17th Century

Revolution, The Great Crisis of the British Monarchy, 1685-1720

By Tim Harris - Published 2006

Genres:

Nonfiction

When James II’s second wife gave birth to a son in 1688, he believed the succession was at last secure, but their joy ...Read Review

Virgin Earth

By Philippa Gregory - Published 2000 (UK)Published 2006 (US)

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

Charles I is on the verge of plunging England into civil war, and John Tradescant, royal gardener, flees the grief of his wife’...Read Review

The Parliament House

By Edward Marston - Published 2006

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Christopher Redmayne is feeling pleased with himself; his latest architectural project is finished and its merchant owner, Francis Polegate, is thrilled with it. ...Read Review

The Rain from God

By Mark Ammerman - Published 2005

Genres:

Inspirational

Katanaquat, or “The Rain from God,” is an important member of the Narragansett tribe in 17th century America, in the region that is ...Read Review

Ransom

By Mark Ammerman - Published 2005

Genres:

Inspirational

Ransom tells the story of the Praying Indian Towns period of New England history from 1646-1675 through the eyes of a Narragansett named ...Read Review

Judge Sewall’s Apology

By Richard Francis - Published 2005

Genres:

Nonfiction

This work focuses on Samuel Sewall, a judge at the Salem witch trials who was so remorseful after the resulting executions that he ...Read Review

Pocahontas

By Joseph Bruchac - Published 2005

Genres:

Biographical FictionChildren/Young Adult

This is a historically accurate account of the period leading up to the meeting between Captain John Smith and Pocahontas. Naturally, it is ...Read Review

The Assassin’s Touch

By Laura Joh Rowland - Published 2005

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

In the page-turning climax of her tenth Inspector Sano mystery, Rowland locks us in a remote villa with Sano and the Assassin. It ...Read Review

I, Coriander

By Sally Gardner - Published 2005

Genres:

Children/Young AdultFantasy

Sally Gardner delightfully draws the reader into this historical fiction/fantasy novel with her main character, Coriander Hobie, stating, “I have a great ...Read Review

The Minister’s Daughter

By Julie Hearn - Published 2005

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

Young Nell the merrybegot converses with piskies and fairies. Her grandmother, the healer and midwife in their English village, fosters her connection to ...Read Review