17th Century

Shakespeare’s Witch (Pages of Darkness)

By Samantha Grosser - Published 2019


Against the backdrop of the development and pre-production of William Shakespeare’s Macbeth in 1606, sorcerer siblings Tom and Sarah Wynter attempt to fulfill ...Read Review

Secrets of the Chocolate House (Found Things)

By Paula Brackston - Published 2019



This is the second novel in a planned series. Readers should be sure to pick up a copy of The Little Shop of ...Read Review

The Firefly Witch

By Amanda Hughes - Published 2018


This is the first book in a series named Bold Women of the 17th Century and is supposedly “historical fiction with a bit ...Read Review

The Midnight Midwife

By Annelisa Christensen - Published 2019


Almost luxurious in its period detail and style, The Midnight Midwife rings with emotional honesty and historicity. In late 17th-century England, never-married Abigale ...Read Review

Severed Knot

By Cryssa Bazos - Published 2019



January 1652, during the English Civil War: Scottish leader Iain Locharbaidh Johnstone is a prisoner of war in Westminster, until he is sold into ...Read Review


By Philippa Gregory - Published 2019


Danger fills England in 1648. King Charles I has been dethroned and is held captive by followers of Oliver Cromwell. Puritan Christians scour the ...Read Review


By Laura L. Sullivan - Published 2019



Spy. Seductress. Poisoner. Villainess. The untold story of the Countess de Winter, better known as Milady, the scheming femme fatale in Dumas’ The ...Read Review

The Devil’s Slave (Frances Gorges Historical Trilogy)

By Tracy Borman - Published 2019


Biographical Fiction

In 17th-century England, misogyny, lust, and religious bigotry drive most of King James I/VI’s decisions, according to Tracy Borman, who continues ...Read Review

The Glass Woman

By Caroline Lea - Published 2019


Rósa Magnusdottir’s mother is ill, hungry and coughing away in the chill and mud of their croft in a late 17th-century ...Read Review

Cromwell’s Women

By Julian Whitehead - Published 2019



The cover of Cromwell‘s Women features a Victorian painting of Cromwell’s mother and wife begging him to spare the life of ...Read Review

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