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Joe Steele

Joe Steele © 2015 Harry Turtledove448 pages                       What if Joseph Stalin was a Democrat? Imagine that the Man of Steel’s parents had emigrated to the United States before he was born, and that instead of rising to power through … Continue reading

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Ruled Britannia

Ruled Britannia© 2002 Harry Turtledove458 pages 1597. The 16th century is drawing to a close, and with it — seemingly — England’s fortunes. Nine years ago the vast Spanish armada triumphed in delivering its army to English shores, where grim … Continue reading

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Last Orders

The War that Came Early: Last Orders©  Harry Turtledove416 pages This cover has nothing to do with the plot.  Good things come to those who wait. Such is the lesson of Last Orders, the sixth book in an alternate-history series … Continue reading

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Voyage

Voyage: A Novel of What Might have Been© 1996 Stephen Baxter511 pages             On November 22nd, 1963, John F. Kennedy narrowly escaped assassination while touring Dallas, Texas. A gunman’s assault left his wife Jacqueline dead and the president hospitalized, but … Continue reading

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Two Fronts

The War that Came Early: Two Fronts© 2013 Harry Turtledove416 pages In Hitler’s War,  Harry Turtledove began a new alternate history of the Second World War, one in which the conflict started in 1938 when Britain and France decided Hitler … Continue reading

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1632

1632© 2000 Eric Flint608 pages Tremble, lords of Germany. A new breed has come into the world. What happens when you throw a small American mining town from the 20th century into the middle of Germany…during the 17th-century’s Thirty Years … Continue reading

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It Can’t Happen Here

It Can’t Happen Here© 1935 Sinclair Lewis400 pages The Great Depression sent the entire western world reeling, destroying faith in the existing order and creating opportunities for charismatic, forceful leaders with vision to sweep into power and create societies anew … Continue reading

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