The Blue

By Nancy Bilyeau (author) - Published 2018


Genevieve Planché, granddaughter of French Huguenots, desperately wants to escape her stifling existence in Spitalfields to be a “history painter” in the fashion ...Read Review

Endeavour: The Ship and the Attitude that Changed the World

By Peter Moore (author) - Published 2018



Ranked among ships of historic note—Drake’s Golden Hind, Bligh’s Bounty, Franklin’s Erebus, Titanic—is the Endeavour, in which Lieutenant ...Read Review

The Wolf and the Watchman

By Niklas Natt och Dag - Published 2019



The year is 1793. In Stockholm, Sweden, a body is discovered in Larder Lake. Cecil Winge, a former prosecuting attorney suffering from consumption and ...Read Review

The Hanging Psalm: A Regency Mystery Set in Leeds (A Simon Westow Mystery)

By Chris Nickson - Published 2019



This novel debuts a new series, returning again to Nickson’s ubiquitous Leeds. This time it’s the Georgian period; instead of an ...Read Review


Published 2019


In 1797, the ship Sydney Cove is wrecked north of Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania). Its speculative cargo includes valuable rum. On board are ...Read Review

The Other Miss Bridgerton: A Bridgertons Prequel

By Julia Quinn - Published 2018



Summer, 1786, and Poppy Bridgerton is feeling a little bored. Suitors have been disappointingly dull, and her visit with an old friend is a ...Read Review

Lucky Button

By Michael Foreman (illus.) - By Sir Michael Morpurgo - Published 2017


Children/Young Adult

1970s London: Jonah has always struggled to fit in at school. He’s too busy to make friends, spending his time caring for ...Read Review

Castle on the Rise (A Lost Castle Novel)

By Kristy Cambron - Published 2019



Castle on the Rise follows three women in Ireland in different time periods. In 1797, Maeve, from English Protestant land-owning nobility, discovers an injured ...Read Review

Blackberry and Wild Rose

By Sonia Velton - Published 2019


This debut novel by Sonia Velton is set in Spitalfields, London, in the late 18th century when the Huguenots had brought the silk ...Read Review

The Woman in the Lake

By Nicola Cornick - Published 2019



Despite the title, the real subject of this engrossing novel is the spectacular golden gown that travels between two worlds: 1763 England, where Lady ...Read Review

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