17th Century

The Lost Jewels

By Kirsty Manning - Published 2020


Jewelry historian Kate Kirby is asked to research and report on Cheapside Jewels, a bundle of precious gems that were unearthed after being ...Read Review

The House of Lamentations (Damian Seeker 5)

By S.G. MacLean - Published 2020



By the summer of 1658, it is clear that the reports of Damian Seeker’s death were greatly exaggerated… In truth, this most cunning ...Read Review

The Strange Adventures of H

By Sarah Burton - Published 2020


This book is told in three parts, the first by H, the second by Doll and the third by Halcyon; all are the ...Read Review

Charis in the World of Wonders: A Novel Set in Puritan New England

By Marly Youmans - Published 2020


As an Indian raid threatens young Charis’ household in Falmouth, Massachusetts (now Maine), her mother sends Charis and her young sister Mary to ...Read Review

The Girl Who Was Me Is Gone

By Michael Brown - Published 2020



Brown, a former film- and screenwriter, has created a vivid, electric, action-packed novel. He exposes a little-known period of 17th-century Irish history: when ...Read Review

Death in Delft (Master Mercurius Mysteries)

By Graham Brack - Published 2020



Master Mercurius, a young lecturer at the University of Leiden, has joined the ranks of clerical sleuths worth following in historical mysteries. In 1671, ...Read Review

Daughter of Anne-Hoeck

By Carol Pratt Bradley - Published 2020


Children/Young Adult

Boston, 1650: Susanna Hutchison, daughter of the heretic Anne Hutchison, and the only survivor of the Indian attack that killed her mother and siblings, ...Read Review

Rebellion (The Hacker Chronicles)

By Philip Yorke - Published 2019



At forty-two, too young to die, Francis Hacker knows what awaits him when Prince Charles returns to London. Vengefulness and treason exact high ...Read Review

God’s Liar

By Thom Satterlee - Published 2020


In 1665, the plague has swarmed over London, forcing those who are able to flee the city for the countryside. About 34 miles from London ...Read Review

Death By Shakespeare: Snakebites, Stabbings and Broken Hearts

By Kathryn Harkup - Published 2020



Executions, strangulations, poisonings, disease, beheadings, snakebites, stabbings. These are just a few of the MOs employed by William Shakespeare to dispatch more than 250 ...Read Review

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