18th Century

Sarah’s War

By Eugenia Lovett West - Published 2019


In 1777 an embryonic America is fighting a seemingly doomed battle for its existence. Seventeen-year-old fervent patriot Sarah Champion is sent from her Connecticut ...Read Review

The Mozart Girl

By Barbara Nickel - Published 2019


Biographical FictionChildren/Young Adult

Maria Anna Walburga Ignatia Mozart enjoys beautiful gowns, birthday gifts, and sweets as much as any 12-year-old girl, but she has an extraordinary ...Read Review


By Meg Keneally - Published 2019


Fled is based on an extraordinary true story. Desperate to escape a life of gruelling poverty in Cornwall, Jenny Trelawney turns to highway ...Read Review

A Song for the Stars (Proper Romance Historical)

By Ilima Todd - Published 2019



1779 marks the arrival of English ships on Hawaiian shores. While at first they are welcomed, cultural misunderstandings lead to a bloody confrontation. Maile, ...Read Review

The Body in the Boat (Hardcastle and Chaytor Mysteries)

By A. J. Mackenzie - Published 2019



Romney Marsh, 1796: A hidden smuggler spies a small coffin unloaded from a rival’s boat. A few weeks later another boat is discovered ...Read Review

Esther: The Extraordinary True Story of the First Fleet Girl Who Became First Lady of the Colony

By Jessica North - Published 2019


Biographical Fiction

London, 1786: Esther, aged 16, Jewish, pregnant and in gaol for stealing 24 yards of black silk lace, awaits transportation on an eight-month journey to the ...Read Review

Dear George, Dear Mary: A Novel of George Washington’s First Love

By Mary Calvi - Published 2019


Biographical Fiction

I couldn’t wait to begin the story of the ill-starred romance between the young, striving George Washington and Mary Philipse, a New ...Read Review

Rough Music (A Cragg and Fidelis Mystery)

By Robin Blake - Published 2019



It’s 1744, and on the recommendation of his associate Dr. Luke Fidelis, coroner Titus Cragg moves his wife and baby to a remote ...Read Review

The Gift of the Seer (Spirit Keeper)

By K.B. Laugheed - Published 2019


Katie O’Toole begins her journal of facts and secrets after being captured by two Indians from Pennsylvania in 1747. This enables her to ...Read Review

Pirates and Privateers in the 18th Century: The Final Flourish

By Mike Rendell - Published 2018



Nobody speaks of the Golden Age of Slavery or of Witch Hunting or Heretic Burning, but the equally unpleasant practice of piracy and ...Read Review

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