17th Century

The Mercies

By Kiran Millwood Hargrave - Published 2020


Kiran Millwood Hargrave’s debut adult novel, The Mercies, is set on a remote island in Norway in the early 17th century. Loosely ...Read Review

Under The Microscope

By Kim Finney - Published 2019


London 1677. Ezzabell Chetwood supports her husband Ambrose by painting botanical specimens to support research he hopes to publish with the Royal Society, then ...Read Review

Twenty Years After: A Sequel to The Three Musketeers (Musketeers Cycle)

By Alexandre Dumas - Published 2019



Translator Lawrence Ellsworth has triumphantly returned to Dumas’s Musketeers cycle with this fresh translation of Twenty Years After. In 1648, Cardinal Richelieu is ...Read Review

Shakespeare’s Witch (Pages of Darkness)

By Samantha Grosser - Published 2019


Against the backdrop of the development and pre-production of William Shakespeare’s Macbeth in 1606, sorcerer siblings Tom and Sarah Wynter attempt to fulfill ...Read Review

Secrets of the Chocolate House (Found Things)

By Paula Brackston - Published 2019



This is the second novel in a planned series. Readers should be sure to pick up a copy of The Little Shop of ...Read Review

The Firefly Witch

By Amanda Hughes - Published 2018


This is the first book in a series named Bold Women of the 17th Century and is supposedly “historical fiction with a bit ...Read Review

The Midnight Midwife

By Annelisa Christensen - Published 2019


Almost luxurious in its period detail and style, The Midnight Midwife rings with emotional honesty and historicity. In late 17th-century England, never-married Abigale ...Read Review

Severed Knot

By Cryssa Bazos - Published 2019



January 1652, during the English Civil War: Scottish leader Iain Locharbaidh Johnstone is a prisoner of war in Westminster, until he is sold into ...Read Review


By Philippa Gregory - Published 2019


Danger fills England in 1648. King Charles I has been dethroned and is held captive by followers of Oliver Cromwell. Puritan Christians scour the ...Read Review


By Laura L. Sullivan - Published 2019



Spy. Seductress. Poisoner. Villainess. The untold story of the Countess de Winter, better known as Milady, the scheming femme fatale in Dumas’ The ...Read Review