17th Century

Talbot Company: A Story of War and Suffering

By Michael Regal - Published 2018



This is the story of a ‘free company’, a band of mercenaries drawn from across Europe, in their tumultuous journey across a continent ...Read Review

An Abiding Fire: Murder and Mystery in Restoration London (Thomazine and Major Russell Thrillers Book 1)

By M J Logue - Published 2019



When a woman with the Puritan name Fly-Fornication Coventry is strangled and her house burned, suspicion falls on her not-quite-so-Puritan brother, Thankful-for-His-Deliverance Russell. ...Read Review

A Murder Most Spanish (Domingo Armada Historical Mystery)

By Jefferson Bonar - Published 2018



A young man falsely accused of murder, a dark secret that some are willing to protect at all costs, and a world-weary constable ...Read Review


By Liz McSkeane - Published 2018


In 17th-century Spain, Fray Martin de Sepulveda is living in relative obscurity after a scandal nearly brought him unwanted attention from the Inquisition. ...Read Review

Patriot or Traitor: The Life and Death of Sir Walter Ralegh

By Anna Beer - Published 2018



It’s said that good non-fiction should be as gripping as a tense murder-mystery. With this fascinating biography, Anna Beer has indeed met ...Read Review

The Pendle Witch Girl: Volume 3 (Witches of Pendle)

By Sarah L King - Published 2018


Jennet is the youngest daughter of Elizabeth Device, a single mother raising three children in poverty in England in the early 1600s. Elizabeth’...Read Review

Blood’s Revolution (Holcroft Blood 2)

By Angus Donald - Published 2018



Set in the turbulent years of the 1680s, Blood’s Revolution follows Holcroft Blood, a brilliant gunnery officer in His Majesty’s Ordnance, ...Read Review

A Far Horizon (Broken Kingdom)

By Brenda Rickman Vantrease - Published 2019



This is the sequel to Vantrease’s The Queen’s Promise, a narrative of King Charles I, Queen Henrietta Maria, and the English ...Read Review

The Outrageous Fortune of Abel Morgan

By Cynthia Jefferies - Published 2018


The book opens with Abel’s mother lying dead in childbirth. Half-mad with grief, his father Christopher takes what he believes is the ...Read Review

A Light of Her Own

By Carrie Callaghan - Published 2018


Although we associate Holland as the land of master painters Rembrandt and Vermeer, few people realize that women of that day were discouraged ...Read Review