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SteampunX - Episode Two: SteamDisco Destruction
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Price: Free! Words: 10,600. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
The shadow of slavery hangs over New France. The man called Thunder arrives to avert a war he fears may erupt. Little does he know the war began long ago in the hearts of the noirs that work the land. Trapped between the justice of the oppressed and the whims of a dangerous ally, Thunder and his teenage companions struggle to do what's right for themselves and for the Nations.
Blackbird Rising: A Novel of the American Spirit
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 81,520. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2011 by Full Court Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
At the dawn of the 20th Century, the first city lit by electricity-Buffalo, New York-hosts a dazzling World's Fair. Unknown to organizers, the bold grandsons of a runaway slave plan to conquer the sky during a fateful presidential visit. They intend to show the world that nothing is more powerful than mankind's oldest dreams-flight and freedom.
The Guard House and Other Stories
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Price: Free! Words: 4,630. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2011 by Knuckledown Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
This collection of short-short stories carries readers back in time to the post-Civil War era and to the short-lived military post Fort Stevenson, which stood on the frontier near the banks of the Missouri River in Dakota Territory. This work was produced under the Artist-in-Residency Program with the North Dakota Parks and Recreation Department and the North Dakota Council on the Arts.
The 13 Collective: Bound by Fate and the Universe
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Price: Free! Words: 5,530. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
Thirteen, a long forgotten superhero, finds himself trapped in an alternate world. Trying to make the best of it, he joins an organization called the 13 Collective. Led by D-13, an retired American Spy, he and his superhero partner investigate a new string of space-time loopholes that causes a chain reaction of violence and chaos among the population.
As Confissões de Dulce
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,030. Language: Portuguese. Published: October 15, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
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Dulce é a esposa de D. Sancho I, filho de Afonso Henriques e o segundo rei de Portugal. A História costuma relatar os feitos de reis e guerreiros, mas raramente se debruça sobre as dinâmicas das relações entre os intervenientes. "As Confissões de Dulce" mostram um lado humano da rainha D.Dulce. Esta obra de ficção conquistou em 2005 o 2º prémio no Concurso Literário “D.Sancho I”.
The Grand Experiment
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 69,900. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2011 by Publishing by Rebecca J. Vickery. Category: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
What if... Long ago, a race of aliens in a far off galaxy devises an experiment and populates Planet Earth. Then they watch. What if... Every major event on Earth, from the birth of Jesus to the crash at Roswell, is attributable to the aliens. The Aliens are saddened at the wars and waste of resources. What if... We are just a part of The Grand Experiment?
Deare Sister
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,110. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2011 by Magenta. Category: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
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This work of fiction consists of letters that might have been written by Lady Godiva, Milton’s daughter, Rubens’ model, Mozart’s mother, Freud’s wife, Plato’s students, and others – assuming a feminist consciousness. (What would they say?)
Gunwitch: A Tale of the King's Coven
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Series: Rose Bainbridge, Gunwitch, Book 1. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 100,440. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
In 1718, in an England that might have been, the law found Rosalind Bainbridge guilty of witchcraft. In lieu of execution, she became Private Bainbridge of the 101st Pistoleers. A Gunwitch of the King's Coven. Twenty-four years later, dishonorably discharged and working as a scout on the Amerigon frontier, Rose's past comes looking for her.
Egypt: The Uprising (The Battle for Maat, Book 1)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 39,880. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
Aya, a teenage girl interested in social networking, tries to live through the Revolution without getting swept up into the violence. But fate has something else in mind. What starts out as an attempt by Aya to drag her brother and his friends away from the demonstrations transforms into a battle with ancient Egyptian figures who have returned from the past to change the face of history.
End of Empire
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,410. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2011 by 53rd Street Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
In this alternate history story the royal families of Europe's unyielding power continued into the 21st century. Now Tsar Nicholas Romanov's Russian Empire faces annihilation at the hands of a rebel army. A tale where power becomes the greatest aphrodisiac. Includes the bonus story, Until We Meet Again.
