18th Century

The Gallows Pole

By Benjamin Myers - Published 2017

Genres:

Literary

George III notwithstanding, there’s only one king in West Yorkshire: “King” David Hartley, leader of a local gang of “coiners.” A ragtag ...Read Review

The Cornish Dressmaker

By Nicola Pryce - Published 2018

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It is 1796, and Elowyn Liddicot is young, independently minded and attractive, as is usual with heroines. When the novel opens, she is engaged ...Read Review

Confessions of the Fox

By Jordy Rosenberg - Published 2018

Genres:

Literary

Confessions of the Fox is ostensibly set in 1713-1724, following Jack Sheppard, thief and lover extraordinaire. But, is it? Jack Sheppard is a ...Read Review

Keturah

By Lisa T. Bergren - Published 2018

Genres:

InspirationalRomance

England, 1772. Shortly after news arrives of their father’s death, the Banning sisters also learn of his mounting debts. Determined to save their ...Read Review

Ill Will: The Untold Story of Heathcliff

By Michael Stewart - Published 2018

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What happened to Heathcliff after he left Wuthering Heights in Emily Brontë’s novel, only to return three years later, a well-dressed, educated ...Read Review

The Devil’s Half Mile

By Paddy Hirsch - Published 2018

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

In 1799, infant America’s largest city, New York, already has the beginnings of a rip-roaring financial district, which will later become the trading ...Read Review

Bellewether

By Susanna Kearsley - Published 2018

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Charlotte (“Charley”) Van Hoek takes up residence in her late brother’s home on Long Island and begins a position as curator of ...Read Review

The Electrical Venus

By Julie Mayhew - Published 2018

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At some time in the 18th century (annoyingly, the book gives no more specific clue), Mim is a mixed-race teenage girl in a ...Read Review

The Game of Hope

By Sandra Gulland - Published 2018

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

At the close of the French Revolution, fifteen-year-old Hortense de Beauharnais—step-daughter of Napoleon Bonaparte—is attending Madame Campan’s Institute for Girls, ...Read Review

Laird of the Black Isle

By Paula Quinn - Published 2018

Genres:

Romance

Quinn returns to the world of the MacGregors of Skye with the story of Mailie MacGregor, who longs for a knight from Sir ...Read Review