Author Archives: Mark

Alt Hist Back Issues Now On Sale!

View image | gettyimages.com Until the end of May 2015 all the eBook back issues for Alt Hist will be on sale – only $3.99 rather than the normal $6.99 price! Alt Hist Issue 1 is currently a free eBook … Continue reading

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The Summerhall Historical Fiction Festival in Edinburgh – Review by Paul F Cockburn

The third Summerhall Historical Fiction Festival began with a simple question: why history? Amiable old trooper Allan Massie – author of rather a lot of good historical fiction – launched this year’s three day festival hosted by Edinburgh’s Summerhall arts … Continue reading

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The Red Vortex by Priya Sharma – Free Extract

The last story in Alt Hist Issue 7 is the wonderful “The Red Vortex” by Priya Sharma. Priya Sharma has contributed a number of stories to Alt Hist in the past. Her last story, “After Mary” from Alt Hist Issue 5, … Continue reading

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Free Extract of Battalion 202: Set Britain Ablaze by Jonathan Doering

The second Battalion 202 piece in Alt Hist Issue 7 takes the form of a collection of diary entries and other sources that fill in some of the background for Jonathan Doering’s alternate history of the Nazi invasion of Great Britain. Battalion … Continue reading

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Battalion 202: The Sheep and the Goats by Jonathan Doering – Free Extract

Hope you all had a good Easter! Here’s another extract from one of the stories in Alt Hist Issue 7. Battalion 202 returns with two new stories written by Jonathan Doering. Battalion 202, for those who haven’t read recent issues … Continue reading

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Heff in Dearborn by Michael Fertik – Free Extract

The fourth story from Alt Hist Issue 7 gets a free extract on the site this week. “Heff in Dearborn” by Michael Fertik is an unusual tale that brings together a figure from Greek mythology and the champion of modern factory assembly … Continue reading

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The Independence Day by Pavel Nikiforovitch – Free Extract

Today we have for you another free extract of a story in Alt Hist Issue 7. Enjoy! “Independence Day” by Pavel Nikiforovitch is an alternate history set in a present day when celebration of the 4th July in America is very … Continue reading

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First Review of Alt Hist Issue 7 at Edi’s Book Lighthouse

The first review of Alt Hist Issue 7 is now in – you can read it over at Edi’s Book Lighthouse. Here’s a summary of the review: It is a good mix of different stories and again a great opportunity … Continue reading

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Cold Flesh by Andrew Knighton – Free Extract

After the free story from Alt Hist Issue 7, which we posted a couple of weeks ago, here’s the first of our free extracts from the other stories in Issue 7. First up is a medieval tale from Andrew Knighton, … Continue reading

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The Vivisectionist’s Daughter by Jason Kahn – Free Story from Alt Hist Issue 7

As a special treat for readers of the Alt Hist website we are making the whole of the first story of Alt Hist Issue 7 free online. So sit back and enjoy reading Jason Kahn’s “The Vivisectionist’s Daughter”. Free extracts … Continue reading

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