Jesus The Vampire Slayer
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Price: $1.95 USD. Words: 18,510. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Self-realization
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Discover the hidden threads of evil influence from Christian history which are the original Vampire race. If you think Satan was bad, find out what the Vampires have been up to. Have they stolen YOUR soul? This book investigates how to overcome the ancient roots of evangelical Christianity. CATEGORIES: Diabolical. Unforgivable. AUTHOR NOTE: Previous exposure to basic Christian themes helpful.
Within the Branches of Alternity
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 12,540. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Within the Branches of Alternity is a collection of short stories focused on alternate history. The tales range from Ancient Egypt in the reign of Akhenaton, France during the time of Joan of Arc and northern Pennsylvania before the civil war.
Carthaginian Empire 20 - Caesar Free!
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Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 3,290. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2011 by Bluewood Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
The tribes of Gaul have been a thorn in the side of Carthage. Penned in by Carthaginian occupied Spain to the West, Britain to the North, Italy to the East and the even wilder tribes across the Rhine the Gauls must fight or die. When a slave of Roman descent saves a Carthaginian force from defeat he is given his freedom and joins the officer corps of the army. It is 56BC and his name was Julius.
Carthaginian Empire 19 - Crucift Them!
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Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 3,130. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2011 by Bluewood Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
Seventy years ago the might of Carthage was brought to bear on the city of Rome. Now as Carthage focuses on troubles further abroad Rome sees the chance to rebel, the final chance to win back their freedom and their own destiny. If they lose, the savagery of the response will knows no bounds. It is 146BC and now Carthage intends to truly rule the Mediterranean.
Carthaginian Empire 18 - Bay of Naples
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Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 3,210. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2011 by Bluewood Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
With the Roman fleet at the bottom of the sea and Hannibal’s mercenary army marauding down the east coast of Italy, Rome are up against it. When the entire Roman army is butchered at the battle of Cannae and Hannibal’s brother lands another army in the Bay of Naples Rome is given a choice. Surrender or be sacked. It is 216BC and the last challenger against Carthage’s reign is on her knees.
Carthaginian Empire 17 - The Galley
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Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 3,460. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2011 by Bluewood Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
Based on a true documented incident. There is an secret to the way the Carthaginians build galleys - built to a standard design and each piece is marked. You can take one apart and use it as a set of templates to build more. Rome uses a captured galley to build a fleet of 225 ships in less than 45 days and challenge Carthaginian supremacy. Its 217BC and Rome takes its chance.
Carthaginian Empire 16 - Stalemate
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Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 3,580. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2011 by Bluewood Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
Over several years the armies of Carthage and Rome have fought each other to bloody stalemate. Neither can gain a decisive advantage. On the sea Carthage’s fleet reigns supreme and the tiny Roman navy is no match for the bigger, faster, more numerous and better trained Carthaginians. It is 264BC and the First Punic War is going nowhere fast.
Carthaginian Empire 15 - Empires
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Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 3,530. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2011 by Bluewood Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
When two empires meet history shows only one will stand. Persia covers more land than Carthage who controls the Mediterranean and its wealth from shore to distant shore. As the two empires confront each other in a hundred little skirmishes one will survive and one will fall. It is 330BC and if Persia falls only one small emerging state will stand in the way of Carthaginian suzerainty - Rome.
Carthaginian Empire 14 - Tyre
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Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 3,740. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2011 by Bluewood Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
Having conquered Egypt it is time for the army of Carthage to move north up the coast. First the city of Tyre stands in their way and if they can subdue the fabled island citadel then Darius is massing the largest army ever seen to face them on the banks of the gentle river Issus. A river that will run with blood before the year is out. It is 333BC and Carthage must fight on land and sea.
Carthaginian Empire 13 - Desert Rats
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Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 3,530. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2011 by Bluewood Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
Unsettled by the Persian advances into Africa and threatened by the increased Persian military presence along the East Coast of the Mediterranean from the Dardanelles all the way to Egypt; Carthage must act. The Persians are expecting a naval attack from a naval power so when the Carthaginians strike from the desert surprise is paramount. It is 339BC and Carthage faces its greatest enemy yet.