Colonial America

An Experiment in Treason

By Bruce Alexander - Published 2002

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

This ninth novel in Bruce Alexander’s critically acclaimed series featuring Sir John Fielding, a blind-eighteenth-century London judge, and his young assistant deserves ...Read Review

Wicked Lies

By Laura Renken - Published 2002

Genres:

Mystery/CrimeRomance

Historical romances taking place during America’s colonial era are relatively scarce. American readers seem to prefer medieval Scotland and Regency England, or ...Read Review

Three Cuts of Courage

By Lynn M. Turner - Published 2002

Genres:

AdventureRomance

Nell Fraser and her brother board a ship to the New World to avoid capture after she rescues him from a Scottish prison. ...Read Review

In the Devil’s Snare

By Mary Beth Norton - Published 2002

Genres:

Nonfiction

The Salem witch trials of 1692 have perplexed Americans for over three centuries, so it is odd to think that the historical record could ...Read Review

Genesee

By Juliet Waldron - Published 2002

Genres:

Romance

Genesee van Cortlandt, the child of a runaway teen and an Iroquois warrior, was abducted back into “civilization” by her white uncle as ...Read Review

An Unclean Act

By Dean Burgess - Published 2002

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

A meticulously researched first novel, Burgess’ story concerns what was likely the first recorded divorce in seventeenth century New England. Thomas Burge and ...Read Review

Speaks The Nightbird

By Robert McCammon - Published 2002

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

McCammon’s latest is an overlong, plodding mix of horror and mystery set in Carolina in 1699. The story concerns the hamlet of Fount ...Read Review

The Water’s Edge

By Virginia Bailey Parker - Published 2001

Genres:

Saga

This is a multi-generational story of three families who leave England for the New World and settle in Salem, Massachusetts. As the years ...Read Review

Into the Wilderness

By Rosanne Bittner - Published 2002

Genres:

AdventureRomance

This, the first in a planned series of novels dealing with the westward expansion of the United States, begins in 1752, shortly before the ...Read Review

City of Dreams

By Beverly Swerling - Published 2001

Genres:

Saga

Lucas Turner, English barber surgeon, and his sister Sally, apothecary, arrive in the New World in 1661 to start a medical practice and are ...Read Review