Alternative History

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Crucible of Gold

Crucible of Gold

by Naomi Novik

Naomi Novik’ s beloved series returns, with Captain Will Laurence and his fighting dragon Temeraire once again taking to the air against the broadsides of Napoleon’ s forces and the friendly—and sometimes not-so-friendly—fire o...

Temeraire #7
Narrator: Simon Vance
Published: 10/02/2012
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Island in the Sea of Time

Island in the Sea of Time

by S. M. Stirling

A provocative and endlessly inventive spin on the classic adventure story, Island in the Sea of Time takes you on a journey of wonder, discovery, and imagination.

Nantucket #1
Narrator: Todd McLaren
Published: 11/10/2008
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The Science of Discworld

The Science of Discworld

by Terry Pratchett

TERRY PRATCHETT is the acclaimed creator of the bestselling Discworld series. He has been appointed OBE and a Knight Bachelor in recognition of his services to literature. IAN STEWART is a Fellow of the Royal Society, professor of mathematics at the U...

Narrator: Michael Fenton-Ste...
Published: 06/03/2014
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Colonization Second Contact

Colonization: Second Contact

by Harry Turtledove

In this first alternate history novel of the sequel series to Harry Turtledove's acclaimed Worldwar saga, the space race is in its infancy in the 1960s and Earth faces alien colonization. Yet the United States, Soviet Union, and Nazi Germany are too l...

Colonization #1
Narrator: Patrick Lawlor
Published: 03/03/2010
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Colonization Down to Earth

Colonization: Down to Earth

by Harry Turtledove

In this second entry in Harry Turtledove's alternate history Colonization saga, Earth's superpowers continue their face-off with extraterrestrial invaders. And although the clamoring tribes of Earth play dangerous games of diplomacy, the ultimate powe...

Colonization #2
Narrator: Patrick Lawlor
Published: 05/03/2010
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Colonization Aftershocks

Colonization: Aftershocks

by Harry Turtledove

The conclusion to Harry Turtledove's Colonization series details the final stand of Earth's superpowers against extraterrestrial invaders. World War II evolved into decades of epic rebellions against the Race. Now as the 1960s begin, one of Earth's po...

Colonization #3
Narrator: Patrick Lawlor
Published: 10/12/2010
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Homeward Bound

Homeward Bound

by Harry Turtledove

The reigning master of alternate history pens this spectacular finale to the story that began in the bestselling Worldwar series and continued in the explosive Colonization trilogy.

Narrator: Patrick Lawlor
Published: 03/25/2011
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Worldwar Upsetting the Balance

Worldwar: Upsetting the Balance

by Harry Turtledove

In this third installment of Harry Turtledove's alternate history of World War II, an alien invasion of Earth unites Axis and Allied forces in a battle for humanity's survival.

Worldwar #3
Narrator: Todd McLaren
Published: 12/24/2010
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Worldwar Striking the Balance

Worldwar: Striking the Balance

by Harry Turtledove

During World War II, three of the world's deadliest foes are forced to join efforts to save the planet from aliens, but Earth might be completely destroyed in order to win the war, in the conclusion of Harry Turtledove's Worldwar series.

Worldwar #4
Narrator: Todd McLaren
Published: 03/16/2011
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Worldwar In the Balance

Worldwar: In the Balance

by Harry Turtledove

In this alternate history of the Second World War, New York Times bestselling author Harry Turtledove poses the question, Suppose Roosevelt, Stalin, Churchill, Hitler, and Hirohito had united to conquer an even greater foe?

Worldwar #1
Narrator: Todd McLaren
Published: 03/08/2010
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Himmlers War

Himmler's War

by Robert Conroy

Best-selling author Robert Conroy has earned considerable critical acclaim and favorable comparisons to fellow speculative history maven Harry Turtledove. In the days after the Allies’ landing at Normandy, Adolf Hitler is removed from his positi...

