19th Century

The Doll Factory

By Elizabeth Macneal - Published 2019


Iris paints porcelain faces, ‘threads hair through the holes in the scalp, sometimes curls it with irons heated in the coals,’ in Mrs ...Read Review

Daughters of Northern Shores (A Blackbird Mountain Novel)

By Joanne Bischof - Published 2019



Meet the Norgaard family of rural Appalachia in the late 1800s: Norwegian immigrants who are devout and tough people.  Thor, who is deaf, ...Read Review

Who Slays the Wicked (Sebastian St. Cyr Mystery Book 14)

By C.S. Harris - Published 2019



At one time, Sebastian St. Cyr, himself, had been hunted for crimes he did not commit. Now, however, on a spring day in 1814, ...Read Review

Soul of the Border: A Novel

By Matteo Righetto - Published 2018Published 2019



Soul of the Border is set in the late 19th century in the remote village of Nevada, Italy, near the Austrian border. Augusto ...Read Review

The Awakening of La Muse

By S. R. Strickland - Published 2018


Six-year-old Muse, a house slave on a plantation owned by the Hallisburgs in Virginia, innocently observes life around her, not questioning her world. ...Read Review

Lady Derring Takes a Lover: The Palace of Rogues

By Julie Anne Long - Published 2019



When her husband dies, Delilah Swanpoole, Countess of Derring, finds herself not only a widow, but penniless. All that remains is an old, ...Read Review

Anything But a Duke: The Duke’s Den

By Christy Carlyle - Published 2019



In this second installment of Carlyle’s Duke’s Den series, which follows the fates of three men who run a gambling club ...Read Review

A Necessary Murder (Heloise Chancey Mysteries)

By M. J. Tjia - Published 2019



London, 1863:  A little girl is discovered savagely murdered in her wealthy family’s outhouse.  A few days later, a grown man is similarly ...Read Review

An Artless Demise (A Lady Darby Mystery)

By Anna Lee Huber - Published 2019



Huber delivers her latest installment in The Lady Darby Mysteries with this finely crafted novel set in London of 1831. Lady Kiera Darby, now ...Read Review

Jack Dawkins

Published 2018



In Dickens’ Oliver Twist, Jack Dawkins, a wily young pickpocket known as the Artful Dodger, ends up “doing full justice to his bringing-up, ...Read Review

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