Tag: alternative history

Now in Print & eBook: Postponing Armageddon by UK author Adele Abbot

Barking Rain Press announced the paperback and eBook release of the apocalyptic Fantasy novel Postponing Armageddon by Yorkshire, UK author Adele Abbott. Postponing Armageddon was one of six finalists in the 2011 "Anywhere But Here, Anywhen But Now" contest for aspiring debut novelists, sponsored by Sir Terry Pratchett and Transworld Publishers. Barking Rain Press also published Ms. Abbot's first novel, the steampunk fantasy Of Machines & Magics, in 2012. Continue reading

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The second coming of Jesus Christ was scheduled to occur in the thousandth year of His era—but it did not happen as foretold. In the year 1016, the long-lived thirteenth apostle, Matthias, set off as planned with twelve parchment scrolls inscribed by the apostles, believing that when they were read at Glastonbury Tor, the world would be restored to the glorious state originally envisioned by God. Continue reading

In the Autumn of the Unfortunates

Experience a new twist in the tale of Jack the Ripper, as seen through the eyes of renowned artist Walter Sickert. Though Sickert was not a suspect in the crimes during that time period, in modern times he has been identified as a person of interest. Set fifteen years after the original murders, this story begins when Sickert’s apprentice, Robert Wood, is accused of murdering a prostitute in Camden Town and comes to Sickert for help. Continue reading