Black Chamber: A Novel of an Alternate World War by S.M. Stirling will take you back in history to a time that never was, but a time you won’t soon forget.
There may be nothing worse than reading a science fiction story only to discover the author ignored the important element of plausibility. Just because the work is fiction, it does not give one the artistic license to shirk on the facts. So, where can authors go to get it right?