17th Century

Pleasing Mr Pepys

By Deborah Swift - Published 2017

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

Deb Willett is employed in the household of the diarist Samuel Pepys as a companion for his wife. She is there to help ...Read Review

Intrigue in Covent Garden (Adventures of Thomas Chaloner)

By Susanna Gregory - Published 2018

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

We are in the year 1665. Plague is still haunting London, and King Charles I, with all his court, plus anyone else rich enough ...Read Review

I Was Cleopatra

By Dennis Abrams - Published 2018

Genres:

Biographical FictionChildren/Young Adult

Abrams, author of numerous biographies and nonfiction books for young readers, has created a detailed guide to Shakespeare’s world and theater in ...Read Review

Marooned: Jamestown, Shipwreck, and a New History of America’s Origin

By Joseph Kelly - Published 2019

Genres:

Nonfiction

In 1607, three English ships, and about a hundred settlers and crew landed in Chesapeake Bay in what will later become Virginia. They are ...Read Review

Destroying Angel: The Seeker 3

By S.G. MacLean - Published 2018

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

In this, the third Seeker mystery, Damien Seeker is sent to Yorkshire, his native county, to prepare for the rule of the newly ...Read Review

The Wonderful Mr Willughby: The First True Ornithologist

By Tim Birkhead - Published 2018

Genres:

Nonfiction

In the mid-17th century, Francis Willughby and John Ray set out to redefine how we understand the natural world. They embarked on ...Read Review

City of Crows

By Chris Womersley - Published 2018

Genres:

Literary

It is 1673. Charlotte Picot is urged by her dying husband, Michel, to take their son and flee their fever-ridden village of Saint-Gilles for ...Read Review

Open Sea

By Cynthia Steele (trans.) - By María Gudín - Published 2018

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Captured by pirates, Catalina “Len” and her mother are taken to England, a move that forces her mother into prostitution when no ransom ...Read Review

The Great Level

By Stella Tillyard - Published 2018

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England during the interregnum in the 17th century. Jan Brunt, a Dutch engineer, is employed to assist in drawing up plans for the ...Read Review

The Council of Twelve (A Hangman’s Daughter Tale)

By Lisa Reinhardt (trans.) - By Oliver Pötzsch - Published 2018

Genres:

Mystery/CrimeThriller

Oliver Pötzsch weaves a riveting, historical thriller against the backdrop of 1672 Bavaria. Hangman Jakob Kuisl’s family is swept into political intrigue, ...Read Review

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