18th Century

The Foundling (UK) / The Lost Orphan (US)

By Stacey Halls - Published 2020


In 1748, Bessie Bright gives birth to an illegitimate daughter, Clara. Due to her poverty-stricken circumstances, she is forced to leave the newborn at ...Read Review

A Bottle of Rum (A Spider John Mystery)

By Steve Goble - Published 2019



In 1723, former pirates Spider John Rush and his comrade Odin are enjoying good tankards of ale at the Crosskeys Tavern in the port ...Read Review

Death and the Chevalier (A Cragg and Fidelis Mystery)

By Robin Blake - Published 2020



Prestonians in Lancashire, England, have bitter memories of the Scottish risings of 1715 and 1719 that left much of the town in ashes. In November 1745, ...Read Review


By Ellen Alpsten - Published 2020


Biographical Fiction

This is the story of Catherine I of Russia, not to be confused with Catherine the Great. This Catherine was born in 1684 to ...Read Review

Carrying Independence (A Founding-Documents Novel)

By Karen A Chase - Published 2019



All Nathaniel needs to collect is six signatures. If he does, he’ll have enough money to court the woman he loves and ...Read Review

The Ghosts of Saratoga

By David Dampf - By David R. Ossont - Published 2019


Children/Young Adult

It’s 1777, and 17-year-old Roland McCaffrey is a scout for General Schuyler, who leads the American militia in upper New York. His immediate ...Read Review

Death Makes No Distinction: A Dan Foster Mystery

By Lucienne Boyce - Published 2019



Lucienne Boyce’s late 18th-century Dan Foster mysteries move from strength to strength. In this third adventure, our hero – child street-thief turned pugilist ...Read Review

Quest for Gold

By Ryan Fleming - Published 2019



Pirate life sounded like paradise to eighteen-year-old Daniel Wincott, compared to the abuse he received from his drunken father. Opportunity for riches and ...Read Review

Realm of Ash (The Books of Ambha)

By Tasha Suri - Published 2019


Historical Fantasy

Loosely based on the Mughal Empire, Realm of Ash lures its reader into the story with richly imaged, lapidary prose. Against a background ...Read Review

Uncommon Woman

By Laura Frantz - Published 2020



In the western Virginia borderlands, Tessa Swan, her mother and five brothers run Swan Station, a large ranch near the ferry crossing of ...Read Review