Colonial America

A Taste of Betrayal: A Faith Clarke Mystery

By Julie Bates - Published 2022



In 1775 Williamsburg, the colonial capital of Virginia, tempers flare between loyalists to King George III and patriots craving independence. Tavern keeper Faith Clarke, ...Read Review

Journey Back to Freedom: The Olaudah Equiano Story

By Catherine Johnson - By Katie Hickey (illus.) - Published 2022


Children/Young Adult

In 1756, an 11-year-old African boy is on guard in his village while his parents go to market. He spots slave traders who terrorise ...Read Review

The Indenture of Ivy O’Neill

By Diane Helentjaris - Published 2022


Ivy’s life has not been easy. The British burned her family’s home, and the family was forced to start life over ...Read Review

The Counterfeit Wife: A Revolutionary War Mystery

By Mally Becker - Published 2022



Following on her award-nominated debut, The Turncoat’s Wife, this is volume two of Becker’s Revolutionary War Mysteries series. The setting is ...Read Review

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

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