18th Century

Where the World Ends

By Geraldine McCaughrean - Published 2018


Children/Young Adult

Based on a real event, this is a story that sings to the soul. It belongs—in shoals—in every school and library. ...Read Review

An Onshore Storm

By Dewey Lambdin - Published 2018



This is the 24th installment in the Alan Lewrie naval adventures, this one set in 1796. Napoleon has invaded Italy, and England is out ...Read Review

Love & War

By Melissa de la Cruz - Published 2018


Biographical FictionChildren/Young Adult

In this sequel to Alex & Eliza, Alexander Hamilton has married Elizabeth Schuyler. It’s 1781 and Alex, anxious to be part of the ...Read Review

The Queen’s Embroiderer: A True Story of Paris, Lovers, Swindlers, and the First Stock Market Crisis

By Joan DeJean - Published 2018



What kind of man secures a royal decree to lock up his pregnant daughter and ship her to the colonies? Beauty and cruelty ...Read Review

Apostles of Revolution: Jefferson, Paine, Monroe, and the Struggle Against the Old Order in America And Europe

By John Ferling - Published 2018



Ferling’s new entry explores the vision of Thomas Jefferson, Thomas Paine, and James Monroe of an independent America and a democratic Europe. ...Read Review

Slave Old Man

By Linda Coverdale (trans.) - By Patrick Chamoiseau - Published 2018



This novel begins: “In slavery times in the sugar isles,” which we later deduce to be Martinique. It’s an arresting story of ...Read Review

Mary B

By Katherine J. Chen - Published 2018


The Austen continuation genre has gained another literary take with this debut novel focused on the character of Mary Bennet. The story begins ...Read Review

A Refuge Assured

By Jocelyn Green - Published 2018



Lacemaker Vivienne Rivard flees the Terror of the French Revolution to relocate to the French Quarter of Philadelphia, along with other expatriates, including ...Read Review

City of Ink

By Elsa Hart - Published 2018



China, 1711. Li Du returned to his home of Beijing three years ago and is still trying to unlock a mystery from his past. ...Read Review

The Captain’s Nephew

By Philip K. Allan - Published 2017



During the 1790s, fighting between England and France on the Atlantic become continuous battles. At this time, HMS Agrius, captained by Percy Follett ...Read Review