s monumental breakthrough. However, cf. Hooft [1909] and references therein for a critique of the forensic alchemy underlying this assertion. From Freeman, Thomas S., A History of the Pre-Annexation England from Hastings to the Glorious Revolution, 3 Vols. New Amsterdam: Elsevier, 1918.”
Ian Tregillis

Stephanie Osborn
“That’s our cue,” Dr. Chadwick noted, managing to approximate a cheerful smile, addressing the room at large. “Everyone please stand behind the yellow line until the doors open. No food, drink, flash photography, or video cameras are permitted. Once aboard the ride, please keep your hands and arms inside the vehicle at all times until we come to a full and complete stop. Otherwise, they’re apt to end up in another universe somewhere without ya, and wouldn’t that fry your noggin?”
Stephanie Osborn, The Case of the Displaced Detective: The Arrival

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