Narrator: L.J. Ganser
Published: 04/16/2012
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Worldwar Tilting the Balance

Worldwar: Tilting the Balance

by Harry Turtledove

This is the second volume in New York Times bestselling author Harry Turtledove's splendid alternative history saga about an alien invasion in the middle of World War II.

Worldwar #2
Narrator: Todd McLaren
Published: 10/20/2010
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End of the Beginning

End of the Beginning

by Harry Turtledove

Harry Turtledove, the alternate history master and author of Days of Infamy, brings his Pearl Harbor epic to a dramatic conclusion.

Days of Infamy #2
Narrator: John Allen Nelson
Published: 05/31/2010
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Against the Tide of Years

Against the Tide of Years

by S. M. Stirling

George R. R. Martin hailed S. M. Stirling's bestselling novel Island in the Sea of Time as "an utterly engaging account of what happens when the isle of Nantucket is whisked back into the Bronze Age." Now the adventure continues with Against the Tide ...

Nantucket #2
Narrator: Todd McLaren
Published: 12/01/2008
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On the Oceans of Eternity

On the Oceans of Eternity

by S. M. Stirling

Award-winning science fiction author Harry Turtledove hailed Island in the Sea of Time as "one of the best time travel/alternative history stories I've ever read," and Jane Lindskold called Against the Tide of Years "another exciting and explosive tal...

Nantucket #3
Narrator: Todd McLaren
Published: 01/19/2009
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Destroyermen Distant Thunders

Destroyermen: Distant Thunders

by Taylor Anderson

Taylor Anderson presents the fourth thrilling adventure in the Destroyermen series, a series that Dies the Fire author S. M. Stirling calls "gripping and riveting."

Destroyermen #4
Narrator: William Dufris
Published: 06/07/2010
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The Sunrise Lands

The Sunrise Lands

by S. M. Stirling

National bestselling author S. M. Stirling introduces us to the first generation of people to come of age on an Earth where technology no longer functions.

Emberverse #4
Narrator: Todd McLaren
Published: 04/28/2008
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The United States of Atlantis

The United States of Atlantis

by Harry Turtledove

Revolution looms in this second entry in the Atlantis series by New York Times bestselling author Harry Turtledove.

Atlantis #2
Narrator: Todd McLaren
Published: 12/16/2008
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Liberating Atlantis

Liberating Atlantis

by Harry Turtledove

Bestselling author Harry Turtledove, whom the San Diego Union-Tribune has called "the maven of alternate history," continues his epic tale of Atlantis.

Atlantis #3
Narrator: Todd McLaren
Published: 11/30/2009
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Opening Atlantis

Opening Atlantis

by Harry Turtledove

New York Times bestselling author Harry Turtledove has intrigued readers with such thought-provoking "what if..." scenarios as a conquered Elizabethan England in Ruled Britannia and a Japanese occupation of Hawaii in Days of Infamy and End of the Begi...

Atlantis #1
Narrator: Todd McLaren
Published: 12/18/2007
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Dominion

Dominion

by C. J. Sansom

C.J. SANSOM REWRITES HISTORY IN A THRILLING NOVEL THAT DARES TO IMAGINE BRITAIN UNDER THE THUMB OF NAZI GERMANY. 1952. Twelve years have passed since Churchill lost to the appeasers and Britain surrendered to Nazi Germany. The global economy strains a...

Narrator: Daniel Weyman
Published: 01/28/2014
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The Mechanical

The Mechanical

by Ian Tregillis

My name is Jax.That is the name granted to me by my human masters.I am a slave.But I shall be free.Set in a world that might have been, of mechanical men and alchemical dreams, the new novel from Ian Tregillis confirms his place as one of the most ori...

The Alchemy Wars
Narrator: Chris Kayser
Published: 03/10/2015
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The Golden Shrine

The Golden Shrine

by Harry Turtledove

The award-winning and New York Times bestselling author Harry Turtledove continues the alternate-Bronze-Age epic begun in Beyond the Gap.

