The Peshawar Lancers
In the mid-1870s, a violent spray of comets hits Earth, decimating cities, erasing shorelines, and changing the world’s climate forever. And just as Earth’s temperature dropped, so was civilization frozen in time. Instead of advancing technologically, humanity had to piece itself back together….
In the twenty-first century, boats still run on steam, messages arrive by telegraph, and the British Empire, with its capital now in Delhi, controls much of the world. The other major world leader is the Czar of All the Russias. Everyone predicts an eventual, deadly showdown. But no one can predict the role that one man, Captain Athelstane King, reluctant spy and hero, will play….
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Review: The Peshawar LancersUser Review - Karen - Goodreads
I have read every book of alternative fiction Stirling has written. This was excellent. I still haven't read any of the Shadow Spawn books yet. But, I do love his alternative histories. Read full review
Review: The Peshawar LancersUser Review - Carol Gleason-rechner - Goodreads
It's a steampunky alternate history set in India. What more could you want for a perfect summer read? Read full review
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