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Same as It Never Was: Historical Fantasy

Fantasy fiction in a variety of historical settings.

Beye, Charles Rowan
Odysseus: A Life
Imagined versions of all the adventures the Illiad and the Odyssey never mentioned.
Clarke, Susanna
Jonathan Strange and Mr. Norrell
Two magicians with radically different philosophies tackle the problems of the Victorian era.
Davidson, Avram
The Other Nineteenth Century
Tales of the strange from an England and America that never existed, but should have.
Turtledove, Harry and Noreen Doyle, eds.
The First Heroes
Stirring fantasy tales from the Bronze Age.
Marillier, Juliet
The Dark Mirror
In pre-Celtic Scotland, a young nobleman alters his destiny by taking in an abandoned fairy child.
Flint, Eric, ed.
Ring of Fire
Short stories about a West Virginia town catapulted back in time.
Robins, Lane
A dark fantasy set against the political machinations of the Regency.
Tarr, Judith
Devil's Bargain
An heir to two ancient magical kingdoms tries to save Richard the Lionhearted from an evil destiny.
Whyte, Jack
The Skystone
King Arthur's ancestors forge the sword Excalibur, paving the way for legends to come.