Alternate_history stories, books, poems, and more

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A short story set in an alternate Victorian London in which Darwin's revelations on evolution led to the creation of 'artificial evolution,' an early form of genetic engineering with far-reaching ramifications. Read More

Book / Fantasy

November 14, 2015

Reads: 233

Comments: 1

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

Our World is much older then anyone can imagine. A time immemorial saw humanity at its greatest point wielding mighty powers to change the earth. Then it was gone. After untold centuries a young scientist unlocks the potential for humanity to have powers again. At what repercussions? Read More

Reads: 862

Comments: 10

Shelves: 7

The Christian Writers House

Strange-looking aliens from a former human space colony team up with a sentient dog to travel to the past and save Jesus Christ from crucifixion. Sequel to WHEN MUSES DIE, REDEMPTION, and OF DOGS AND MEN. Continues in DEUS EX NARNIA. Read More
This is the other story that fell out of my unpublished alternate history. The e in Peist is support to have an accent, but the system here doesn't allow it. Read More
There isn't a category for alternative history. I started to write an alternate history, this is one of the short stories that fell out of it. Read More
Spontaneous idea for a short story. Very first draft, definitely going to undergo some editing. Let me know what you think. :) (credit to www.starburstmagazine.com for picture) Read More

Reads: 761

Comments: 4

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

In the town of Orion, there is a legend that long ago an Angel fell from grace and married a human woman. Nobody knows who he was or if he ever existed, but these rumors sparked a belief that t was The Angel Of Death. Many worship him as a… Read More
The Bufords and their friends gather together on the old, rural family property for an unforgettable wedding night. Read More

Reads: 697

Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

The summer of her nineteenth birthday, Arabella d'Aurenière's world is turned upside-down with some very inconvenient truths. Unable to cope, she cuts herself off from everyone and everything she ever knew and runs away to London. Going under a false name, a false look, and feigning a personality as far… Read More

Short Story / Fantasy

December 15, 2012

Reads: 204

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

A Short Story of a wandering beast entering a new village on his journey, and the unfortunate event that occurs when running into a disgruntled, and obviously inebriated, citizen within. Read More
Don't Mess With Earth is a historical fiction alternate history Read More

Reads: 135

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

New Frontier is an alternate history novel. Read More

Reads: 149

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

In an alternate 20th century, Walt is a down on his luck resident of British-occupied Philadelphia. When his friend Benny becomes the latest fugitive from the British, he launches an investigation which changes his perspective on his friend forever. Read More

Book / Action and Adventure

February 04, 2012

Reads: 52

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Work in-progress Novella. Please be nice. Read More

Reads: 153

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Life in the Weird West wasn't easy - the land was harsh and unrelenting, criminals with unnatural talents roamed the streets with only a handful of men who were able to track them down. John Mitchel was one of those men... Read More
Just something I wrote when I was bored last summer. And yes it's mostly guesswork and inaccurate. Read More
They come from two very different worlds, but is love enough for her to leave her world forever? And if she continues to travel between worlds, how does she balance life with her husband and one with a family who believes she is insane? A quick glimpse of the IronWolfe… Read More

Reads: 160

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

An addition to my Holy Brother story. This might be a little more complex and difficult (perhaps a little mistake or inconsistency somewhere) for even though my imagination and ideas may be "way out there" (phun intended), I still remain an unschooled amateur whose native tongue is not English but… Read More
Edward VIII of the Great Britain and the Commonwealth. One of the shortest reigning monarchs in British History, who famously abdicated the throne for the love of Wallis Simpson....what if he hadn't met Wallis Simpson? What if he had married and had children? As the British Public would have wished… Read More
The King of America has died and his son is claiming the throne over the chosen heir. General Lord Commander Andrew Thompson, the Hero of Bogota and Medellin, must lead a force to unseat the usurper and place the rightful heir on the throne. Read More

Reads: 303

Comments: 4

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

The second English assignment I have uploaded to this site. I was restricted to 1000 words for this one, so forgive me if it seems a little rushed. It's an mystery centered around the Jack the Ripper killings. Pay attention to the dates, or you might get lost. Enjoy! Read More

Reads: 323

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

This is the first chapter in the life of Alexander Applebaum, a grieving poet struggling to cope with a recent tragedy. This story is told from his view, and portrays an alternate American history, one without The Civil War. I am contemplating posting more of it to Booksie, but I'm… Read More
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