18th Century

The House of Dead Maids

By Clare B. Dunkle - Published 2010

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

When Tabby comes to Seldom House as the new maid, she quickly realizes that things are not as they should be. Though the ...Read Review

Napoleon’s Pyramids

By William Dietrich - Published 2011. 2007

Genres:

AdventureMystery/Crime

Paris, 1798. When American adventurer, sharpshooter and gambler Ethan Gage wins a supposedly cursed ancient Egyptian medallion, and then refuses to sell it to ...Read Review

London’s Sinful Secret: The Bawdy History and Very Public Passions of London’s Georgian Age

By Dan Cruickshank - Published 2010Published 2011

Genres:

Nonfiction

Architectural historian Dan Cruickshank’s newest book is a lengthy but fascinating examination of a not-so-secret aspect of Georgian London: the sex industry. ...Read Review

The Pursuit of Pleasure

By Elizabeth Essex - Published 2010

Genres:

Romance

Lizzie Paxton wants nothing more than to be a widow, in charge of her own destiny and free to make her own choices. ...Read Review

Liberty’s Exiles

By Maya Jasanoff - Published 2011

Genres:

Nonfiction

The American Loyalists were not the snobbish grandees of legend, but a diverse group with different motives for loyalty to the British Empire: ...Read Review

Mine is the Night

By Liz Curtis Higgs - Published 2011

Genres:

InspirationalRomance

After a failed Jacobite rising, Marjory and Elizabeth Kerr, their husbands dead in battle, are thrown out of their home and sent wandering. ...Read Review

With Fire and Sword

By James L. Nelson - Published 2011

Genres:

Nonfiction

General Sir William Howe commanded a British assault force against a ragtag collection of ill-trained rebels at the Battle of Bunker Hill on ...Read Review

Hunt the White Gold

By Mark Keating - Published 2010

Genres:

Adventure

In 1717 Valentim Mendes, Governor of the Portuguese Verdes, midway between Portugal and Brazil,  was relieved of his left hand by the pirate Patrick ...Read Review

Under Siege

By Edward Marston - Published 2010

Genres:

Adventure

Low Countries, summer 1708. Captain Daniel Rawson, who rose from the ranks to the Duke of Marlborough’s staff, is happy with his career, ...Read Review

Forge

By Laurie Halse Anderson - Published 2010

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

(1) 1777. America is fighting for independence from Britain. Curzon, a slave, has managed to escape from his British master and is on the run. ...Read Review