18th Century

The Homecoming

By Anna Enquist - By Eileen J. Stevens (trans.) - Published 2022

Genres:

Biographical FictionLiterary

This latest novel from the bestselling Dutch author is a long, lyrical meditation on mourning and identity. Elizabeth Batts Cook is the wife ...Read Review

Pandora

By Susan Stokes-Chapman - Published 2022

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Set during the cold wet year of 1799, in the Dickensian milieu of a struggling London shop of antiquities, this story’s protagonists are ...Read Review

Lies that Blind: A Novel of Late 18th Century Penang

By E. S. Alexander - Published 2021

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1788 Calcutta, India: Jim, a nineteen-year-old Englishman, is a writer at the East India Company’s headquarters. Bored from mindless clerical activities, he aspires ...Read Review

Incomparable World (Black Britain: Writing Back, 1)

By S. I. Martin - Published 2021

Genres:

Literary

First published by Quartet in 1996, this is a rollicking account of Black lives in London and Middlesex during a specific period in the ...Read Review

Beyond the Lavender Fields

By Arlem Hawks - Published 2022

Genres:

Inspirational Romance

Marseille, France, 1792. During the French Revolution, Gilles Étienne, a former mariner and now a high-end soap manufacturer’s clerk, lives at home with ...Read Review

Hungry Death (A Cragg and Fidelis Mystery, 8)

By Robin Blake - Published 2022

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Winter of 1747 nears as Coroner Titus Cragg is summoned from his home in Preston to the English village of Warrington, where a farm ...Read Review

Winchelsea

By Alex Preston - Published 2022

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Set in 1742 on the south coast of England, Winchelsea is a tale of smugglers and skullduggery on the high seas. But make no ...Read Review

Loyalty

By Avi - Published 2022

Genres:

Children/YALiterary

One spring day in 1774, thirteen-year-old Noah Cope watches members of the Sons of Liberty drag his father from their Massachusetts home and tar ...Read Review

The Truth Keepers

By June Hall McCash - Published 2022

Genres:

Saga

In January of 1793, the French king loses his head during the country’s revolution. For young Amelia Nicolau, this is just the beginning, ...Read Review

The Fugitive Colours

By Nancy Bilyeau - Published 2022

Genres:

Mystery/CrimeThriller

The first historical thriller in Bilyeau’s series, The Blue, introduced Genevieve Planché, a Huguenot living in London’s Spitalfields who was coerced ...Read Review

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