Tag Archives: Literature

Sword and Scimitar by Simon Scarrow reviewed by Ian Shone

Great new review by Ian Shone. Simon Scarrow’s book Sword and Scimitar takes on the little known, but historically important, Siege of Malta in 1565. Take a look at Ian’s review to see if he does a good job of … Continue reading

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New Book Review and New Book Reviewer – The Sins of the Father by C. B. Hanley

As you may know Ian Shone writes quite a few of the book reviews for the Alt Hist site, and while he is still going strong (should have another review from him soon), we have also had some other volunteers … Continue reading

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New Book Review: Wake of the Bloody Angel by Alex Bledsoe

The latest book review from Ian Shone has now been posted in our reviews section. If you like a fair bit of hokum and pirates then Wake of the Bloody Angel by Alex Bledsoe might well be your cup of tea! If … Continue reading

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New Book Review: The Far Side of the World by Daniel Kalla – reviewed by Ian Shone

A new book review from Ian Shone: Coming off the last book reviewed for Alt Hist (Rebecca Cantrell’s A Game of Lies) there seems to be a certain accidental continuity with this book, which deals with a Jewish doctor’s flight from … Continue reading

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Interested in book reviewing?

If you read the Alt Hist blog regularly you will have noticed that we are publishing regular book reviews now from Ian Shone. However, so as not to overburden Ian too much, and to be able to review some more … Continue reading

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New Book by Ian Sales reviewed by Ian Shone for Alt Hist – Adrift on the Sea of Rains

Ian Shone has reviewed another new alternate history book for Alt Hist. Ian’s latest review is of a new novel by Ian Sales called Adrift on the Sea of Rains. This novel is about the Cold War and astronauts – … Continue reading

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By the Blood of Heroes reviewed by Ian Shone for Alt Hist

Ian Shone has kindly volunteered his time to Alt Hist to help out with book reviews and proof-reading, and I’m glad to say that his review of By the Blood of Heroes by Joseph Nassise is is now available on the Alt … 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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“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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Alt Hist to become a Biannual Publication

Alt Hist will be officially become a Biannual Publication. With the first two issues my aim was to see what was a reasonable publication schedule depending on my own available time and also the number of story submissions coming in. … Continue reading

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