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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.
The Promised Land
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,880. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
A short story that gives an alternate history to Sir Walter Raleigh’s landing in America. Where feasible, historical accuracy has been preserved; where not feasible, it has been irreparably twisted.
Void
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 122,330. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
A legendary pop star. The rebellious boy who betrays him. The woman who saves him. The man who loves her. Two German shepherds. A wild Oregon mountain. A ruthless developer bent on destroying it. And you . . .
What Really Happened?
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 43,260. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
"What Really Happened?" is a humorous reference text that sets the record straight on a number of well-known (and not so known) events in recorded history. A special message... if you happen to be one of those STUFFY historians that have been harassing us recently; complaining that the facts we've presented are outrageous, untrue, exaggerated, or even simply made up, please go away.
Pulse of the City
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,880. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
Susie Smith has been suffering from amnesia ever since she was dug out from beneath a destroyed building after Malice the Malcontent attacked the city. She has no idea who her family is or where she came from. She was a blank slate that had to create a completely new identity. Then, while hanging out with her friends, the mall is attacked and Susie comes face-to-face with the Teen Demis.
The Broker Of Farewells
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Series: The Cuckoo Club Archives. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,320. Language: British English. Published: August 8, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
Versailles, Paris: a visitor from the New World brings important news, while storms gather on the horizon and an Empire is about to fall.
Monuments to the Dead
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,760. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2011 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
Mount Rushmore has disappeared. No presidents grace its face. The area looks like it did before those craggy faces got carved into the hillside. The American Observer has sent Emelia Sunlake to give the California perspective on a strange experience but, she says, she’s writing “a white, middle-class, female California perspective” on the experience.
Blue Horizon
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 54,340. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
A conspiracy theorists delight! Blue Horizon, part one of the Redeye Project Trilogy, weaves in and out of a fractured WWII era United States. A political power couple torn apart by the politics of what is right and what is possible work in secrecy to shape the legacy of an embattled United States. A brilliant young scientist mysteriously emerges with the determination to invent the impossible.
Rabbletown: Life in These United Christian States of Holy America
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 39,950. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
(4.75 from 4 reviews)
America has a pastor president, the states have pastor governors and they rule with a Bible in each fist.
The Lollipop Paper
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,730. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
On the day these twin brothers were born something went terribly wrong. Their charisma wasn't split equally. Jack ended up with a double portion of it, while Andrew got none. But when years later Jack ran for the president of the United States, Andrew became his second in command. This fictional memoir tells a story of the most unlikely duo to ever occupy the Oval Office.
Anasazi
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 65,400. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
Refugees from a dead world finally find earth but discover they are not alone. Death, intrigue and distruction from Egypt to the Amazon. The only way for any of them to survive is to adapt. Come with me as our interstellar travelers meet face to face with the people of the planet. Can they help each other survive? Only time will tell. How can any of them adapt with so much against them?
Saving JFK
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Series: Time Travel Twins, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 88,300. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2011 by Zippy Books. Category: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
Year 2028: three young people discover a secret Time Machine buried deep in an underground bomb shelter, and go back to 1963 to save JFK. In their world, Kennedy never made it to Dallas and his assassination by a "lone nut" in Chicago was the bloody turning point in the downhill deterioration of USA democracy. Across the decades, the travelers smell a "conspiratorial rat" to be exterminated.
Alternitech
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,980. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2011 by WordFire Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
“Alternitech” sends agents to alternate timelines where tiny differences yield valuable changes: a world where the Beatles never broke up, or where a new medical breakthrough offers the cure to a rare disease, where a struggling author wrote the great American novel, where a freak accident reveals the existence of a serial killer. Alternitech finds those differences and profits from them.
War Plan Crimson
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 153,300. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
(4.00 from 1 review)
We were lucky. In our history, Franklin Roosevelt quietly and easily suppressed the 1933 Business Plot, a little-known attempt by a group of Wall Street power brokers to overthrow and replace him with a homeland fascist government. What if we weren't lucky? What it the coup plotters succeeded beyond their wildest dreams and placed a homegrown Hitler in the White House, bent on conquest?
The Center
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,990. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Before he used his psychic gifts to work with the police. Before he became Julian Duncan... He was Julian DeVries, a scared boy held at a secret facility known only as The Center. Abused and experimented on, his only desire was freedom and escape from a terrible future only he could see.
Impaler
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 120,290. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2011 by Naked Reader Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
December, 1476. The only man feared by the all-conquering Ottoman Sultan battles to reclaim his throne. If he falls all of Europe lies open to the Ottoman armies. If he succeeds...His army is outnumbered and outclassed, his country tiny, and he is haunted by a terrible curse. But Vlad Draculea will risk everything on one almost impossible chance to free his people from the hated Ottoman Empire.
The Capitalist & The Cleric
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,610. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
Late in the 20th century, the world was stunned by the collapse of communism. Suddenly, anything seemed possible. In this book, fictional people -- a business man and a reverend woman -- meet early in the 21st century for discussions on what comes next. They find experts to help with their quest, too. All must speak clearly and in plain language. She seeks better ways. He is not so sure.
The Questionable Tales: A Steampunk Quintet
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Price: Free! Words: 19,520. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
(3.00 from 2 reviews)
The Questionable is Queen Victoria's favorite airship, and for good reason. Posh, exclusive, noble: the ship is everything a rich passenger should desire. But as these five Steampunk stories show, not everything is peaceful up in the clouds.
The First Rhinemaiden
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Series: The Cuckoo Club Archives. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,160. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
Wolves howl across the frozen tundra while a man and his dog shelter from a blizzard. Out there in the snow is a naked woman. Will he save her? And is she willing to be saved? A short story with a paranormal element.