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The Good German

A Novel

by Dennis Bock
edition: eBook
tagged: alternative history, non-classifiable, dystopian

In November 1939, a German anti-fascist named Georg Elser came as close to assassinating Adolf Hitler as anyone ever had. In this gripping novel of alternate history, he doesn’t just come close—he succeeds. But he could never have imagined the terrible consequences that would follow from this act of heroism. 

Hermann Göring, masterful political …

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Night Call

by Brenden Carlson
edition: Paperback
tagged: non-classifiable, alternative history, technological

A rogue robot is terrorizing the dark underbelly of 1930s Manhattan. Can detective Elias Roche and his new Automatic partner track it down?

The year is 1933. Even in a world with free energy, robot labour, and megacorporations, nothing could stop the collapse of the American Dream. As the world-spanning Great Depression rages on, the remaining New Y …

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Other Covenants

Alternate Histories of the Jewish People

by Mark Shainblum & Andrea D. Lobel
edition: Paperback
tagged: alternative history, short stories, jewish

Historian Thomas Cahill argued that it was the Jewish people who invented the very concept of history as we know it. They were the first to perceive time not as an endless circle of life, death and rebirth, but as the flight of an arrow, on a linear path to somewhere from somewhere.

 

But what if time is not one arrow, but a volley of arrows?

 

What if …

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Rest is Silence

by Scott Fotheringham
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover
tagged: literary, alternative history

Winner, H.R. (Bill) Percy Novel Prize
Finalist, Amazon.ca First Novel Award
Finalist, Jim Connors Dartmouth Book Award
Finalist, Ottawa Book Award

In the backwoods of Nova Scotia, a man has decided to withdraw from the world and live off the land. Meanwhile, news reports begin to trickle in of a global environmental catastrophe. Someone has released …

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The Book of David

Hell

by Robert Boyczuk
edition: Paperback
tagged: alternative history, occult & supernatural
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The Magdalene Mandala

A novel

edited by Michael B. Davie
edition: Paperback
tagged: action & adventure, alternative history, thrillers
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Scripture

A novel

edited by Michael B. Davie
edition: Paperback
tagged: action & adventure, alternative history, thrillers
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CLI-FI

Canadian Tales of Climate Change; The Exile Book of Anthology Series, Number Fourteen

edited by Bruce Meyer, afterword by Dan Bloom
edition: Paperback
tagged: anthologies (multiple authors), alternative history

With the world facing the greatest global crisis of all time – climate change – personal and political indifference has wrought a Series of unfolding complications that are altering our planet, and threatening our very existence. Reacting to the warnings sounded by scientists and thinkers, writers are responding imaginatively to the seriousness …

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