Monthly Archives: November 2011

Print Edition of Alt Hist Issue 3 Now Available

The print edition of Alt Hist Issue 3 is now available for purchase! You can buy either from Amazon.com or Lulu.com. If you’re in the US you might want to choose Amazon, if you’re in the UK then Lulu will … Continue reading

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Alt Hist Issue 3 eBook Published

Alt Hist Issue 3 Published as an eBook The latest issue of Alt Hist: the Magazine of Historical Fiction and Alternate History has now been published in eBook form. We have free previews of each story available over at the … Continue reading

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I now have a Goodreads Author Profile

I’m partly blowing my own trumpet to announce that I have a Goodreads Author Profile, but also to let you know that all issues of Alt Hist are also on Goodreads, so if you use the site don’t forget to … Continue reading

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Some Exciting News Just Round The Corner

I’m going to have some exciting news for you this week – just stay tuned to find out more!

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“Hooray for Historical Fiction” says the Huffington Post!

Dave Astor at the Huffington Post wrote a very nice piece the other day about why historical fiction is just great – mostly because of its ability to educate. He specifically cites Stephen King’s new novel 11/22/63, and also mentions … Continue reading

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Historical Film Friday: J. Edgar

From IMDB - released 20th January 2012 in the UK and 3rd November 2011 in the US. As the face of law enforcement in America for almost 50 years, J. Edgar Hoover was feared and admired, reviled and revered. But behind … Continue reading

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New Historical Fiction Book: The Ionia Sanction by Gary Corby

The Ionia Sanction by Gary Corby Hardcover: 352 pages Publisher: Minotaur Books (November 8, 2011) Language: English ISBN-10: 0312599013 ISBN-13: 978-0312599010   Available from Amazon.com Available from Amazon.co.uk Information from Amazon: “Corby has not only made Greek history accessible—he’s made it first-rate entertainment.” –Kelli Stanley, … Continue reading

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History News: Recovering Dr Livingstone’s Lost Words

First of occasional posts on what’s happening generally in the world of history! News today from The Scotsman that Scientists are now able to read the lost final entry Dr Livingstone’s diary – the famous Scottish explorer ran out of … Continue reading

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New Historical Fiction Book: A Dark and Lonely Place: A Novel by Edna Buchanan

A Dark and Lonely Place: A Novel by Edna Buchanan Hardcover: 432 pages Publisher: Simon & Schuster (November 8, 2011) Language: English ISBN-10: 1439159173 ISBN-13: 978-1439159170 Available from Amazon.com Available from Amazon.co.uk Review “Ambitious, inventive saga…nonstop action and romance.” –Kirkus Reviews “Edna Buchanan’s A Dark and … Continue reading

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