Walter H. Hunt - Author

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Current Projects

King & Country

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King and Country

I have an ongoing project in an alternate-history timeline. It's an America with no United States; the American Revolution never happened. In fact, there is no hint of a revolution: the Atlantic colonies never consider the possibility of separation, because their relationship with the mother country is on a fundamentally different footing.

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The Mesmerism Project

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I am currently working on a project that is set around 1860, and deals with mesmerism – a sort of pseudoscience that swept England in the middle 19th century. The principal characters are almost exclusively real people, though in many cases their histories have been altered or elaborated to fit the story.

I have posted the Prologue of the book on the site for your enjoyment.

 

 

The Mesmerism Project: Prologue

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Prologue

OUR REVELS NOW ARE ENDED

Doctor James Esdaile had known for years that this day would eventually arrive – the one on which someone would come to kill him.

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