"A magnificent alternate history, set against the backdrop of one of the greatest maritime disasters." --Library Journal
"Time travel, airships, the Titanic, Roswell: from these well-worn bones, Kowalski builds a decidedly original creature that blends military science fiction, conspiracy theory, alternate history, and even a dash of romance." --Publishers Weekly
"For readers who love in depth twists and turns this exquisite piece of alternate history fiction ticks every box." --Starburst Magazine
"An excessively exciting reading experience." --Tor.com
"Time-hopping adventure for the thinking man... Easily one of the best thrillers in years... A compulsive read that we cannot recommend enough... A clever mix of sci-fi thriller, epic alternate history tale and intelligent spy adventure. Five stars." --Sci-Fi Now
"David Kowalski's alternative Earth is lovingly crafted, inhabited by plausible characters all its own." --SFX Magazine
"The writing is tense, confident and pacy while the story itself is involving and very much action packed with descriptive verse and a real depth... complete with a powerful ending, recommended." --SF Book Reviews
"The Company of the Dead is a virtuoso performance, a near-perfect blend of speculative fiction and adventure story." --Open Letters Monthly
"Kowalski gives you some really fun and thrilling chases, fights, and...mind-bending thought exercises on time and causality." --wired.com
"If you are a history buff, if you re interested in the story and fact behind the Titanic, enjoy alternate realities or just a darn good sci-fi novel, then David J. Kowalski s The Company of the Dead will absolutely blow you out of the water. You ll wish that you could go back in time and read it again and again." --8 Days a Geek
"A fascinating read. --Shropshire Newspaper
The Company of the Dead is an essential read that, despite being based around an infamous maritime disaster that everyone is familiar with, has an ending nobody will see coming. --Alternative Magazine Online
March 1912. A mysterious man appears aboard the Titanic on its doomed voyage. His mission? To save the ship.
The result? A world where the United States never entered World War I, thus launching the secret history of the 20th Century.
April 2012. Joseph Kennedy - grand-nephew of John F. Kennedy - lives in an America occupied in the East by Greater Germany and on the West Coast by Imperial Japan. He is one of six people who can restore history to its rightful order -- even though it would mean his own death.
"A magnificent alternate history, set against the backdrop of one of the the greatest maritime disasters." Library Journal
“Imaginative, monolithic, action-packed… The reader will not be disappointed.” — Bookseller and Publisher
"Time travel, airships, the Titanic, Roswell ... Kowalski builds a decidedly original creature that blends military science fiction, conspiracy theory, alternate history, and even a dash of romance." Publishers Weekly
"Kowalski effortlessly smashes together high art and grand adventure in this alt-history juggernaut." John Birmingham, acclaimed author of Weapons of Choice
"Exciting action, twisty and ingenious characterisation, and complicated time-travel plotting, deftly handled." S.M. Stirling, NYT bestselling author of The Tears of the Sun
"A non-stop chase that takes place across two thousand miles ... and one hundred years of perdurant time." Walter Jon Williams, NYT bestselling author of Deep State