Colonial America

Act of Oblivion

By Robert Harris - Published 2022


This novel tells the story of the hunt for the regicides of Charles I, principally Edward Whalley and his son-in-law, William Goffe. Whalley ...Read Review


By Patricia L. Hudson - Published 2022


AdventureBiographical Fiction

Even in 1750s America, celebrity marriage is a challenge, especially if your husband is Daniel Boone. In Traces, Hudson gives voice to Boone’...Read Review

An Art, a Craft, a Mystery

By Laura Secord - Published 2022



This book is a rare thing indeed: a historical novel in poems. I wasn’t sure what to expect when I began reading ...Read Review

Gallows Road

By LIsa Hall Brownell - Published 2022


Set in the Colony of Connecticut in the 1750s and inspired by true events, this is the tale of Mercy Bramble, whose short ...Read Review


By Brian Swann - Published 2022



Young John Crowe, chafing under the thumb of his brother in rural early 17th-century England, runs off to London with a “Gypsy” couple ...Read Review

The New Land

By David O. Stewart - Published 2021



The New Land—Book One in David O. Stewart’s trilogy, The Overstreet Saga—follows Johann and Christiane Oberstrasse from Rhineland Germany to ...Read Review

Out Front the Following Sea

By Leah Angstman - Published 2022


This is the story of Ruth Miner and her journey of survival in 17th-century New England. Accused of witchcraft after her parents’ deaths, ...Read Review

Cry of the Innocent: A Faith Clarke Mystery

By Julie Bates - Published 2021



In 1774 Williamsburg, Virginia, Faith Clarke bears full responsibility for raising her son and running Clarke Tavern after the recent death of her husband. ...Read Review

Tangled Roots

By Marcia Kemp Sterling - Published 2021


Tangled Roots tells the story of three young people in rural 1750s Pennsylvania. Mary Brandon, the daughter of a well-to-do farmer, rebels against ...Read Review

Tooth of the Covenant (The American Novels)

By Norman Lock - Published 2021



Nathaniel Hawthorne had some less than hidden skeletons in the family closet – he was the great-great-grandson of John Hathorne, one of the foremost ...Read Review

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