Author: Harry Turtledove

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Book:The Gladiator

The Gladiator: A Novel of Crosstime Traffic

Harry Turtledove

The Soviet Union won the Cold War. The Russians were a little smarter than they were in our own world, and the United States was a little dumber and a lot less resolute. Now, more than a century later, the world’s gone Communist, and capitalism is a bad word.

For Gianfranco and his friend Annarita, a couple of teenagers growing up in Milan, life in a heavily regimented, surveillance-rich command economy is just plain dreary. The eventual withering-away of the state doesn’t look like it’s going to happen anytime soon.

Annarita’s a hard-working student and a member of the Young Socialists’ League. Gianfranco is a lot less motivated—but on the other hand, his father’s a Party apparatchik. The biggest excitement in their lives is a wargame shop called The Gladiator,…[more]

Book:Liberating Atlantis

Liberating Atlantis: A Novel of Alternate History: Book 3 of The Atlantis series

Harry Turtledove

“The maven of alternate history” (San Diego Union- Tribune) continues his epic tale of Atlantis.

Frederick Radcliff is a descendant of the family that founded Atlantis’s first settlement, and his grandfather Victor led the army against England to win the nation’s independence. But he is also a black slave, unable to prove his lineage, and forced to labor on a cotton plantation in the southern region of the country.

Frederick feels the color of his skin shouldn’t keep him from having the same freedoms his ancestors fought and died for. So he becomes the leader of a revolutionary army of slaves determined to free all of his brethren across Atlantis…

Book:The United States of Atlantis

The United States of Atlantis: Book 2 of The Atlantis series

Harry Turtledove

As England tightens its control over the Atlantean colonies, Victor Radcliff and his band of revolutionaries resolve to make the English pay for each and every piece of land they dare to occupy and will stop at nothing to preserve the liberty of their people as a new nation is born-a nation that will change the face of the world…

Book:Opening Atlantis

Opening Atlantis: Book 1 of The Atlantis series

Harry Turtledove

Atlantis lies between Europe and the East Coast of Terranova. For many years, this land of opportunity lured dreamers from around the globe with its natural resources, offering a new beginning for those willing to brave the wonders of the unexplored territory.

It is a new world indeed: ripe for discovery, for plunder, and eventually for colonization—but will its settlers destroy the very wonders they had journeyed to Atlantis to find?

Book:How Few Remain

How Few Remain: A Novel of the ''Second'' War Between the States

Harry Turtledove

From the master of alternate history comes an epic of the second Civil War. It was an epoch of glory and success, of disaster and despair….

1881: A generation after the South won the Civil War, America writhed once more in the bloody throes of battle. Furious over the annexation of key Mexican territory, the United States declared total war against the Confederate States of America in 1881.

But this was a new kind of war, fought on a lawless frontier where the blue and gray battled not only each other but the Apache, the outlaw, the French, and the English. As Confederate General Stonewall Jackson again demonstrated his military expertise, the North struggled to find a leader who could prove his equal. In the Second War Between the States, the times, the stakes, and the battle lines had changed—and so would history…

Book:The Atlantis series

The Atlantis series

Harry Turtledove

Atlantis lies between Europe and the East Coast of Terranova. For many years, this land of opportunity lured dreamers from around the globe with its natural resources, offering a new beginning for those willing to brave the wonders of the unexplored territory.

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