19th Century

Savage Conversations

By LeAnne Howe - Published 2019

Genres:

Literary

Part fever dream, part extended meditation on madness, Howe’s Savage Conversations is a bracing commentary on the nature of guilt and grief. ...Read Review

A Dangerous Collaboration (A Veronica Speedwell Mystery)

By Deanna Raybourn - Published 2019

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

If Raybourn published a new Speedwell mystery every week, I would only be reading Speedwell mysteries. End of review. Seriously, what could be ...Read Review

A Thimbleful of Hope

By Evie Grace - Published 2019

Genres:

Saga

In 1864 Violet Rayfield’s father is a prosperous Dover ship owner. She had hoped to marry his most promising apprentice, William Noble, but ...Read Review

A Sinister Splendor: A Mexican War Novel

By Mike Blakely - Published 2019

Genres:

MilitaryWestern

In 1845, General Zachary Taylor and his American army arrive at Corpus Christi, Texas. Taylor has been ordered by President James K. Polk to ...Read Review

La Luministe

By Paula Butterfield - Published 2019

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

Berthe Morisot meets Édouard Manet at age 17, while she and her sister are copying master works in the Louvre. This begins and an ...Read Review

The Woman Who Spoke to Spirits (A World’s End Bureau Victorian Mystery)

By Alys Clare - Published 2019

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

It’s 1880 in London, and Lily Raynor has just hired Felix Wilbraham as the clerical assistant for her World’s End Bureau private ...Read Review

Miss Mary’s Daughter

By Diney Costeloe - Published 2018

Genres:

Miss Mary, having married against her father’s wishes, was banished from the family estate in Cornwall. Some 25 years later, in 1886, Mary dies, ...Read Review

Devil’s Daughter: The Ravenels meet The Wallflowers

By Lisa Kleypas - Published 2019

Genres:

Romance

Young widow Phoebe is the mother of a toddler and an infant. She is also in charge of her late husband Henry’s ...Read Review

The Stranger from the Sea: A Novel

By Paul Binding - Published 2019

Genres:

Literary

In 1885, Martin Bridges, a London journalist of little accomplishment and less confidence, takes a job at the newspaper in Dengate, a fictional English ...Read Review

Daisies and Devotion (Proper Romance Mayfield Family Regency)

By Josi S. Kilpack - Published 2019

Genres:

Romance

Impoverished Timothy Mayfield seeks a wealthy wife; Maryann Morrington has a substantial inheritance but is not as pretty as some younger debutantes. Impressed ...Read Review