A Well-Earned Death (A John Grey Historical Mystery)

By L.C. Tyler - Published 2023



The ninth book in Tyler’s crime series featuring former spy, now magistrate, John Grey. This novel opens with a suspenseful description of ...Read Review

The Phoenix Bride

By Natasha Siegel - Published 2024


Cecilia Thorowgood and her adored husband travel to London in 1665 to visit her sister Margaret and husband Lord Eden. But their London merriment ...Read Review

A Season of Monstrous Conceptions

By Lina Rather - Published 2023


Historical Fantasy

Sarah Davis is a midwife’s apprentice in London, ten years after the Black Plague outbreak and Great Fire of 1666. Historians of the ...Read Review

The Winter List

By S.G. MacLean - Published 2023



This sixth in the popular Damian Seeker series will attract readers fond of the historical crime genre. We are in York in the ...Read Review

Fire (John Grey Mystery, 4)

By L.C. Tyler - Published 2023



The harsh smell, pealing bells, and pounding on the door of his chambers in Lincoln’s Inn awakens John Grey. It is September 2, 1666, ...Read Review

Samuel Pepys and the Strange Wrecking of the Gloucester: The Shipwreck that Shocked Restoration Britain

By Nigel Pickford - Published 2023



James, Duke of York (later, briefly, James II of England before he was exiled to France in 1688) traveled aboard the Gloucester in 1682 to ...Read Review


By Philippa Gregory - Published 2022



This third book in the Fairmile series returns us to the heart of the Reekie family via the enjoyable villainess, Livia da Ricci, ...Read Review

The Pudding Lane Plot (Adventures of Thomas Chaloner, 15)

By Susanna Gregory - Published 2022



London 1666.  The city is completely unsettled.  The population is recovering from the plague, and rumours are spreading everywhere about a Second Coming when ...Read Review

The Fire Cats of London

By Anna Fargher - Published 2022


Children/Young Adult

This is a tale of the Great Fire of London retold from the point of view of a captured wild cat, Asta. Although ...Read Review

The Hemlock Cure

By Joanne Burn - Published 2022


The story is centred mostly in the Derbyshire village of Eyam, famous as the place where the residents agreed to quarantine themselves in 1666 ...Read Review

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