19th Century

The Ring: A Victorian Mystery (A Grand & Batchelor Mystery)

By M.J. Trow - Published 2019

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Set during the1870s in London, The Ring finds private inquiry agents Matthew Grand and James Batchelor hired by oddball timber merchant Selwyn ...Read Review

Blood Moon: A Captive’s Tale

By Ruth Hull Chatlien - Published 2017

Genres:

Western

In 1862 Minnesota, Sarah Wakefield’s peaceful life with her husband and two young children is about to change radically. The food and money ...Read Review

The Glovemaker

By Ann Weisgarber - Published 2019

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Ann Weisgarber excels at the slowly unfurling tale, where the characters’ waiting and indecision build tension as deftly as any action sequence. The ...Read Review

Points of Danger (Railway Detective)

By Edward Marston - Published 2018

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

In 1861 there shouldn’t really be a “highwayman” who can hold up a train, rob and cold-bloodedly kill a first-class passenger! Of course, ...Read Review

The Lily of the West

By Kathleen Morris - Published 2019

Genres:

Biographical FictionWestern

Kathleen Morris attempts to fill a gap in Old West lore with her novel of Mary Katherine Haroney, better known as “Big Nose ...Read Review

The Healer’s Daughter

By Charlotte Hinger - Published 2019

Genres:

Western

Bethany Herbert, the daughter of a famous healer named Queen Bee, leaves Kentucky for Nicodemus, Kansas, a town formed so that only black ...Read Review

The Girl From Pit Lane

By Gracie Hart - Published 2018

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Though set in a different geographical setting (a pit village near Leeds), Gracie Hart’s story follows Catherine Cookson’s lead, describing two ...Read Review

The Murder of Harriet Monckton

By Elizabeth Haynes - By Elizabeth Haynes (author) - Published 2018

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

This classic tale drops you straight into 1843, the early Victorian era, when unmarried women evidently became pregnant on their own. Men, even the ...Read Review

Inventing Victoria

By Tonya Bolden - Published 2019

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

Essie’s life with her mother and “aunties” in the saltbox house on Minis Street is tough, with “uncles” coming and going at ...Read Review

Mollyfar

By Bonnie Hobbs - Published 2019

Genres:

Western

Her name was Molly. “Just Molly. The other name is Pa’s and I don’t want it.” She lies on a bed ...Read Review