17th Century

Canticle

By Liz McSkeane - Published 2018

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In 17th-century Spain, Fray Martin de Sepulveda is living in relative obscurity after a scandal nearly brought him unwanted attention from the Inquisition. ...Read Review

Patriot or Traitor: The Life and Death of Sir Walter Ralegh

By Anna Beer - Published 2018

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Nonfiction

It’s said that good non-fiction should be as gripping as a tense murder-mystery. With this fascinating biography, Anna Beer has indeed met ...Read Review

The Pendle Witch Girl: Volume 3 (Witches of Pendle)

By Sarah L King - Published 2018

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Jennet is the youngest daughter of Elizabeth Device, a single mother raising three children in poverty in England in the early 1600s. Elizabeth’...Read Review

Blood’s Revolution (Holcroft Blood 2)

By Angus Donald - Published 2018

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AdventureMilitary

Set in the turbulent years of the 1680s, Blood’s Revolution follows Holcroft Blood, a brilliant gunnery officer in His Majesty’s Ordnance, ...Read Review

A Far Horizon (Broken Kingdom)

By Brenda Rickman Vantrease - Published 2019

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Saga

This is the sequel to Vantrease’s The Queen’s Promise, a narrative of King Charles I, Queen Henrietta Maria, and the English ...Read Review

The Outrageous Fortune of Abel Morgan

By Cynthia Jefferies - Published 2018

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The book opens with Abel’s mother lying dead in childbirth. Half-mad with grief, his father Christopher takes what he believes is the ...Read Review

A Light of Her Own

By Carrie Callaghan - Published 2018

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Although we associate Holland as the land of master painters Rembrandt and Vermeer, few people realize that women of that day were discouraged ...Read Review

Black Lily

By Philippa Stockley - Published 2018

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Black Lily is the tale of Zenobia, born into poverty but who married into wealth, and Lily, who was brought to London from ...Read Review

Southern Rain

By Harry Miller - Published 2019

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Literary

“Then we take both of them/And break them into pieces/And mix the pieces with water/And mold again a figure of ...Read Review

Cradle

By James Jackson - Published 2018

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It is 1607, and King James I of England is courting favour with the Spanish king, Philip III, to avoid another war. However, King ...Read Review

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