Monthly Archives: October 2011

New Historical Fantasy Book: The Folded World (Dirge for Prester John) by Catherynne M. Valente

The Folded World (Dirge for Prester John) by Catherynne M. Valente Paperback: 320 pages Publisher: Night Shade Books (November 1, 2011) Language: English ISBN-10: 1597802034 ISBN-13: 978-1597802031 Available from Amazon.com Available from Amazon.co.uk When the mysterious daughter of Prester John appears on the doorstep of … Continue reading

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New Alternate History Book: Tannhauser: Rising Sun, Falling Shadows by Robert Jeschonek

Tannhauser: Rising Sun, Falling Shadows by Robert Jeschonek Paperback: 336 pages Publisher: Fantasy Flight Games (November 22, 2011) Language: English ISBN-10: 1616611804 ISBN-13: 978-1616611804 Available from Amazon.com Available from Amazon.co.uk The year is 1954, and in a dark and violent alternate history, the Great War never … Continue reading

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New Alternate History Book: Red-Robed Priestess by Elizabeth Cunningham

Red-Robed Priestess by Elizabeth Cunningham – part of the Maeve Chronicles Hardcover: 350 pages Publisher: Monkfish Book Publishing (November 8, 2011) Language: English ISBN-10: 0982324693 ISBN-13: 978-0982324691 Available from Amazon.com Available from Amazon.co.uk Product Description from Amazon: After a long, eventful life that has brought … Continue reading

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Historical Film Friday: A Dangerous Method

Freud, Jung, Psychoanalysis and Sex – it’s so Hollywood! Here’s the trailer followed by a synopsis of the film. A look at how the intense relationship between Carl Jung and Sigmund Freud gives birth to psychoanalysis. Seduced by the challenge … Continue reading

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Harry Sidebottom Video on the Emperor Tiberius

Monday’s featured new historical fiction book was Lion of the Sun: Book Three of Warrior of Rome by Harry Sidebottom While researching this title I came across this interesting YouTube video from Dr Sidebottom. Well worth a watch.

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Reviews of Lionheart by Sharon Kay Penman

Lionheart by Sharon Kay Penman Hardcover: 608 pages Publisher: A Marian Wood Book/Putnam (October 4, 2011) ISBN-10: 0399157859 ISBN-13: 978-0399157851 Product Dimensions: 9.4 x 6.1 x 2 inches Available from Amazon.com Available from Amazon.co.uk I posted about Sharon Kay Penman’s new book Lionheart recently. So I thought … Continue reading

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Possible Cover for Alt Hist Issue 3

This might be the cover for the next issue of Alt Hist Issue 3, publishing in November. Let me know what you think!

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New Historical Fiction Book: Lion of the Sun: Book Three of Warrior of Rome by Harry Sidebottom

Lion of the Sun: Book Three of Warrior of Rome by Harry Sidebottom Hardcover: 400 pages Publisher: Overlook Hardcover (October 27, 2011) Language: English ISBN-10: 1590203518 ISBN-13: 978-1590203514 Available from Amazon.com Available from Amazon.co.uk Review at Fantasy Book Review Mesopotamia, AD 260 Betrayed by his … Continue reading

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New Historical Fiction Book: The Sisters: A Novel by Nancy Jensen

The Sisters: A Novel by Nancy Jensen Hardcover: 336 pages Publisher: St. Martin’s Press; First Edition edition (November 8, 2011) Language: English ISBN-10: 0312542704 ISBN-13: 978-0312542702 Available from Amazon.com Available from Amazon.co.uk Information from Amazon: Review “You’ll be drawn into the arms of The Sisters … Continue reading

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New Historical Fiction Book: A Christmas Homecoming: A Novel by Anne Perry

A Christmas Homecoming: A Novel by Anne Perry Hardcover: 224 pages Publisher: Ballantine Books (October 25, 2011) Language: English ISBN-10: 0345524632 ISBN-13: 978-0345524638 Available from Amazon.com Available from Amazon.co.uk Information from Amazon: Among the brilliant array of Anne Perry’s New York Times bestselling novels, her Christmas stories … Continue reading

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