19th Century

The Season

By Sophia Holloway - Published 2022



Seventeen-year-old, country-bred Henrietta Gaydon is about to make her debut in polite society, together with her cousin Caroline, under the aegis of her ...Read Review

Annie of Ainsworth’s Mill

By Katie Hutton - Published 2022



“You can take a man out of the streets of Belfast, but you’ll never take the streets of Belfast out of the ...Read Review

When the Devil Comes A-Calling (A Youngblood Brothers Western)

By Ethan J. Wolfe - Published 2022



This “Youngblood Brothers Western” is the third in a series by Al Lamanda under his frontier fiction name, Ethan J. Wolfe. Brothers Emmet ...Read Review

The Belle of Belgrave Square (Belles of London)

By Mimi Matthews - Published 2022



In Victorian London, Julia Wychwood is an only child of two sickly parents, and in possession of a fortune. Modern readers will recognize ...Read Review

The Piano Player

By Maybelle Wallis - Published 2022


The Piano Player is a thoroughly researched and impressive Irish novel from Poolbeg Press, which always publishes quality novels. It is cleverly plotted, ...Read Review

Bitter Draughts (The Paris Trilogy)

By Yves Fey - Published 2022



Paris Police Detective Michael Devaux excels at solving crimes in 1898 Paris. A varied cast of characters befriend him and sometimes aid him, including ...Read Review

The Clockwork Queen

By Peter Bunzl - Published 2022


Children/Young Adult

18th-century St Petersburg, Russia. The autocratic Empress, Catherine the Great, has summoned the grandmaster of chess, Mr. Peshka, to teach her unstable son ...Read Review

An Indiscreet Princess

By Georgie Blalock - Published 2022


Biographical Fiction

Princess Louise, sixth child to Queen Victoria and Prince Albert, was a talented artist, and it’s this drive to create, despite great ...Read Review

Murder on the Underground Railroad: A Historical Thriller (The Moorheads)

By Craig Pennington - Published 2022



Indiana, Pennsylvania, 1826. When two escaped, formerly enslaved men are found brutally murdered in a barn, the county sheriff shows no interest in investigating. ...Read Review


By Laurie Lico Albanese - Published 2022


In 1829, 19-year-old Isobel Gamble emigrates from Scotland to Salem, Massachusetts, with a tyrannical husband who’s ruined his apothecary practice through an opium ...Read Review