18th Century

Song of Miriam

By Pearl Wolf - Published 2003

Genres:

EpicRomance

Song of Miriam is the tale of a young and beautiful Jewess destined to take her place among royal society in Russia. Set ...Read Review

The Fifth of March: A Story of the Boston Massacre

By Ann Rinaldi - Published 2004

Genres:

Biographical FictionChildren/Young Adult

The Fifth of March is essentially a pre-Revolutionary War tale about the value of forming our own choices and the uncertainty that accompanies ...Read Review

Finishing Becca

By Ann Rinaldi - Published 2004

Genres:

Biographical FictionChildren/Young Adult

One of the best features of this young adult novel is the fine descriptive contrast of poor and wealthy in its American Revolution ...Read Review

Or Give Me Death: A Novel of Patrick Henry’s Family

By Ann Rinaldi - Published 2003

Genres:

Biographical FictionChildren/Young Adult

This young adult novel is based on Patrick Henry’s family and set between 1771 and 1778. Rather than focusing on this founding father’s ...Read Review

A Ride into Morning: The Story of Tempe Wick

By Ann Rinaldi - Published 2003

Genres:

Biographical FictionChildren/Young Adult

Rinaldi bases her story on the Morristown, New Jersey, legend of Tempe Wick. In the bitter winter of 1780-81, the Pennsylvania Line of ...Read Review

Our Lives, Our Fortunes

By J.E. Fender - Published 2004

Genres:

AdventureMilitaryNautical

According to his website, Fender set out to create a fictional American naval hero to rival British captains Hornblower and Aubrey. In this ...Read Review

Powder and Patch

By Georgette Heyer - Published 1993Published 2004

Genres:

Romance

  Originally published as The Transformation of Philip Jettan, this early work by the admired Georgette Heyer contains the language and idiom of ...Read Review

Fair is the Rose

By Liz Curtis Higgs - Published 2004

Genres:

InspirationalRomance

Higgs’ romantic saga, based on the Leah-Rachel-Jacob biblical triangle, continues in this sequel to Thorn In My Heart. It is 1789 in Galloway, Scotland, ...Read Review

Lichtenberg and the Little Flower Girl

By Gert Hoffman - Published 2004

Genres:

Biographical FictionRomance

Translated from the German by the late author’s son, this fictional biography depicts an episode in the life of 18th century scholar ...Read Review

The Spithead Nymph

By Jan Needle - Published 2004

Genres:

Nautical

Instead of finding himself before a court-martial for smuggling, Midshipman William Bentley is promoted to lieutenant and assigned to the Biter. Although Captain ...Read Review