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Love and Fury: A Novel of Mary Wollstonecraft

By Samantha Silva - Published 2021

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

On August 30, 1797, midwife Parthenia Blenkinsop arrives at a house in North London to deliver Mary Wollstonecraft’s baby. She’s expecting another routine ...Read Review

The Cape Doctor

By E. J. Levy - Published 2021

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

Levy’s dreamlike debut fictionalizes the life of 19th-century Dr. James Miranda Barry, the Irish-born military surgeon who advocated for medical reforms, performed ...Read Review

A Wicked Conceit (A Lady Darby Mystery)

By Anna Lee Huber - Published 2021

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

The newest installment in the Lady Darby series is set in Edinburgh, during the 1832 cholera epidemic. This unusual mystery involves the publishing of ...Read Review

Daughters of Night

By Laura Shepherd-Robinson - Published 2021

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Laura Shepherd-Robinson’s first novel Blood and Sugar won the Specsavers Debut Crime Novel Award and the Historical Writers’ Association’s Debut Crown, ...Read Review

Secret Mischief (A Cragg and Fidelis Mystery 7)

By Robin Blake - Published 2021

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Blake’s seventh Titus Cragg novel (after Death and the Chevalier, HNR 92) starts in a hog pen and ends on a cricket pitch ...Read Review

Hideous Progeny: Mary Shelley and Her Monster

By Vaughn Entwistle - Published 2020

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

Have you ever taken a romantic trip with friends—to Lake Geneva, Switzerland, perhaps—only to be kept inside by rain? In 1818, you ...Read Review

The Kingdom of Back

By Marie Lu - Published 2020

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

Maria Anna, Nannerl to her family, lives a constricted life with her little brother Woferl, both practicing the harpsichord and violin many hours ...Read Review

A Maid’s Ruin

By Lynne Francis - Published 2020

Genres:

Saga

Margate, 1786. Molly Goodchild dreams of a better life than rising early to milk her uncle’s cows. She is admired by the steadfast ...Read Review

Cane Warriors

By Alex Wheatle - Published 2020

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

Jamaica, 1760. Fourteen-year-old Moa Umbassa is a field slave on a sugar plantation, overworked, underfed, and brutalized at the whim of cruel overseers and ...Read Review

The Widow’s Scandalous Affair (Harlequin Historical)

By Lucy Ashford - Published 2020

Genres:

Romance

London, 1794. Lady Serena Willoughby soundly dislikes Raphael Lefevre, Marquis of Montpellier, whom she considers a dissolute French aristocrat, but after he rescues her ...Read Review