18th Century

Time’s Convert

By Deborah Harkness - Published 2018

Genres:

Fantasy

Phoebe Taylor and Marcus Whitmore (aka Marcus MacNeil) wish to be married. But first, Phoebe needs to be reborn—she’s to become ...Read Review

The Road to Magnolia Glen

By Pam Hillman - Published 2018

Genres:

InspirationalRomance

Kiera Young and Quinn O’Shea “meet cute” on the boat from Ireland to Mississippi in 1792. Kiera, her two younger sisters in tow, ...Read Review

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

Genres:

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