17th Century

Just Beyond Tomorrow

By Bertrice Small - Published 2002

Genres:

Romance

The mother of the new Duke of Glenkirk’s mother had given him two pieces of advice. The first, “to marry soon,” is ...Read Review

The Pirate Hunter: The True Story of Captain Kidd

By Richard Zacks - Published 2002Published 2003

Genres:

Nonfiction

There’s an exciting sense of discovery as author Richard Zacks peels back the layers of history and shows us 1696 Manhattan. He describes ...Read Review

Susannah Morrow

By Megan Chance - Published 2002

Genres:

Saga

Salem Village, Massachusetts, during the horrific episode of the witch trials in 1692 is the setting for Chance’s new novel. Teenaged Charity Fowler ...Read Review

Speaks The Nightbird

By Robert McCammon - Published 2002

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

McCammon’s latest is an overlong, plodding mix of horror and mystery set in Carolina in 1699. The story concerns the hamlet of Fount ...Read Review

Embrace The Dawn

By Kathleen Morgan - Published 2002

Genres:

InspirationalRomance

With her husband’s escalating abuse, Killian Campbell and her son flee. Alexander pursues and strangles her, but a stranger intervenes. When the ...Read Review

The Water’s Edge

By Virginia Bailey Parker - Published 2001

Genres:

Saga

This is a multi-generational story of three families who leave England for the New World and settle in Salem, Massachusetts. As the years ...Read Review

The Dance Of Geometry

By Brian Howell - Published 2002

Genres:

Literary

This tri-part book centers on Jan Vermeer, the 17th century Dutch painter of such engaging and suggestive interior scenes. The first episode shows ...Read Review

Testimony of an Irish Slave Girl

By Kate McCafferty - Published 2002

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This remarkable debut novel is the story of Cot Daley, stolen off the streets of Galway and shipped as an indentured servant to ...Read Review

The Pillowbook of Lady Wisteria

By Laura Joh Rowland - Published 2002

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

The Pillowbook of Lady Wisteria is the seventh in Rowland’s popular series of Japanese murder mysteries featuring samurai Sano Ichiro and his ...Read Review

La Tour Dreams of the Wolf Girl

By David Huddle - Published 2002

Genres:

Literary

Suzanne Nelson is an art historian at a small university in Vermont. She is an emotionally detached woman who is hard to like; ...Read Review