18th Century

The Turning of Anne Merrick

By Christine Blevins - Published 2012

Genres:

AdventureMilitary

This sequel to The Tory Widow takes place in 1777. Widow Anne Merrick has infiltrated General Burgoyne’s British army as a peddler selling ...Read Review

The Danger of Desire

By Elizabeth Essex - Published 2011

Genres:

Romance

If a reader is looking for a sexy romance that has more than a thin wash of 1799 realism in it, one needn’t ...Read Review

The Scottish Prisoner

By Diana Gabaldon - Published 2011

Genres:

Adventure

I admit it – I am a major Diana Gabaldon fan and a particular devotee of her Lord John Grey character. To say I ...Read Review

The Power and the Glory

By William C. Hammond - Published 2011

Genres:

Nautical

The decade between the end of the American Revolution and the War of 1812 was a crucial challenge for the United States. Lacking a ...Read Review

Sup with the Devil

By Barbara Hamilton - Published 2011

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Barbara Hamilton’s third book in the Abigail Adams Mystery series is set on the cusp of the American Revolution, and her husband, ...Read Review

The Anatomist’s Apprentice

By Tessa Harris - Published 2012

Genres:

Mystery/CrimeThriller

In 1781, when young Lord Crick dies of convulsions, his sister Lydia seeks the help of Dr. Silkstone to ascertain the cause. Silkstone is ...Read Review

The Good Hope

By W. Glyn Jones (trans.) - By William Heinesen - Published 2011

Genres:

Literary

William Heinesen was a native of the Faeroe Islands – where this book is set – although he wrote in Danish. He was renowned as ...Read Review

The Schoolmaster’s Daughter

By John Smolens - Published 2011

Genres:

Adventure

This story, an action-packed, superbly written piece of historical fiction, takes place in Boston and covers the two months from Paul Revere’s ...Read Review

The Winter Palace

By Eva Stachniak - Published 2012

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

When shy Princess Sophie of Anhalt-Zerbst arrives at the Russian court to marry Empress Elizabeth Petrovna’s nephew and heir, Peter, no one ...Read Review

Unrest in Eden

By Florence Byham Weinberg - Published 2011

Genres:

Mystery/CrimeThriller

Unrest in Eden is the fourth novel in a series about the adventures of Father Ignaz Pfefferkorn, a character based upon a real-life 18...Read Review