18th Century

A Sea of Troubles

By David Donachie - Published 2012

Genres:

AdventureNautical

It is 1794, and Britannia is doing its best to rule the waves to the detriment of Revolutionary France. John Pearce, son of a ...Read Review

The Royal Physician’s Visit

By Per Olov Enquist - By Tiina Nunnally (trans.) - Published 2001Published 2013

Genres:

Literary

In 1768 a magnetic, handsome German physician named Struensee became royal physician to King Christian VII of Denmark. Struensee was a man of the ...Read Review

Pirate’s Revenge

By Douglas Boren - Published 2012

Genres:

Nautical

I enjoy pirate-based  stories so much I even write my own series, so I am somewhat hesitant to meet characters created by other ...Read Review

The Manzoni Family

By Natalia Ginzburg - Published 2013

Genres:

Biographical FictionLiterary

Alessandro Manzoni, the eminent author of I Promisse Sposi (The Betrothed) was a famous poet and novelist whose family is depicted herein in ...Read Review

The Wells

By Patrick Gooch - Published 2013

Genres:

Saga

The first of a series to be called the Hope Trilogy, The Wells is a long, well-written read, a lovely blend of fact ...Read Review

The Great Meadow

By Elizabeth Madox Roberts - Published 2013

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This is a reprint of a book originally published in 1930 and shortlisted for the Pulitzer Prize in fiction. The story is set in 18...Read Review

The Passions of Dr. Darcy

By Sharon Lathan - Published 2013

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Romance

Dr. George Darcy, uncle to the famous Fitzwilliam Darcy of Jane Austen’s novel Pride and Prejudice, embarks on his career with the ...Read Review

The Turncoat

By Donna Thorland - Published 2013

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The Turncoat is a strong debut set mostly in British-occupied Philadelphia during the Revolutionary years 1777 to 1780. Kate Grey, the Quaker daughter of a ...Read Review

The Emperor of All Things

By Paul Witcover - Published 2013

Genres:

AdventureFantasy

1758, London. Daniel Quare, bastard, and Journeyman of the Worshipful Company of Clockmakers, is on a mission. His instructions are to get hold of ...Read Review

The Tale of Raw Head and Bloody Bones

By Jack Wolf - Published 2013

Genres:

Literary

Tristan Hart is a product of his time (the mid-18th century): conversant in Enlightenment philosophy but puzzled by the mechanics of the ...Read Review