18th Century

England in the Eighteenth Century: A Great and Monstrous Thing

By Jerry White - Published 2012



This is the third in a history of London from the 18th century to the 20th by Jerry White, professor of London History ...Read Review

Days of Splendor, Days of Sorrow

By Juliet Grey - Published 2012


Biographical Fiction

In this novel, the second in a planned trilogy, Juliet Grey picks up Marie Antoinette’s story from the beginning of her husband’...Read Review

Scoundrel! The Secret Memoirs of General James Wilkinson

By Keith Thompson - Published 2012



Historian Keith Thompson blends facts and fiction to tell a hilarious, riveting tale of James Wilkinson and the American Revolution. Thompson wrote his ...Read Review

The Queen’s Lover

By Francine du Plessix Gray - Published 2012


Biographical FictionRomance

Count Axel von Fersen is nineteen when he meets an effervescent girl his own age at the Paris Opera in 1774. She is masked, ...Read Review

Commedia della Morte

By Chelsea Quinn Yarbro - Published 2012



The 25th volume in Chelsea Quinn Yarbro’s venerated Saint-Germain series finds the vampire in Revolutionary France on a rescue mission to save ...Read Review

Arms of Love

By Kelly Long - Published 2012



This story takes place in Central Pennsylvania in the late 18th century. The citizens are embroiled in the revolution for freedom and experiencing ...Read Review

The Deathly Portent

By Elizabeth Bailey - Published 2012



The second “Lady Fan Mystery” finds the intrepid Ottilia “Tillie” Fanshawe and her husband Sir Francis with their carriage broken down near the ...Read Review

The Messenger

By Siri Mitchell - Published 2012



The Messenger tells the story of an unlikely pair: war veteran Jeremiah Jones and young Quaker Hannah Sunderland. With meticulous historical details of ...Read Review

William and Lucy

By Michael Brown - Published 2012


This novel imagines the love affair between William Wordsworth and his muse Lucy Sims as the inspiration for his poem “She Dwelt Among ...Read Review

The Jacobites’ Apprentice

By David Ebsworth - Published 2012


It can be difficult making an editor’s choice of a book that is published by my own UK Independent Publisher – but the ...Read Review