19th Century

Beyond the Bay

By Rebecca Burns - Published 2018


Isobel and her husband Brendan left England to make a new life in New Zealand, but after ten years of struggling they have ...Read Review

The Hundred Wells of Salaga

By Ayesha Harruna Attah - Published 2018Published 2019



Near the end of the 19th century, as transatlantic slavery has been essentially abolished, internal slavery persists in Ghana. Two quite different young ...Read Review

Erebus: The Story of a Ship

By Michael Palin (author) - Published 2018



In 1826, HMS Erebus, a ‘bomb’ vessel strong enough to carry heavy mortars, was built of oak and reinforced with iron. In 1839, having demonstrated ...Read Review

An American Princess: The Many Lives of Allene Tew

By Annejet van der Zijl - Published 2018



Allene Tew embraced life with panache and fortitude, never allowing personal tragedies the chance to curtail her future. Before her story begins, there’...Read Review

The King and the Catholics: England, Ireland, and the Fight for Religious Freedom, 1780-1829

By Antonia Fraser - Published 2018



In her latest historical non-fiction work, Antonia Fraser brilliantly brings attention to the struggles for emancipation and full citizenship by English and Irish ...Read Review

The Banker and the Blackfoot: An Untold Story of Friendship, Trust, and Broken Promises in the Old West

By J. Edward Chamberlin - Published 2018



In the late 19th century, the border separating Canada and the United States was largely ignored by American traders and the Blackfoot people. ...Read Review

Escaping From Houdini (Stalking Jack the Ripper)

By Kerri Maniscalco - Published 2018


Children/Young AdultMystery/Crime

Audrey Rose Wadsworth is at it again. Born to a life of privilege as the daughter of a lord, Wadsworth eschews the social ...Read Review

The Secrets of the Tea Garden (The India Tea Book 4)

By Janet MacLeod Trotter - Published 2018


In 1899, on a tea garden estate in Assam, India, a junior officer, James, is summoned by the burra-sahib, Logan, and ordered to handle ...Read Review

More Than Meets the Eye

By Karen Witemeyer - Published 2018



Evie Hamilton avoids Pecan Gap, Texas in 1894 because her one blue and one brown eye lead some folks to call her a witch, ...Read Review

A Sea of Gold: Thomas Kydd 21

By Julian Stockwin - Published 2019



Set in 1809, this is the latest in the Thomas Kydd series, with Thomas as the captain of the frigate, HMS Tyger. Wellesley, the ...Read Review

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