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Flying Without Parachute
Price: Free! Words: 40,020. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
This is the self-translation of some of my self-published Italian tales. I did all by myself, but I’m not an expert of the English language. So, this is my literary suicide in the attempt of traveling beyond the linguistic boundaries of continents. But since I pretend to be a writer, instead of suicide, I preferred to imagine it like a flight without the parachute. So all right, until I land.
Practice and Patience in the Startled Room
Price: Free! Words: 106,440. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
Awkward, dream-ridden 17-year-old Arkady finds himself tsar of Russia, but he's less interested in politics than in becoming severely and mystically religious and in the history of his late parents' troubled yet loving marriage.
To Kill a Bunyip
Series: Hollow Log Stories. Price: Free! Words: 42,550. Language: Australian English. Published: April 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
(4.00 from 1 review)
A fishing village, a writing competition, two dogs and a cat, a tranny politician, and a Bunyip that is killing fishermen. A teen is writing a story to enter into a competition. Using a story of her dog, the story is half fact and half fiction. Her plans, the villages plans, all change when fiction becomes fact. The story of her dog becomes real and the village is in havoc until a myth is killed.
Of Wars & Weddings
Price: Free! Words: 20,820. Language: American English. Published: January 20, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
The United States is gone. Society has collapsed. But family still remains. Four siblings come together to celebrate a wedding. But it's not that simple; with family it never really is. There's hate. There's revenge. There's ambition. There's a thirst for conquest. Separated by distance and their ideals what will happen when they reunite?
Boko Haram: Western Values Are Forbidden
You set the price! Words: 40,520. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: December 12, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history, Fiction » Adventure » War & military
Boko Haram translates into Western education is forbidden, a clarion call that forbids Western values. It is the insurgency across northern Nigeria with political bombs in Islamic shells, establishing Islamic values by expunging Western ones. It likens this mysterious young vengeful quest to fight a perception of God's war, deny itself the fair chance to live according to values it holds dearly.
The Fourth Lectern
Price: Free! Words: 35,540. Language: British English. Published: September 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political, Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
What if … UKIP were given a lectern in the debates in 2010? They weren’t, of course. Not in our world. But in a world very similar to our own, where the tiniest of changes happened, they were. And things turned out rather differently … Read "The Fourth Lectern" to see just how different it would have been. Note: This book is a novella – a short novel (unlike its sequel, which is full-sized)
Beyaz Günler
Price: Free! Words: 110,890. Language: Turkish. Published: August 7, 2014 by Eren Ezgü. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history, Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure
Canan, yetenekli bir mimar olarak görev yaptığı mimarlık bürosundan çıkmak üzere hazırlanıyordu. Yeni projenin keşif yolculuğu için arabasına bindiğinde yaşayacağı maceradan ve karşılaşacağı zorluklardan habersizdi...
Storie in viaggio.
Price: Free! Words: 20,690. Language: Italian. Published: June 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
Storie in viaggio è un'antologia di 21 racconti, selezionati fra quanti hanno partecipato alla seconda edizione del concorso letterario "Incontro col racconto". Gli autori raccontano il viaggio della vita, declinato nei suoi molteplici significati - viaggio reale o immaginario, incontro con l'altro, esperienza di perdita e separazione, viaggio della speranza - ricorrendo a generi e stili diversi.
Incontro col racconto
Price: Free! Words: 38,170. Language: Italian. Published: June 14, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
L'ebook "Incontro col racconto", sintesi finale di un concorso letterario promosso dall'associazione Fahrenheit 451-amici della biblioteca, contiene 42 racconti brevi, appartenenti a generi letterari diversi: dal fantastico al fiabesco, dal giallo allo storico e molto altro ancora.
El Rebuzno y la Rabia
You set the price! Words: 103,470. Language: Spanish. Published: April 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
El sucesor más fiel al Hidalgo, luego Caballero Don Quijote de la Mancha, tanto en estilo, andanzas, desventuras e ironía. En la línea de la sátira Mennipea, un ser muy lejos de ser perfecto critica los males de su entorno. Algo asimismo al estilo de El asno de oro, de Apuleyo. Su desastrado recorrido tiene lugar en los montes Distercios, o de los monasterios, de La Rioja, en Logroño.
