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Alt Hist Issue 9: The Magazine of Historical Fiction and Alternate History
Series: Alt Hist. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 33,700. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2016 by Alt Hist Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Alternative history
Alt Hist Issue 9 brings you the best new writing in historical fiction and alternate history. This issue features six new short stories and takes the reader from German occupied Yorkshire to Samurai-era Japan, via the Bermuda triangle, medieval wales, the Vikings and post-war Ireland.
Custer and Crockett
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 128,810. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Alternative history
After the Alamo: Stranded 40 years in the past by a spell of Chief Sitting Bull, General George Custer and the Seventh Cavalry join Davy Crockett to win independence for Texas.
Victoria Eternal
Price: Free! Words: 5,080. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2016 by Fiddlehead Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Alternative history
Steampunk with an intergalactic twist! Enter a fantastical world filled with alien spacecraft and Victorian sensibilities, formal balls and travel to the stars. The British Empire spans the galaxy, but the empire is shaken when an ambassador's daughter and a man with a dangerous secret make a perilous discovery~ Victoria Eternal is a *short story* of approximately 25 pages.
In a Bright Glass
Series: Steampunk from the Little Ice Age. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 34,880. Language: British English. Published: September 29, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Alternative history
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Giant heliostats! A mechanical leg and two Protestant infidels in Italy!
The American Government, Inc., A Work of Fiction and Political Satire
Price: Free! Words: 40,090. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Alternative history
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This is a political satire about what happens when America elects a President with little knowledge of foreign affairs but is a very successful businessman who constructs infrastructure and has made billions over his career. He runs on a whim, and upsets the front runner in the election. Now he has to be the President, and deals with the economy, Congress, foreigners, and nukes.
Savage Wilderness
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 70,540. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2016 by A-Argus Better Book Publishers. Categories: Fiction » Alternative history, Fiction » Historical » Colonial America
The Boschloper Saga, Book 2, a continuing historical fiction saga of frontiersmen and fur traders fighting to save the newly formed colony of New York from collapse.
Beyond The Shield
Series: Shield. Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 121,860. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Alternative history, Fiction » Science fiction » Military
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Beyond the Shield, by Nachman Kataczinsky, continues the story of his popular book The Shield. 21st century Israel – with all its population and know-how – is in the world of the 1940s. Can they gather all the Jews, defeat their enemies, and help build a better world?
Avenging Steel 5: The Man From Camp X
Series: Avenging Steel. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,630. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Alternative history, Fiction » Young adult or teen » War
October 1941... German troops have held Britain for over a year. James Baird, a 21 year old student has joined the SOE and has proven his worth in the resistance against the Germans in Edinburgh. It's time to expand his training; the SOE are sending him to Canada's Camp X. For the first time in his life; he's going overseas. Avenging Steel 5 is the latest in the saga of James Baird, Secret Agent.
Povestea unui legionar
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 56,750. Language: Romanian. Published: September 22, 2016 and represented by LETRAS. Categories: Fiction » Alternative history
Nu poți, având romanul în mână, să nu afirmi precum personajul cărții: Mătușă, prea repede treci peste tot. Eu vreau detalii, vreau povestea... Istoria este o poveste, dar atunci când trăiești în mijlocul faptelor, fiecare individ are povestea lui și sunt atâtea istorii câte individualități. Cartea Elenei Netcu descrie destinul legionarului Miron Adăscăliței, relatat de către fiica sa...
A Rebel Among Us
Price: Free! Words: 162,140. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2016 by Foundations, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Alternative history, Fiction » Historical » Victorian
After David Summers enlists with the Confederate cavalry, his delusion of chivalry is soon crushed when he witnesses the horrors of battle. Shot by a Union picket, he winds up at a stranger’s farm. Four girls compassionately nurse him back to health. David learns his comrades have deserted him in Pennsylvania following the Battle of Gettysburg, but his dilemma becomes much worse.
