Author Archives: Mark

The Iceberg by Andrea Mullaney – Free Story Extract

On Boxing Day, 1914, a teenage girl sits in an Edinburgh prison awaiting trial for a war crime. Her lawyer finds himself captivated by her as he tries to establish the truth of the case, whose roots lie in the … Continue reading

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Battalion 202: Worm in the Apple by Jonathan Doering – Free Story Extract

“Worm in Apple” is the next instalment of Battalion 202 by Jonathan Doering: “For all I know, you’re dirty as well.” Christopher felt his chest flare. “Alright then, if you don’t believe me, shoot me.” A worm enters an apple. … Continue reading

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“B-36”by Douglas W. Texter – Free Story Extract

We will be providing extracts of each of the stories in the latest issue of Alt Hist. Check out the first one below. Set in a world in which the early Cold War grows very hot, “B-36”by Douglas W. Textertells the … Continue reading

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Alt Hist Issue 6 Published – just about!

Alt Hist Issue 6 is pretty much published. We are just waiting for one more retailer to sort their catalogue out – Apple iBooks, but otherwise you can now get Alt Hist Issue 6 from the usual suspects. I’ll post … Continue reading

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Alt Hist – Latest News

The good news is that Alt Hist Issue 6 is nearly available – I anticipate being able to announce it next week! Subscriber copies should hopefully be dispatched fairly soon – they will get copies before anyone else. Another piece … Continue reading

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Classic Historical Fiction Short Story: Young Goodman Brown by Nathaniel Hawthorne

Young Goodman Brown is a well know short story by Nathaniel Hawthorne set in 17th century Puritan New England. It’s also a classic historical fiction short story. Enjoy! YOUNG GOODMAN BROWN Young Goodman Brown came forth at sunset into the … Continue reading

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Alt Hist Issue 6 – Cover Reveal

A sneak peak of the cover for Alt Hist Issue 6 – out in February!

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Review of Alt Hist Issue 5 at SF Crowsnest

Alt Hist Issue 5 has received another very good review – this time at SF Crowsnest from Kelly Jensen. Here are some of the highlights: ‘A.D. 1929’ by Douglas W. Texter … I really liked the ‘what if’ aspect of this … Continue reading

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What’s Coming up in Alt Hist Issue 6

We’re still working busily on the production of Alt Hist Issue 6 – all coming together nicely with final proofs being checked and the cover being designed. If you’re intrigued about what to expect then here’s a draft of the … Continue reading

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2013 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2013 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 20,000 times in 2013. If it were a … Continue reading

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