17th Century

Auriel Rising

By Elizabeth Redfern - Published 2004

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

It is 1609, and Ned Warriner has covertly slipped back into London, following a two-year self-imposed exile for rescuing a Catholic friend falsely accused ...Read Review

1634: The Galileo Affair

By Andrew Dennis - By Eric Flint - Published 2004

Genres:

Fantasy

This is the third year since the Ring of Fire, the catastrophic event dropping an American town with its inhabitants into seventeenth century ...Read Review

The Iron Rose

By Marsha Canham - Published 2003

Genres:

Adventure

When a rogue privateer captained by Juliet Dante discovers a Spanish galleon attacking and sinking an English ship, she and her crew intercede. ...Read Review

The Wampum Keeper

By Pat Montague - Published 2002

Genres:

This novel of the war-ravaged People of the Deer takes place in western New York State and Ontario, mid 17th century. While exploring ...Read Review

Consuming Fire

By Kathleen Morgan - Published 2003

Genres:

InspirationalRomance

Three years after the Massacre of Glencoe, Maggie Robertson enters a nunnery. While she wishes to serve God, she also flees the man ...Read Review

Quicksilver

By Neal Stephenson - Published 2003

Genres:

Epic

Quicksilver is the first novel in what the author describes as the Baroque Cycle. This lengthy narrative explores “the bold, curving forms, elaborate ...Read Review

The Feast of Roses

By Indu Sundaresan - Published 2003

Genres:

Biographical FictionSaga

“What is her attraction?” the courtiers wonder. Why has Emperor Jahangir married Mehrunnisa, the daughter of a treasurer? Granted, she is beautiful, but ...Read Review

My Just Desire

By Anna Beer - Published 2003 (US)Published 2004 (UK)

Genres:

Nonfiction

In comparison to her famous husband, very little is known about Bess Ralegh (1565-c.1635). But Anna Beer has pieced together the records she ...Read Review

The Jewess of Kaifeng

By Sophie Ferrer - Published 2003

Genres:

AdventureRomance

This well-written historical adventure/romance set in 17th century. Macao and Kaifeng probably won’t find a mainstream publisher due to its unique ...Read Review

The Witch of Cologne

By Tobsha Learner - Published 2003

Genres:

Romance

This first historical by Australian playwright and novelist Learner has a number of things in its favor: an original setting, an intriguing heroine, ...Read Review