17th Century

North Woods

By Daniel Mason - Published 2023



From the moment two forbidden lovers – the prospective wife of an abusive minister and a reported troublemaker she ironically met at church – flee ...Read Review

The Village Healer’s Book of Cures

By Jennifer Sherman Roberts - Published 2023



England, 1646. Mary Fawcett, widow and caregiver for her eight-year-old brother, provides healing recipes for her village. Mysteriously, she is also able to feel ...Read Review

Trading Thomas: Jamestown’s Boy Interpreter

By Ora Smith - Published 2023


Children/Young Adult

In 1606, eleven-year-old Thomas Savage’s father announces he’s sailing from England to America to help establish a new colony named James Towne. ...Read Review

The Winter List

By S.G. MacLean - Published 2023



This sixth in the popular Damian Seeker series will attract readers fond of the historical crime genre. We are in York in the ...Read Review

The Ghost Ship (The Joubert Family Chronicles)

By Kate Mosse - Published 2023



The real-life story of Anne Bonny and Mary Read, the lesbian duo whose pirate ship briefly terrorised the Caribbean in the 18th century, ...Read Review

Fire (John Grey Mystery, 4)

By L.C. Tyler - Published 2023



The harsh smell, pealing bells, and pounding on the door of his chambers in Lincoln’s Inn awakens John Grey. It is September 2, 1666, ...Read Review

He Wears A Blue Bonnet

By John Orton - Published 2022


Malky Dalgleish is a Scots lad caught up in the Battle of Dunbar in 1650 between Cromwell’s troops and the Covenanters. The dispirited ...Read Review

The Cargo From Neira (A Gabriel Taverner Mystery, 5)

By Alys Clare - Published 2023



The bustling, cutthroat spice trade forms the enticing backdrop for the fifth volume in Clare’s mystery series featuring country doctor Gabriel Taverner ...Read Review

The Witching Tide

By Margaret Meyer - Published 2023


September 1645 brings trouble to the East Anglia village of Cleftwater. After several women are accused of witchcraft, Martha, a midwife, is assigned to ...Read Review

The Revels

By Stacey Thomas - Published 2023


It is 1645, towards the end of the first Civil War. When his brother dies, Nicholas Pearce is ordered by his father to be ...Read Review