Saturday, July 2, 2011

Breaking News: Alt Hist Issue 2 Published

Alt Hist, the new magazine of historical fiction and alternate history, announced the publication of its second issue. Alt Hist’s mission is to provide readers with the very best new stories in the historical fiction and alternate history genres. The second issue has already received positive reviews from Locus Online and Tangent Online.

The second issue features eight new stories and also three book reviews. From ancient Egypt to World War I, and the death of Abraham Lincoln, there is something for every fan of historical fiction in Alt Hist Issue 2.

Stories featured in Alt Hist Issue 2:

Long Nights in Languedoc’ by Andrew Knighton
The Apollo Mission’ by David X. Wiggin
Son of Flanders’ by William Knight
In Cappadocia’ by Ashley Rose Sullivan
The Orchid Hunters’ by Priya Sharma
Death in Theatre’ by Jessica Wilson
The Scarab of Thutmose’ by Anna Sykora
The Watchmaker of Filigree Street’ by N. K. Pulley

And reviews of:

Historical Fiction Writing: a practical guide and tool-kit by Myfanwy Cook
Ruso and the River of Darkness by R. S. Downie
Rome Burning by Sophia McDougall

Issue 2 of Alt Hist is available in eBook and print book formats. For an eBook format please visit Smashwords or or for Kindle versions. A print version of Alt Hist Issue 2 is available at, and at Lulu for UK readers.

Alt Hist is edited and published by Mark Lord, a UK based writer of historical fantasy. Mark has a Masters in Medieval Literature and has been a fan of historical fiction for as long as he can remember.

You can contact Alt Hist at or you can visit their website. For information on how to order Alt Hist go here. You can also check them out on Twitter and Facebook.

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