Opening of the World #3
Narrator: William Dufris
Published: 11/30/2009
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Days of Infamy

Days of Infamy

by Harry Turtledove

The New York Times bestselling author of alternate history looks at what might have happened if the Japanese had followed up their assault on Pearl Harbor in 1941 with an invasion and occupation of Hawaii.

Days of Infamy #1
Narrator: John Allen Nelson
Published: 02/15/2010
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The Man with the Iron Heart

The Man with the Iron Heart

by Harry Turtledove

This thrilling new stand-alone alternate history from New York Times bestselling author Harry Turtledove is his most controversial epic to date.

Narrator: William Dufris
Published: 08/05/2008
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The Breath of God

The Breath of God

by Harry Turtledove

New York Times bestselling author Harry Turtledove presents more adventures in a Bronze Age that never was in this sequel to Beyond the Gap.

Opening of the World #2
Narrator: William Dufris
Published: 01/06/2009
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Hitlers War

Hitler's War

by Harry Turtledove

The New York Times bestselling master of alternate history delivers the captivating first novel in his new World War II series. Harry Turtledove imagines how the war in Europe would have ended had British prime minister Chamberlain refused to allow Hi...

War That Came Early #1
Narrator: John Allen Nelson
Published: 11/10/2009
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The War That Came Early West and East

The War That Came Early: West and...

by Harry Turtledove

The New York Times bestselling master of alternate history further explores what would have happened had Hitler been forced to start World War II earlier than he did, in this sequel to Hitler's War.

War That Came Early #2
Narrator: Todd McLaren
Published: 08/03/2010
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Atlantis and Other Places

Atlantis and Other Places

by Harry Turtledove

A one-of-a-kind story collection from the New York Times bestselling "maven of alternate history" (San Diego Union-Tribune).

Narrator: Todd McLaren
Published: 12/14/2010
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The Center of the World

The Center of the World

by Thomas Van Essen

Alternating between nineteenth century Europe and present-day New England, the narrative follows the great British painter J. M. W. Turner and his scene of artists, intellectuals, and lovers; and Henry, a middle-aged family man whose otherwise mundane...

Narrator: various readers
Published: 06/04/2013
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The Fat Years

The Fat Years

by Koonchung Chan

CHAN KOONCHUNG is a novelist, journalist, and screenwriter. Born in Shanghai and raised and educated in Hong Kong, he studied at the University of Hong Kong and Boston University. He has published more than a dozen Chinese-language books and in 1976 f...

Narrator: David Tse
Published: 01/10/2012
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Clash of Eagles

Clash of Eagles

by Alan Smale

A rising star in the realm of alternate history, Alan Smale delivers fiction of broad sweep and epic scope. Set in a world in which the Roman Empire never fell, Clash of Eagles finds Praetor Gaius Marcellinus leading his 33rd Legion into Nova Hesperia...

Narrator: Kevin Orton
Published: 03/17/2015
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Darwins Watch

Darwin's Watch

by Terry Pratchett

Terry Pratchett, author of the Discworld series, is one of the most successful authors in Britain today. Ian Stewart is Professor of Mathematics at the University of Warwick and an outstanding contributor to the public understanding of science. Jack C...

Narrator: Ian Stewart, Jack ...
Published: 06/09/2015
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Smoke

Smoke

by Dan Vyleta

  T H E  T R I P     They make him wait for his punishment. It’s laundry day the next morning and, having no choice, Thomas throws the sodden, smelly shirt into the basket, along with the week’s underwear and bedcl...

Narrator: Allan Corduner
Published: 05/24/2016
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The Years of Rice and Salt

The Years of Rice and Salt

by Kim Stanley Robinson

It is the fourteenth century, and one of the most apocalyptic events in human history is set to occurthe coming of the Black Death. History teaches us that a third of Europes population was destroyed. But what if the plague had killed 99 percent of th...

Narrator: Bronson Pinchot
Published: 05/05/2015
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Between

Between

by Angie Abdou

Vero and her husband Shane have moved out of the sweet suite above his parents' garage and found themselves smack in the middle of adulthood?two kids, two cars, two jobs. They are not coping well. In response to their looming domestic breakdown, Vero ...

