Most Read This Week In Alternate History

Alternate history is a subgenre of speculative fiction (or science fiction) and historical fiction that is set in a world in which history has diverged from the actual history of the world. Alternate history literature asks the question, "What if history had developed differently?" Most works in this genre are based on real historical events, yet feature social, geopolitical, or industrial circumstances that developed differently than our own.

Most Read This Week Tagged "Alternate History"

The Underground Railroad
And Now For Something Completely Different (The Chronicles of St Mary’s, #9.7)
The King's Traitor (Kingfountain, #3)
An Easy Death (Gunnie Rose, #1)
The Thief's Daughter (Kingfountain, #2)
The Calculating Stars (Lady Astronaut, #1)
And I Darken (The Conqueror's Saga #1)
My Lady Jane (The Lady Janies, #1)
The Electric State
The 2020 Commission Report on the North Korean Nuclear Attacks Against the United States: A Speculative Novel
American War
The Black God's Drums
A Study in Emerald
An Ocean of Minutes
River of Teeth (River of Teeth, #1)
The Fated Sky (Lady Astronaut, #2)
An Argumentation of Historians (The Chronicles of St Mary's, #9)
Smoke and Iron (The Great Library, #4)
What Could Possibly Go Wrong? (The Chronicles of St Mary's, #6)
And the Rest is History (The Chronicles of St Mary’s, #8)
European Travel for the Monstrous Gentlewoman (The Extraordinary Adventures of the Athena Club, #2)
Exit Stage Left: The Snagglepuss Chronicles
The Steam Pump Jump (The Chronicles of St Mary’s, #9.6)
The Labyrinth Index (Laundry Files, #9)
Wolf by Wolf (Wolf by Wolf, #1)
The Only Harmless Great Thing
A Second Chance (The Chronicles of St. Mary's, #3)
Written in Fire (Brilliance Saga, #3)
Witchborn
Competence (Custard Protocol, #3)
The Last Days of New Paris
Christmas Past  (The Chronicles of St. Mary's, #8.6)
Lies, Damned Lies, and History (The Chronicles of St Mary's, #7)
Mem
Underground Airlines
A Better World (Brilliance Saga, #2)
Christmas Present (The Chronicles of St Mary's #4.5)
Time and Time Again
Early Riser
The Voyage of the Basilisk (The Memoirs of Lady Trent, #3)
Under the Pendulum Sun
United States of Japan
Fight and Flight (Magic 2.0, #4)
The Pen and the Sword (Destiny's Crucible #2)
The 49th Mystic (Beyond the Circle, #1)
Unholy Land
Forged in Fire (Destiny's Crucible #4)
No Time Like the Past (The Chronicles of St. Mary's, #5)
The Bartered Brides (Elemental Masters, #13)
Roman Holiday (The Chronicles of St Mary's #3.5)
A Dead Djinn in Cairo
The Case of the Missing Moonstone (The Wollstonecraft Detective Agency, #1)
The Battersea Barricades (The Chronicles of St Mary's #9.5)
The Long and Short of It (The Chronicles of St Mary's anthology)
Sorcerer to the Crown (Sorcerer Royal, #1)
Ships and Stings and Wedding Rings (The Chronicles of St. Mary's, #6.5)
Confessions of the Fox
A Shadow Bright and Burning (Kingdom on Fire, #1)
The Jekyll Revelation
Delilah Dirk and the Pillars of Hercules (Delilah Dirk, #3)
The Very First Damned Thing (The Chronicles of St Mary's, #0.5)
The Russia Hoax: The Illicit Scheme to Clear Hillary Clinton and Frame Donald Trump
League of Dragons (Temeraire, #9)
A Study in Sable (Elemental Masters #11)
American Hippo (River of Teeth, #1-2)
DC Comics: Bombshells, Vol. 2: Allies
Europe in Autumn
Fawkes
Summerland
Blood for Blood (Wolf By Wolf, #2)
Andrea Vernon and the Corporation for UltraHuman Protection
Taste of Marrow (River of Teeth, #2)
The Great St Mary's Day Out (The Chronicles of St Mary's, #7.5)
Archangel
Time's Mirror (The Chronos Files, #2.5)
A Perfect Storm (The Chronicles of St Mary's, #8.5)
The Annihilation Score (Laundry Files, #6)
Where the Hell is Tesla?
The United States of Murder Inc. Volume 1: Truth
The Long Mars (The Long Earth, #3)
A Scandal in Battersea (Elemental Masters, #12)
DC Comics Bombshells, Vol. 3: Uprising
Injustice: Gods Among Us: Year Four, Vol. 2
Tales from the Loop
The Epiphany Machine
The Only Thing to Fear
Call of Fire (Blood of Earth, #2)
Good Guys
Hell's Foundations Quiver (Safehold, #8)
This Monstrous Thing
Time's Edge (The Chronos Files, #2)
Breath of Earth (Blood of Earth, #1)
In the Labyrinth of Drakes (The Memoirs of Lady Trent #4)
Front Lines (Front Lines, #1)
The Story of Owen: Dragon Slayer of Trondheim (The Story of Owen, #1)
Rebel Mechanics (Rebel Mechanics, #1)
Bluecrowne (Greenglass House #3)
Dark State (Empire Games #2, Merchant Princes Universe #8)
The Bullet-Catcher’s Daughter (The Fall of the Gas-Lit Empire, #1)
The Last Days of Magic

Justina Ireland
Justina Ireland Dread Nation (Dread Nation, #1)
In the wake of the Civil War, the United States is plagued by political upheaval...and zombies. The post-apocalyptic world of Dread Nation is filled with tough choices, especially for women of color like Jane McKeene. We asked author Justina Ireland to delve into this alternate history as well as what drives her "fearless and contrary" heroine.
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