17th Century

The Map Colorist

By Rebecca D'Harlingue - Published 2023

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Although young Anneke van Brug rarely ventures outside of her Amsterdam neighborhood, it is the age of Dutch exploration, and she grows up ...Read Review

Trust: The Anatomy of a Marriage

By Rita Dallas - Published 2022

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Biographical Fiction

Bedfordshire, 1649: This portrait of a marriage is based on the true story of Dorothy Osborne, wife of Sir William Temple, employer of a ...Read Review

The Vaster Wilds

By Lauren Groff - Published 2023

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Literary

This devastatingly beautiful meditation on nature, divinity, and survival is the second volume of a planned triptych begun last year with Groff’s ...Read Review

A Season of Monstrous Conceptions

By Lina Rather - Published 2023

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Historical Fantasy

Sarah Davis is a midwife’s apprentice in London, ten years after the Black Plague outbreak and Great Fire of 1666. Historians of the ...Read Review

The Courtesan’s Secret: A Venice Beauties Mystery

By Nina Wachsman - Published 2023

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Mystery/Crime

Set in 17th-century Venice, this novel focuses on the beautiful courtesan Belladonna, born a converso named Raquel Mendoza. Although her wealth and status ...Read Review

The Witches at the End of the World

By Chelsea Iversen - Published 2023

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Norway, 1667. Women, sisters, witches, and curses. Thirteen years ago, Kaija and Minna were forced to flee their home when their mother was burned ...Read Review

North Woods

By Daniel Mason - Published 2023

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EpicLiterary

From the moment two forbidden lovers – the prospective wife of an abusive minister and a reported troublemaker she ironically met at church – flee ...Read Review

The Village Healer’s Book of Cures

By Jennifer Sherman Roberts - Published 2023

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Mystery/Crime

England, 1646. Mary Fawcett, widow and caregiver for her eight-year-old brother, provides healing recipes for her village. Mysteriously, she is also able to feel ...Read Review

Trading Thomas: Jamestown’s Boy Interpreter

By Ora Smith - Published 2023

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Children/Young Adult

In 1606, eleven-year-old Thomas Savage’s father announces he’s sailing from England to America to help establish a new colony named James Towne. ...Read Review

The Winter List

By S.G. MacLean - Published 2023

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Mystery/Crime

This sixth in the popular Damian Seeker series will attract readers fond of the historical crime genre. We are in York in the ...Read Review

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