17th Century

The God Who Begat a Jackal

By Nega Mezlekia - Published 2002

Genres:

Literary

From the author of the acclaimed memoir of Ethiopia, Notes from the Hyena’s Belly, comes a haunting first novel steeped in African ...Read Review

Black Lotus

By Laura Joh Rowland - Published 2001

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Rowland’s latest novel of 17th century Japan will not disappoint her readers. Samurai detective Sano Ichiro’s newest case plunges him and ...Read Review

City of Dreams

By Beverly Swerling - Published 2001

Genres:

Saga

Lucas Turner, English barber surgeon, and his sister Sally, apothecary, arrive in the New World in 1661 to start a medical practice and are ...Read Review

Argall

By William T. Vollmann - Published 2001

Genres:

Biographical FictionLiterary

If you are on fire to read a 600-page literary historical novel in recreated Jacobean English, then Argall is for you. The additional 146 ...Read Review

1688: A Global History

By John E. Wills - Published 2001

Genres:

Nonfiction

The year 1688 is chiefly remembered by students of British and European history as the time of the Glorious Revolution. Wills, a historian at ...Read Review

The Company: The Story of a Murderer

By Arabella Edge - Published 2001

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Jeronimus Cornelisz is a disturbed, and disturbing, man. Ambitious, cunning, ruthless, amoral, and greedy, Cornelisz is also a killer. After experiencing a series ...Read Review

A Fifth of November

By Paul West - Published 2001

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

England during the reign of James I was a time of fear and persecution for Catholic Jesuits. A Fifth of November is a ...Read Review

I, Roger Williams: A Fragment of Autobiography

By Mary Lee Settle - Published 2001

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

An elderly Roger Williams, the founder of Rhode Island, reminisces about the people and events that shaped his life, many of them having ...Read Review

Leopard In Exile

By Andre Norton - By Rosemary Edghill - Published 2001

Genres:

Fantasy

The divergence in time creating this alternate-history fantasy (second in a series) occurs at the death of the English king, Charles II. To ...Read Review

The Sea Hath Spoken

By Stephen Lewis - Published 2001

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

In this 3rd in a Colonial New England crime series, Quaker sister and brother Richard and Jane Whitcomb arrive from England, landing at ...Read Review