New PDF release: Departures

By Harry Turtledove

ISBN-10: 0345380118

ISBN-13: 9780345380111

What if background had taken a unique direction, made a detour, and deviated a little bit from the line it selected? the following, Harry Turtledove explores such "what ifs" in twenty alternate-history tales starting from precedent days to the a ways, far-different future.
Persia has conquered Greece; Athens is in ruins. but even lower than Persia's rule, the ability of the folks can by no means be thoroughly damaged. . .
A werewolf boy tears via Cologne's medieval stretts looking for sanctuary from the indignant mob. yet who will shield a creature so hated and feared?
A scholar from the far away destiny units off on a box journey to review Genghis Khan -- and unearths him within the 20th century?
And many more!
"He's one of many most interesting explorers of exchange histories ever." -- Locus

Show description

Read or Download Departures PDF

Best fantasy books

Download PDF by Mark Anthony: Escape From Undermountain (Forgotten Realms: The Nobles,

To rescue a lacking noble, Artek the Knife needs to enterprise deep into the Undermountain, an unlimited and deadly labyrinth created by means of a crazed wizard, a spot that isn't purely tough and hazardous to entry yet approximately very unlikely to flee. unique. 75,000 first printing.

Download e-book for kindle: I Kissed a Zombie, and I Liked It by Adam Selzer

Algonquin “Ali” Rhodes, the highschool newspaper’s track critic, meets an fascinating singer, Doug, whereas reviewing a gig. He’s a weird-looking guy—goth, yet he turns out honest approximately it, like possibly he used to be into it again prior to it used to be cool. She introduces herself after the set, asking if he lives in Cornersville, and he replies, in his gradual, quiet murmur, “Well, I don’t relatively reside there, precisely.

Jim C. Hines's Codex Born (Magic Ex Libris, Book 2) PDF

Years in the past, Johannes Gutenberg found the artwork of libriomancy, permitting him to arrive into books to create issues from their pages. Gutenberg's strength introduced him many enemies, and a few of these enemies have waited centuries for revenge. Revenge which starts with the brutal slaughter of a wendigo within the northern Michigan city of Tamarack, a normal werewolf territory.

Download e-book for kindle: Bloodlust (Blood Destiny, Book 5) by Helen Harper

Mack is scrambling to wrest again a few keep watch over over her existence, balancing the necessity to retain her squabbling council in cost and find the necromancer Endor even as. outdated threats and previous alliances continue springing again as much as hang-out her, and Corrigan, the Lord Alpha of the Brethren, will be completely satisfied if the earth swallowed her up complete and she or he was once by no means noticeable back.

Additional resources for Departures

Example text

I realise it’s your little sister out there, but, they have nothing to lose in a game like this. ” He stabbed his hook at his chest. ” The ex-pirate made a feeble noise and looked down at what he had done. ” Blood welled up from the point at which he’d plunged his hook through his skin. It spilled down his front, staining his shirt a dark crimson. He took one step forward and said, “Damn hook,” before he collapsed to the floor. 30 8 Dunk peered out at the ocean sparkling in the midday sun as the Sea Chariot chased the blazing orb across the sea.

He knew Dirk and Spinne could cut Pegleg down in an instant, but they wouldn’t be able to move fast enough to save him too. ” Pegleg brought up his hook and spotted a cork stuck onto the tip of it. His eyes bulged as he stared at it. “After what happened, we wanted to make sure you didn’t hurt yourself in your sleep,” Dunk said. Pegleg felt for the wound with the wrong hand and smacked the cork into his chest. Dunk could see the memories of what had happened come flooding back. Stunned, Pegleg brought his other hand up and felt the stitches sticking up under his shirt.

Then the line went taut. The entire ship shuddered from stem to stern. Far below, someone screamed. Dunk hated himself for giving thanks that it didn’t sound like Dirk. The rope and the ship creaked with the strain of holding onto each other, but neither one gave. Dunk glanced back and saw the stern swinging back and forth in the rushing water, like bait on a hook trawling behind a speeding boat. Dunk knew that this couldn’t last long. Either the Fanatic would tow them out of the maelstrom, or they would haul it down along with them.

Download PDF sample

Departures by Harry Turtledove


by Robert
4.5

Rated 4.93 of 5 – based on 16 votes

About the Author

admin