18th Century

The Frozen River

By Ariel Lawhon - Published 2023



The frozen body of a man is captive in the ice of Maine’s Kennebec River. Once he is cut free and laid ...Read Review


By Christine Purkis - Published 2023


Set in the late 1700s in Wales, this is the story of a girl who goes from nothing to… well, nothing. Aggie, or ...Read Review

Scarlet Town (Laurence Jago)

By Leonora Nattrass - Published 2023


Research can be a tricky area for writers of historical fiction. Some authors use it to fill out their pages, thickening their text ...Read Review

Her Own Revolution (Château de Verzat Series, Book 2)

By Debra Borchert - Published 2023


This beautifully written novel tells the story of a strong, courageous woman during the French Revolution. Geneviève Fouquier-Tinville, the daughter of the ...Read Review

The Lizzie and Belle Mysteries: Portraits and Poison

By J. T. Williams - By Simone Douglas (illus.) - Published 2023


Children/Young AdultMystery/Crime

London 1777. Lizzie Sancho, daughter of a teashop owner, and Dido Belle, an heiress living with her aunt and uncle at Kenwood House, have ...Read Review

The Tea Merchant

By Leena Bhatnagar - Published 2022


It’s July of 1773, and we’re in Boston. Tensions are mounting between the Sons of Liberty and the colonial government led by ...Read Review

Nathalie: An Acadian’s Tale of Tragedy and Triumph

By Debra Camelin - Published 2023


Children/Young Adult

1755 on the Bay of Fundy. Nathalie Belliveau is thirteen years old when the British army rounds up her entire Acadian village. When she ...Read Review

Blood on the Tiber (The Gracchus & Vanderville Mysteries, 2)

By B. M. Howard - Published 2023



Christmas 1797 is fast approaching when French former magistrate Felix Gracchus regains his senses in a room in the French embassy in Rome. He ...Read Review

A Nobleman’s Guide to Seducing a Scoundrel (The Doomsday Books, 2)

By KJ Charles - Published 2023



Book Two of The Doomsday series takes place thirteen years after the first, in 1823. We are still in Romney Marsh, but now the ...Read Review

Gallows Hill

By Lois Ruby - Published 2023


Children/Young Adult

Thomas Stillbrooke and Patience Woodstock, the two narrators and main characters of this novel, delineate the horrors of the colonial-era Salem witch trials ...Read Review

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