17th Century

The Lines Between Us: A Novel

By Rebecca D'Harlingue - Published 2020


The Lines Between Us is a multi-period debut, beginning in Madrid in 1660 and partly told in epistolary form through diaries and letters. The ...Read Review

Fallen Angel (Frances Gorges Historical Trilogy)

By Tracy Borman - Published 2020


About a year after the closing events of the second book (The Devil’s Slave) in the Frances Gorges trilogy, Borman’s heroine ...Read Review

Magic Lessons

By Alice Hoffman - Published 2020


Hoffman previously revisited the beloved world and characters she created for the blockbuster hit Practical Magic when she gave readers the life stories ...Read Review

Sex and Sexuality in Stuart Britain

By Andrea Zuvich - Published 2020



Andrea Zuvich is the author of The Stuarts in 100 Facts, which contains far more than 100 facts.  She now gives us many more facts ...Read Review

The Bee and the Orange Tree

By Melissa Ashley - Published 2019


This bustling book is set in Paris in 1699, under the reign of Louis XIV. It explores the lives of a group of female ...Read Review

The Three Impostors

By Ursula Janssen - Published 2020


It is 1688, and Achim Müller is travelling to Kiel together with the utterly unlikeable Pastor Mayer. For a while, I suspected the ...Read Review

To the New World & Back: Blake and the Mysterious Coin (DNA Chronicles)

By Carol Sauder - Published 2020


Children/Young AdultTime-slip

In the modern-day United States, Blake gets in trouble in history class and is assigned to write a special report on the Pilgrims. ...Read Review

The Brief and True Report of Temperance Flowerdew

By Denise Heinze - Published 2020


Biographical Fiction

A historical woman with the delightful name of Temperance Flowerdew played a crucial role in the early colony of Jamestown, Virginia. She married ...Read Review

The Honey and the Sting

By E. C. Fremantle - Published 2020


Set in England in 1628, this book presents the lives of three sisters living on their own with the small son of the eldest ...Read Review

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

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