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We all know the past is the past, but what if you could change history?
We asked eight historical authors to set aside the facts and rewrite the history they love. The results couldn’t be more tantalizing. What if Julius Caesar never conquered Gaul?
What if Arthur Tudor lived and his little brother never became King Henry VIII?
What if Abigail Adams persuaded the Continental Congress in 1776 to give women the right to vote and to own property?
Dive into our collection of eight short stories as we explore the alternate endings of events set in ancient Rome, Britain, the United States, and France.
An anthology of the Historical Writers Forum, with Michael Ross from Paper Lantern Writers.
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This is a very scholarly collection of longish short stories that require the reader to have a good historical background of each “what if” scenario. I particularly enjoyed the Tudor ones. That said, the most prescient of all is Abigail Adams’ story, “Remember the Ladies.” I wanted to weep reading that one. Instead of “what if”, all I could think was “if only” for my daughters and granddaughters. This is a clever endeavor.
A whole lot of fun in an anthology of short stories. The authors write with such imagination and absolutely know their subject matter. This was a great find and I highly recommend it!
Eight historical writers were challenged to ask the greatest question of their genre: What If?
The results are varied in content but equally captivating. This book will take you back into the past, before projecting you forward to a time that might have existed if only one thing was changed. It’s a study of how strange it is that one moment – one decision – can dictate the years which follow.
Once you’ve read this book, you will always be wondering what might have happened; how different the world would be. What then..? What if..?