8 Alternate History Books A look at what might have been What if? That's the question at the centre of these mind (and time) bending novels, examining how things might have gone if key historical events had turned out differently. 1. Life After Life Kate Atkinson 2. Leviathan Scott Westerfeld 3. Anno Dracula Kim Newman 4. Man in the High Castle Philip K Dick 5. Dreamland Graham McColl 6. Body Politic Paul Johnston 7. 11/22/63 Stephen King 8. Fatherland Robert Harris Tags: science fiction, thriller View the discussion thread.