Colonial America

Huskanaw

By Brian Swann - Published 2022

Genres:

Literary

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

Genres:

Saga

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

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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

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

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

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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

Genres:

Literary

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

The Pulse of His Soul

By Ora Smith - Published 2020

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

Genealogist Smith novelizes the life of John Lothropp, a Separatist minister who broke with the Anglican Church and became a forgotten Founding Father: ...Read Review

Hour of the Witch

By Chris Bohjalian - Published 2021

Genres:

Literary

How far will a woman go to escape an abusive husband? In Puritan Boston in 1662, divorces are rarely granted, but Mary Deerfield, a ...Read Review

Pieces of Eight (A Spider John Mystery 4)

By Steve Goble - Published 2021

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

In this fourth Spider John mystery, set in 1723, “Spider John” Rush, minding his own business as ship’s carpenter, sees a fellow shipmate ...Read Review

Peacemaker

By Joseph Bruchac - Published 2021

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

Peacemaker is set in North America at some point prior to the arrival of European colonists, possibly in the early 1500s. Okwaho is ...Read Review

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