Wilson, Robert Charles. Burning Paradise
Divergence: 1914 CE
What if: An alien lifeform interfered with human history, beginning with the quick ending to the European war of 1914.
Summary: After a century of little war and of slowed technological advance, surviving members of a Society who suspect the truth are forced to take action.
Comments: Almost no detail is provided about the course of the altered 20th century.
Published: Tor 2013 (0765332612BUY), 2014 (0765369176BUY).