The Gun War: A Political Thriller Novel
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,180. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Alternative history
Gun Grabbers Incite a Revolutionary War Where Establishment Politicians Die One by One. The book that gun owners love and gun grabbers fear. After a United Nations treaty is signed, all guns are ordered confiscated. This violation of the second amendment threatens America’s future and starts the second revolutionary war.
X-ooming FDR 1933
Series: Time Travel Twins. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,330. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2016 by Zippy Books. Categories: Fiction » Alternative history, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Time travelers, Ethan and Zak return from a flight to 1932, without sister Emma who lies dying somewhere in the past. Now the duo has landed in a cold and hostile time and place. First issue:survival. Next to return home. Then regroup, and fire up the time machine to travel back to Miami Florida 1933. They must save President FDR from an assassin's bullet...and the USA from a dystopian future.
Хьюстон, 2015: Мисс Неопределённость
Price: Free! Words: 101,800. Language: Russian. Published: September 10, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Alternative history, Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
У литературных жанров свои законы. Я их знаю плохо. Наплевать на Шекспира! Зато по профессии я нефтяник, законы у меня нефтяные. Вот есть: предел пластичности. Если нагрузить бурильные трубы выше этого предела, трубка рано или поздно – оборвётся, и жахнет по голове так, что окровавленные обломки «защитной» каски достанут у вас из «защитных» сапог… Видите, уже получается «Техно-триллер»!
Killing Jesus
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,430. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Alternative history, Fiction » Religious
Perhaps this famous event did not go down exactly as popularly believed. The point is, no one really saw the event. No one, that is, except for one twelve-year old boy who disobeyed his father three times that day and consequently saw the whole thing first hand. Once seen, he was too terrified about it to tell anyone. But finally, he tells.
21 Park Place
Price: Free! Words: 1,310. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Alternative history, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Urban
Way back in January of 1860, in New York City, a 16-year-old lad begins to think that his fate in America won't live up to his dreams. He then goes missing one snowy evening. When he is found, no one can forget the sight. Approx. 1300 words. Based on a real-life event that was printed in the New York Times. No sex. No violence. No drugs or alcohol. No foul language. Movie rating: PG-13.
Creating Hell
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,660. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Alternative history, Fiction » Religious
Jesus preached Love. Jesus never preached Hell. He never threatened fire and brimstone. No, it would appear that the Hell we all know and love never crossed His mind. Our Hell, the one we’re headed for (if unlucky) or will escape (if lucky) is a later invention, and the inventor has a name: Tertullian.
The Neighborhood Watch
Series: The Just Cause Universe, Book 10. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,630. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2016 by Local Hero Press, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Alternative history
Seventh-grade Superheroes! It's not easy being a twelve-year-old superhero, but the five kids of the Neighborhood Watch are doing the best they can. With a rival team vying for attention in their hometown and a supervillain on the loose, they'll have to go the extra mile to achieve true greatness.
The God Lab
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,260. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Alternative history, Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical
A not universally known fact is that the Creation of a Good Universe is mostly a matter of trial and, yes, a lot of error, as Student God soon (or not so soon) found out. But Gods are nothing if not patient and are wont to persevere until they get things (like Universes) right.
And The Dog Barks On Some More... A 21st Century Adult Fairy Tale Continued
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,830. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Alternative history
Quiet, for the first time in a long time, Eric’s life is quiet. Of course, there’s always something, like rats under the floorboards… but with his settled-in new home, his “man’s best friend”, the affection (let’s not say love, let’s not go there) of a successful woman, it’s not just ”quiet”; has Eric found his new normal?
Risk (Dark Light, Volume 2)
Series: Dark Light, 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 112,070. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Alternative history, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
A soldier must decide how high a price he is willing to pay for an unspoken bond. A servant and his beloved master face stark truths as their lives are endangered. A young torturer, satisfied with his lot, gambles everything he has ever valued to learn a new way of treating prisoners. . . . . "Risk" looks at the dangers and rewards of taking risks.