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steve-j-brook's picture
Dec.02.2013
Australia has been colonized not by England, but by Poland. It was originally a prison colony for the most incorrigible Polish villains such as the notorious Pepek Janosik, a serial highway robber who was, ironically, eventually transported for trying to pass dud banknotes. Crucifixion, short...
terry-bisson's picture
May.06.2013
Presenting an alternative version of African American history, this novel explores what might have happened if John Brown’s 1859 raid on Harper’s Ferry had been successful. Chronicling life in a thriving black nation founded by Brown in the former southeastern United States, this dramatic story...
will-entrekin's picture
Jan.10.2012
“Chance Sowin hoped only for a new beginning.” On October 31st, 2001, six weeks after escaping the World Trade Center attacks, Chance Sowin moves back home, hoping for familiarity and security. Instead, he interrupts a burglary during which his father, Dennis, is shot and killed. What begins as...
laura-vosika's picture
Jun.09.2010
Shawn Kleiner has it all: money, fame, a skyrocketing career as an international musical phenomenon, his beautiful girlfriend Amy, and all the women he wants-- until the night Amy has enough and leaves him  stranded in a Scottish castle tower. He wakes up to find himself mistaken for Niall Campbell...
robert-j-sawyer's picture
Aug.23.2008
In this polished anthropological SF yarn, the first of a trilogy from Nebula Award winner Sawyer (The Terminal Experiment), Neanderthals have developed a radically different civilization on a parallel Earth, as both sides discover when a Neanderthal physicist, Ponter Boddit, accidentally passes...
lon-milo-duquette's picture
Jun.07.2008
Two millennia ago, a charismatic Jewish teacher emerged from the sands of Roman Palestine. His wise, sometimes enigmatic teachings, his ability to heal the sick, and the miraculous feats he performed before the eyes of his many followers brought him fame, admiration and adoration, as well as...
dorothy-hearst's picture
Apr.20.2008
What is the promise of the wolf? Never consort with humans. Never kill a human unprovoked. Never allow a mixed-blood wolf to live. At least that what the wolves of the Wide Valley believe. Until a young wolf dares to break the rules-and forever alters the relationship between wolves and the...
cliff-ball's picture
Apr.03.2008
A scientist invents the means to time travel, and the US government decides they need to "fix" history, so they manipulate the scientist into doing their bidding. The time travelers end up first in 1947, then they go back and try ot fix Wounded Knee, the Titanic, Anne Frank, JFK, Apollo 13, and the...