19th Century

More than a Stranger

By Erin Knightley - Published 2012

Genres:

Romance

When her brother Richard went off to Eton in 1804, Lady Evelyn Moore (Evie to her friends) looked forward to his letters. Soon his ...Read Review

Captain Blackwell’s Prize

By V. E. Ulett - Published 2012

Genres:

AdventureNauticalRomance

During the early 1800s, England is at war with France and Spain. Captain James Blackwell, aboard HMS Inconstant, captures the Spanish galleon La ...Read Review

Such Wicked Intent

By Kenneth Oppel - Published 2012

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

In this second book of The Apprenticeship of Victor Frankenstein series, we pick up not long after the death of Victor’s twin ...Read Review

A Death in the Small Hours

By Charles Finch - Published 2012

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

In Finch’s sixth Victorian mystery involving gentleman sleuth Charles Lenox (after A Burial at Sea, 2011), the former private investigator has turned to ...Read Review

Shooting Victoria

By Paul Thomas Murphy - Published 2012

Genres:

Nonfiction

Shooting Victoria is not just another biography of the illustrious queen or a history about the eponymous era she generated. Murphy takes the ...Read Review

Sea Dust

By Margaret Muir - Published 2005

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Sea Dust is the tale of Emma Quinlan, a woman living with a cruel husband.  Her life is a sad one with little ...Read Review

Little People

By Jane Sullivan - Published 2012

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This is a Gothic novel set in Australia. Unbelievable! –Australia must be the least Gothic country on earth, but here it is. The ...Read Review

This Dark Endeavor

By Kenneth Oppel - Published 2012

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

A deft and witty gothic tale, This Dark Endeavor recreates the youth and first experiments of Victor Frankenstein, the famous revivalist of Mary ...Read Review

Beneath a Hunter’s Moon: A Western Story

By Michael Zimmer - Published 2012

Genres:

Western

In 1832, hunter Big John McTavish rescues a young fur trapper named Pike from an ambush by Chippewas. Pike joins up with McTavish, who ...Read Review

Too Tempting to Resist

By Cara Elliott - Published 2012

Genres:

Romance

This is the second novel in the Lords of Misrule trilogy. Lady Eliza Brentford is a young, impecunious widow whose brother is so ...Read Review