Colonial America

The Firefly Witch

By Amanda Hughes - Published 2018


This is the first book in a series named Bold Women of the 17th Century and is supposedly “historical fiction with a bit ...Read Review

Treachery: A Novel (Giordano Bruno Thriller)

By S. J. Parris - Published 2019



Parris’s popular series of mysteries featuring the philosopher-martyr, Giordano Bruno, is being reissued by Pegasus in the US. The fourth in the ...Read Review

Ghost Fire

By Tom Harper - By Wilbur Smith - Published 2019



In 1754, while Theo and Connie Courtney are living in India, a French army attacks their fort, and they experience the tragic death of ...Read Review

Between Two Shores

By Jocelyn Green - Published 2019



Catherine Stands-Apart, the half-Mohawk daughter of a selfish, drunken French trapper, must navigate between empires vying for control of North America in the ...Read Review

The King’s Mercy

By Lori Benton - Published 2019



Alex MacKinnon, a Scottish fighter in the Jacobite Rebellion of 1740s Britain, finds himself paroled and exiled to colonial North Carolina, and then ...Read Review

Dear George, Dear Mary: A Novel of George Washington’s First Love

By Mary Calvi - Published 2019


Biographical Fiction

I couldn’t wait to begin the story of the ill-starred romance between the young, striving George Washington and Mary Philipse, a New ...Read Review

The Gift of the Seer (Spirit Keeper)

By K.B. Laugheed - Published 2019


Katie O’Toole begins her journal of facts and secrets after being captured by two Indians from Pennsylvania in 1747. This enables her to ...Read Review

Patriot or Traitor: The Life and Death of Sir Walter Ralegh

By Anna Beer - Published 2018



It’s said that good non-fiction should be as gripping as a tense murder-mystery. With this fascinating biography, Anna Beer has indeed met ...Read Review

Dark Entry

By John B. Kachuba - Published 2018


Dark Entry is told in both the present and the 18th century and based loosely on New England Native American folklore and the ...Read Review


By James Jackson - Published 2018


It is 1607, and King James I of England is courting favour with the Spanish king, Philip III, to avoid another war. However, King ...Read Review