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The Plot Against America

By Philip Roth - Published 2004

Genres:

Alternate History

This alternate history takes the premise that Charles A. Lindbergh defeats Franklin Roosevelt in the 1940 presidential election, and quickly implements a series of ...Read Review

Shadowheart

By Laura Kinsale - Published 2004

Genres:

Romance

Set in the reign of Richard II, this is a sequel to Kinsale’s historical romance For My Lady’s Heart, and takes ...Read Review

The Intelligencer

By Leslie Silbert - Published 2004

Genres:

Thriller

This is a contemporary thriller with associational historical elements. Though there are brief scenes told from Christopher Marlowe’s point of view in ...Read Review

When it was our War: A Soldier’s Wife on the Home Front

By Stella Suberman - Published 2003

Genres:

Nonfiction

A sequel to The Jew Store (1998), this chatty and delightful memoir, filled with authentic period detail, chronicles the life of a small-town Southern ...Read Review

The White City

By Alec Michod - Published 2004

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Set at the 1893 Chicago World’s Fair, this extremely stylized account of a female profiler attempting to find a killer during the author’...Read Review

Pendragon

By W. Barnard Faraday - Published 2002

Genres:

AdventureMilitaryRomance

In 503 CE, some years after the Roman Legions have departed from Britain, Artorius, a Duke of the Legions, is sent north by Aurelian, ...Read Review

What If? 2: Eminent Historians Imagine What Might Have Been

By Robert Cowley - Published 2002

Genres:

Nonfiction

This sequel to What If? contains twenty-five essays from historians both professional and amateur (Caleb Carr contributes to this present volume) speculating on ...Read Review

The Righteous Cut

By Robert Skinner - Published 2002

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

In 1941 New Orleans, when the young daughter of corrupt white councilman Whitman Richards is kidnapped, Whitman refuses to allow the police to become ...Read Review

The Boulevard of Broken Dreams

By Kim Deitch - By Simon Deitch - Published 2002

Genres:

Fantasy

This is a fantasy “graphic novel” with confusing historical content by important underground cartoonist Kim Deitch. Parts of it have previously been printed ...Read Review

Cities of Gold

By William K. Hartmann - Published 2002

Genres:

Set both in 1989 and 1549, but almost entirely in the American Southwest, this tells the story, supported by extracts of actual primary-source documents, of ...Read Review