Tuesday, April 16, 2013

New Releases 4/16/13

Paperbacks

The Land Leviathan by Michael Moorcock

Description from Amazon.

A brand-new edition of the second novel in Moorcock's acclaimed steampunk series.

Oswald Bastable visits an alternate 1904. Here, he discovers that most of the Western world has been devastated by a short, yet horrific, war fought with futuristic devices and biological weapons. An Afro-American Black Attila is conquering the remnants of the Western nations, destroyed by the wars, in an attempt to bring civilization and social order.

Audiobooks

Dinocalypse Now by Chuck Wendig

Description from Amazon.

An invasion...from prehistory!

When the Century Club is called in to prevent the assassination of FDR, its just another day on the job - but what they discover puts not just the president, but the entire world in jeopardy.

With psychic dinosaurs taking over Manhattan and beyond, its up to Sally Slick, Jet Black, Mack Silver, and the other Centurions to save humanity - from extinction!

Games

Victoria II: A Heart of Darkness

Description from Amazon.

Victoria II: Heart of Darkness, the second expansion for the grand strategy/political simulator focuses on the Scramble for Africa as you compete with other colonial powers and experience international crises which require Great Power mediation if the world is to avoid war. Become a truly great power by the dawn of the 20th century in Victoria II, an experience crafted by Paradox Development Studio, the masters of Grand Strategy.

To fans, authors and publishers...

Do you want to see your work given a shout out on New Releases? Contact us at ahwupdate at gmail dot com.  We are looking for works of alternate history, counterfactual history, steampunk, historical fantasy, time travel or anything that warps history beyond our understanding.

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Matt Mitrovich is the founder and editor of Alternate History Weekly Update, a blogger on Amazing Stories and a volunteer editor for Alt Hist magazine. His fiction can be found at Echelon PressJake's Monthly and The Were-Traveler. When not writing he works as an attorney, enjoys life with his beautiful wife Alana and prepares for the inevitable zombie apocalypse. You can follow him on Facebook or Twitter.

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