Pile by the Bed reviews Widowland by CJ Carey a thriller set in an alternative 1950s in which Germany rules Britain and women are second class citizens.
Pile by the Bed reviews Civilisations by Laurent Binet – an alternative history that imagines an Incan takeover of Europe in the Sixteenth Century.
Pile by the Bed reviews A History of What Comes Next, the first in a new series by Sylvain Neuvel which imagines an alien influence behind the space race.
Pile by the Bed reviews The Violent Century by Lavie Tidhar an alternate twentieth century history with X-men style powers that asks what it means to be a hero.
Pile by the Bed reviews The Ottoman Secret by Raymond Khoury an alternate history thriller that asks what if the Ottoman Empire sucessfully conquered Europe in the 17th Century.