An Alternate History Anthology
Behold History the way it wasn't!
Explore the age-old question, “What-if,” with 21 tales of alternate history!
What if Rome had never fallen?
What if the Soviet Union sent a man to Mars?
What if the Austrian Empire reigned supreme?
What if Ireland had fought for their independence in the 1860’s?
What if World War III had struck in the 1980’s?
These and many more scenarios are explored in Altered Europa
Released April 2, 2017!|
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Featuring the following stories:
1: The Public Execution of Winston Churchill —by William Rade
A condemned leader of the defeated Allies prepares for his sentence to be carried out.
2: Foundation and Evil Empire –by Sam Kepfield
If Isaac Asimov had lived behind the Iron Curtain, how would the Soviet Union have reacted to his literature?
3: Fenians –by Dan Gainor
An American general seeks to incite an Irish revolution in 1866.
4: The Twenty Year Reich –by Dave D'Alessio
Der Fuhrer is dead, and Hitler's Germany, conqueror of Europe, answers the only way it knows how.
5: N'oublions Jamais –by Bruno Lombardi & Tom Anderson
How horrible would the Battle of the Somme have been with differing alliances?
6: A Damn Foolish Thing –by Cyrus P. Underwood
How would the world look today if Germany had won the Great War?
7: The Great Bear –by Alex Shalenko
As the echoes of America's 1969 Moon landing reverberate behind the Iron Curtain, the Soviet Union prepares a most ambitious plan to go one step further...
8: Verum Fidei –by Charles Wilcox
As the Ottomans lay seige to Malta, a young knight is plagued with troubling moral dilemmas.
9: The Fourth Pandemic –by Tim Moshier
In 1940, a crippling plague strikes the Soviet Union, with lasting repercussions.
10: A.E.I.O.U. –by Dr. Tom Anderson
What would it mean for Austria and the world if Frederick the Great had thrown his life away in despair on the battlefield?
11: The Archers –by DJ Tyrer
After the crippling devastation of WWIII, Britain chooses to rebuild by looking toward the past.
12: Ave, Caesarion –by Deborah L. Davitt
When Julius Caesar lies dying of old age, his son by Cleopatra, Caesarion, must shoulder the burdens of Empire.
13: Timeshift without an Arc -by Martin T. Ingham
Stranded in a primitive future, temporal agents seek to uncover how their history has been altered, and to thwart a time meddler wreaking havoc in the past.
14: A Rare Chance at the Enemy –by Mark Mellon
Spring 1806: The English whale confronts the French elephant with no practical way for either one to destroy the other. Or is there?
15: Shaken, Shot, and Stirred –by Ryan McCall
When France turns Communist after WWII, a British spy finds himself in hot water after a botched operation, and must answer to the Director of Naval Intelligence, Ian Fleming.
16: The Fire Tulips –by Mike Jansen
The Dutch must defend their Mediterranean trade with the most feared artillery, as the Ottomans press a heated trade war.
17: Voyage –by Murray Braun
A marrano admiral, commissioned by Spain's king and queen to sail to India in 1492, is assisted by both ghostly and adept human crew.
18: The Forbidden Fuel –by Sergio Palumbo
Bristol, UK 1891: the Detective son of a dead inventor investigates the disappearances of homeless and poor people, but the truth poses a dire threat for those responsible, and for himself.
19: Megali Hellas –by Ryan McCall
How would a political shift in Greece have impacted the rise of Mussolini in Italy?
20: The Battle of Tim Hortons —by Bruno Lombardi & Ben Prewitt
When World War III breaks out in the 1980's, mayhem ensues with a ragtag band of Canadian soldiers fighting in Europe.
21: That'll Be the Day –by Michael McAndrews Bailey
A UN official from the United Arab Republics beholds a desolate Germany, crippled by war and occupation, nearly 200 years after World War III.
Cover art by Denise Roos
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