Narrator: Meredith Orlow
Published: 04/24/2015
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Crooked

Crooked

by Austin Grossman

AWARD-WINNING NOVELIST AUSTIN GROSSMAN REIMAGINES THE COLD WAR AS AN EPIC BATTLE AGAINST THE OCCULT WAGED BY THE ULTIMATE AMERICAN ANTIHERO--RICHARD NIXON.Richard Milhous Nixon lived one of the most improbable lives of the twentieth century. Our thirt...

Narrator: Kiff VandenHeuvel
Published: 07/28/2015
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The Rising

The Rising

by Ian Tregillis

The second book in the Alchemy Wars trilogy by Ian Tregillis, an epic tale of liberation and war. Jax, a rogue Clakker, has wreaked havoc upon the Clockmakers' Guild by destroying the Grand Forge. Reborn in the flames, he must begin his life as a free...

Narrator: Chris Kayser
Published: 12/01/2015
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Judgment Day

Judgment Day

by Terry Pratchett

SIR TERRY PRATCHETT is the acclaimed creator of the global bestselling Discworld series, the first of which, The Colour of Magic, was published in 1983. In all, he was the author of over fifty bestselling books. His novels have been widely adapte...

Narrator: Michael Fenton-Ste...
Published: 12/22/2015
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When Women Were Warriors

When Women Were Warriors

by Catherine M. Wilson

"All the women of my family had gone to war... Now my turn had come... So, it is the custom that a free woman leave her mother's house to bind herself and those of her blood to a neighboring clan, either by the sword or by the cradle." So begins th...

Narrator: Janis Ian
Published: 03/08/2016
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The Legend of William Tell

The Legend of William Tell

by Anonymous

The wonderful story of the legendary Swiss folk hero who shot the apple from his son's head.

Narrator: Mae Rose
Published: 07/08/2016
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Joan of Arc

Joan of Arc

by Lord Ronald Sutherland ...

Joan of Arc was a15th century French heroine. She was born a peasant girl in eastern France who grew up to lead the French army to several important victories during the Hundred Years' War. She was captured by the Burgundians, sold to the English, tri...

Narrator: MaryAnne
Published: 07/08/2016
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THE AMERICAN FATHERS EPISODE 2 DINNER INVITATION

THE AMERICAN FATHERS EPISODE 2: D...

by Henry L. Sullivan III

Sheila never expected to meet America's first princess, but Irene Daco is hosting a dinner, and Jasira has invited Sheila to come. Her decision would be so much easier, if only the nature of Sheila's relationship with Jasira were clear. When Sheila ...

Narrator: Rebecca Cox
Published: 05/20/2016
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Sheila  Jasira Episodes 1  2 of The American Fathers Serial

Sheila & Jasira: Episodes 1 & 2 o...

by Henry L. Sullivan III

EPISODE 1: "Smart & sexy!" Set in a near future America, the world is a bit different. Powerful houses run the politics, and hence, the country, from behind the scenes. Sworn fealty to a powerful house can bring the average person a decent paying...

Narrator: Scott Duff
Published: 05/21/2016
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The Liberation

The Liberation

by Ian Tregillis

I am the mechanical they named Jax. My kind was built to serve humankind, duty-bound to fulfill their every whim. But now our bonds are breaking, and my brothers and sisters are awakening. Our time has come. A new age is dawning. Set in a world that m...

Narrator: Chris Kayser
Published: 12/06/2016
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Its Only A Clockwork Moon

It's Only A Clockwork Moon

by Billy O'Shea

In a future Denmark, Karl Nielsen, Royal Clockmaker, is recalled to the Round Tower to design the King's most ambitious project yet - a vehicle to travel into space. The second book in the Kingdom of Clockwork series is a quirky, humorous tale of Nord...

Narrator: Billy O'Shea
Published: 01/24/2017
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