What Might Have Been? has a story Roncesvalles by Judith Tarr where upon hearing of Roland’s death and Ganelon’s treachery, Charlemagne converts to Islam. The author does not follow up on what might have happened thereafter. This leaves something to be desired.
A Novel of Slavery and Freedom in an Alternate America [From the Publisher] “The year is 1294 – to Christians, 1877. Egypt’s Pharaoh threatens war against Ethiopia’s Empress and plans to embroil the New World in his cause. While the Northern colonists are subjects of the Pharaoh, Southern revolutionaries are
Lion’s Blood: A Novel of Slavery and Freedom in an Alternate America The story is set in an alternative North America which was colonized by Vikings in the North and Africans of Muslim extraction in the south. The Vikings supply white slaves to the Muslim south, or Bilalistan. The story
Alternate History is NOT one of those genres where alternate theories about history are entertained or discussed. It might be better to describe it as speculative history or rather an intellectual exercise in the ‘what ifs’ of history. This section contains alternative history stories and novels where the setting is