18th Century

Courtiers: Splendor and Intrigue in the Georgian Court at Kensington Palace

By Lucy Worsley - Published 2010

Genres:

Nonfiction

In 1725 up-and-coming artist William Kent was commissioned by George I to decorate the walls alongside the King’s Grand Staircase at Kensington Palace. ...Read Review

Island Beneath the Sea

By Isabel Allende - Published 2010

Genres:

Saga

Isabel Allende is at the top of her game in Island Beneath the Sea, a seductive, sprawling historical novel set in Haiti and ...Read Review

The Rebellion of Jane Clarke

By Sally Gunning - Published 2010

Genres:

It’s 1769, and Jane Clarke of Satucket, Cape Cod, has been banished from the family home as punishment by her domineering father after ...Read Review

The Bells

By Richard Harvell - Published 2010

Genres:

Literary

When I look at my copy of The Bells sitting in front of me, I cannot believe it lies there immobile and lifeless. ...Read Review

Wicked Intentions

By Elizabeth Hoyt - Published 2010

Genres:

Romance

Young widow Temperance Dews manages a foundling home in London’s notorious St. Giles slum with her brother, Winter. When the home’s ...Read Review

The Rake and the Redhead

By Emily Johnson - Published 2010

Genres:

Romance

This is the story of Miss Hyacinthe Dancy and Blase, Lord Norwood, based around a small village on Lord Norwood’s estate not ...Read Review

The Mistaken Wife

By Rose Melikan - Published 2010

Genres:

Thriller

1797 and in the aftermath of the French Revolution, General Bonaparte’s armies are sweeping across Europe. The British government is deeply concerned about ...Read Review

The Broken Token

By Chris Nickson - Published 2010

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Leeds, in the West Riding of Yorkshire, has grown prosperous on the cloth trade. It is a town of great wealth and even ...Read Review

Anatomy of Murder

By Imogen Robertson - Published 2010

Genres:

Thriller

London 1781. Gentlewoman Harriet Westerman and reclusive anatomist Gabriel Crowther have gained a surprising reputation in the field of criminal investigation. When a body ...Read Review

A Battle Won

By Sean Thomas Russell - Published 2010

Genres:

Nautical

1793, and the Reign of Terror is sweeping through France. Toulon has put itself under the protection of the English Navy. Master and Commander ...Read Review