Alternative History

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“Even as The Peculiarities veers far from the Benjamin Weaver template into strange and unsettling new terrain, infused with dark magic and vivid body horror, it should delight and

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Creative nonfiction, that is, nonfiction with lots of fiction blown into it, has a double benefit for the reader: learning more about a real event, but enjoying the characters and dialogue made up

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“a character study of the changes love in its various forms makes in individuals accustomed to lives of violence . . .”

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“an exhilarating, haunting, and memorable read.”

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“a preposterous, fun, but perilous escapade, written in an easy-to-read narrative, with a slight stream-of-consciousness air . . .”

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“Nisi Shawl’s debut is an ambitious, fresh take on the steampunk genre . . .”

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“Recommended for anyone who enjoys a literary novel, werewolves and golems notwithstanding.”

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Readers who enjoy opera and operatic-like novels will want to read this latest work of historical fiction; however, they should prepare for some disappointment and confusion.

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“sure to appeal to fans of both history and fantasy.”

“. . . you’ll get a kick out of this one.”

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Fuzzy Nation is a “reboot:” a re-imagining of the 1962 novel Little Fuzzy by H. Beam Piper. As Mr.