1. Born in the USSA

    Anybody else read Summerland?

    I just finished Hannu Rajaniemi's Summerland and was curious if anybody else had read it? It's an alternate history spy thriller about the hunt for a Soviet mole hidden high up in the British espionage establishment, with only one problem: he's already dead, which is going to make catching him a...
  2. WI: Queen Victoria became interested in Spiritualism?

    WI: Queen Victoria, infamous for her mourning of her husband, the Albert, Prince Consort, developed an interest in the popular 'Spiritualism' movement that emerged in the Victorian Era and tried a séance to speak to him once more? Would she try it more than once? Would she embrace a...
  3. Napoleon53

    "What Madness Is This?" Volume I: The Union Forever
    Threadmarks: CHAPTER 1

    FORMERLY KNOWN AS "What Madness Is This?" Redux: The Union Forever, Volume I here is the first in the planned WMIT Redux Trilogy, which will feature Vol. II: Prophecies in the Dark, and Vol. III: The Pinnacle Future. WMIT, as of July, 2022, is still going strong, thanks in large part to the...