17th Century

Elizabeth of Bohemia: A Novel about Elizabeth Stuart, the Winter Queen

By David Elias - Published 2019

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

Elizabeth Stuart, daughter of James I of England, narrates her own story in Elias’s wide-ranging novel. Her life encompasses many seismic events, ...Read Review

By Force of Circumstance (Chosen Man Trilogy)

By J.G. Harlond - Published 2019

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In 1644, after two years of Civil War, the exiled Queen Henrietta Maria plans to pawn the English Crown Jewels to aid the Royalist ...Read Review

The Earl in Black Armor

By Nancy Blanton - Published 2018

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

Ireland, 1635. Faolán Burke is ordered to Dublin Castle by his clan chief to spy on the English Lord Deputy, Thomas Wentworth. Wentworth ...Read Review

Leo, Dog of the Sea (Dog Chronicles)

By Alison Hart - Published 2017

Genres:

Children/Young AdultNautical

Spunky little terrier Leo has been at sea for many voyages during Spain’s Age of Discovery in the early 16th century. Leo ...Read Review

The Ghosting of Anne Armstrong

By Michael Cawood Green - Published 2019

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

Want to entertain yourself with “Ghosting Through: Ficto-Critical Translation as a Means of Resisting the Appropriations of History and Place”? Nah, me either – ...Read Review

The King’s Evil

By Andrew Taylor - Published 2019

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

London, 1667: A body is discovered drowned in a well on Lord Clarendon’s property. Clarendon, a close advisor of King Charles II, has ...Read Review

The Chocolate Maker’s Wife

By Karen Brooks - Published 2019

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Fate literally smacks pretty Rosamund Tomkins in the head as she flees her abusive stepfamily and drab life as a tavern wench in ...Read Review

The Doubtful Diaries of Wicked Mistress Yale (The Yale Trilogy)

By David Ebsworth - Published 2019

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

1672, Madras, India. At the East India Company’s Fort St. George docks, Company recruits disembark from ferryboats. The Governor’s Second-of-Council, Joseph Hynmers, ...Read Review

The Bear Pit

By S.G. MacLean - Published 2019

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

S.G. MacLean’s latest addition to the Captain Damien Seeker series sees our grumpy, reluctant hero investigate the death of a man ...Read Review

The Organs of Sense

By Adam Ehrlich Sachs - Published 2019

Genres:

Literary

In 1666, 19-year-old Gottfried Leibniz, not yet famous for inventing calculus, visits an unnamed astronomer who, alone in the scientific universe, has predicted a ...Read Review