High Roads Through Lowland
Price: Free! Words: 77,000. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Forbidden knowledge has kept us subservient to flawed human perceptions for centuries, but the original creators are returning now to set the record straight - once and for all.
An End of Poppies
Price: Free! Words: 81,400. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
(5.00 from 1 review)
The Great War has been stuck in stalemate on the Western Front for forty-seven years since 1914. Jimmy is a lonely private at the front, forced to battle from the enormous deathly wall that faces the Germans across no-man's land. Esme is the factory girl he met in Brighton. The girl he dreams of...
Scattered Fates - a novel on the second partition of India
Price: Free! Words: 70,600. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
(4.88 from 8 reviews)
An alternate history novel, which unwraps in the backdrop of violent anti-Hindi agitations that rocked the State of Tamil Nadu (India) 50 years ago, narrated over two time frames – 1965 and 2005. It is the story of a son's search for the truth about his father's disappearance and the political intrigue that led to India's second partition into South & North, intertwined with the history of Korea
Dos veces lobo (Mundo Incógnito)
Price: Free! Words: 43,920. Language: Spanish. Published: August 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
Fantasía Urbana de alto octanaje. Nunca observaste el mundo de los hombres-lobo desde esta perspectiva.
Goethe e la felicità nascosta
Price: Free! Words: 25,970. Language: Italian. Published: January 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
Siamo nel 1786 e Goethe compie il suo viaggio in Italia. Giunto a Roma conosce Angelica Kauffmann, una pittrice famosa e altrattanto bella. Inizia un sodalizio amoroso con rotture e pacificazioni, finché nel 1789 non riparte per Weimar. Una storia romanzata di una relazione amorosa nascosta nella Roma di fine settecento e mai resa pubblica.
Acts of Faith
Series: Cry 'Freedom'. Price: Free! Words: 105,890. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
Acts of Faith is a full length novel - the first story in a new series called Cry 'Freedom' by author Clive Gilson. The European Renaissance never happened. The Ottomans were not stopped at the gates of Vienna. Ferdinand and Isabella failed in their attempt to defeat the Moors. Imagine a world turned upside down.
The Endless Possibilities of Paper Mache - Imagination vs. Armageddon in the Cold War
You set the price! Words: 73,580. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
As an actor & activist in Boston during the early 1980's, Jo Swanson was committed to saving the world. A founding member of the popular movement, Food Not Bombs, Swanson chronicles her numerous and wildly varied attempts to head off the arms race, shut down nuclear power and end US intervention in Central America - with little more than a few good ideas and a handful of like-minded friends.
Apocalisse a Palermo
Price: Free! Words: 45,250. Language: Italian. Published: January 20, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
Nella seconda metà dell'800, il fornaio Paolo Puccio di Palermo e il guerriero-cacciatore Antilope Rosso del South Dakota incrociano le proprie vite attraverso una visione che fa vivere a ciascuno di loro la vita dell'altro, in luoghi diversi e lontani tra loro. Fino al 1864 a Sand Creek e al 1866 a Palermo, quando l'Angelo Sterminatore oscura per sempre i sogni dei due protagonisti.
Hitler, Triumphant
Price: Free! Words: 69,120. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
(3.00 from 2 reviews)
What if Hitler had won? It is with trepidation, but grave interest, that I dare to venture into what may have been if this man had achieved his goals. So follow my descent into the abyss of what could have been if that goddess Fate had remained by Hitler's side until the end.
Coma Story
You set the price! Words: 69,240. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
"Coma Story" is about the forgotten British Citizens. The narrator, a coma survivor, along with Diego Garcia native, Tarzan, conspires to gain back the British controlled islands without violence. Sprinkled with humor, the story centers on lucid dreaming during the coma and the subsequent plot. "Coma Story" is neither tragedy nor indictment but inspiration.