Tag Archives: alternate history

Through Darkest Europe – Harry Turtledove

The world is turned around, with Africa and the Middle East being well educated, liberal, rich. Europe is the backwater, full of extremists waging “holy wars”. Khalid al-Zarzisi, is a senior investigator, sent with his assistant, Dawud ibn Musa, a … Continue reading

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The Berlin Project: An Alternative History of World War II – Gregory Benford

It is 1944, the Manhattan Project has been underway for several years, and the goal is finally in sight. Little Boy is ready to be dropped on the enemy. With any luck, Berlin will soon be rubble and Hitler turned … Continue reading

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Blood for Blood – Ryan Graudin

Yael’s story continues in this alternate history with Germany and Japan the victors of WWII.  Yael was the subject of medical experiments as a young girl in the Nazi concentration camps.  As a result, she can skin-shift, physically change her … Continue reading

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Front Lines – Michael Grant

What if women were included in the armed forces during World War II?  This is the premise behind this vivid portrayal of army life during WWII.  The first part of the book focuses on several women and what led them … Continue reading

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Wolf by Wolf – Ryan Graudin

Alternate history!  The year is 1956 and Nazi Germany and Japan rule most of the world.  To celebrate their domination, both countries select their best young men to compete in an arduous cross-country motorcycle race – The Axis Tour.  One … Continue reading

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Clash of Eagles – Alan Smale

The 33rd Legion under the command of Gaius Publius Marcellinus started to lose men as soon as they marched away from the Mare Chesapica, yet they had not engaged the enemy in a real battle.  An arrow flying from the … Continue reading

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The Inventor’s Secret – Andrea Cremer

This steampunk flavored adventure is set in an alternate history of America where the colonists did NOT win the revolution. The fight is still alive with hidden pockets of freedom fighters forming a Resistance. The Resistance hides their children hoping … Continue reading

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The Ring and the Crown – Melissa de la Cruz

Princess Marie-Victoria of the Franco-British Empire must marry Leopold, the Prussian prince to secure peace between their nations. The story is told from several points-of-view that reiterates the plight of women throughout history when they must sell themselves to the … Continue reading

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