Restoration

Pleasing Mr Pepys

By Deborah Swift - Published 2017

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

Deb Willett is employed in the household of the diarist Samuel Pepys as a companion for his wife. She is there to help ...Read Review

Intrigue in Covent Garden (Adventures of Thomas Chaloner)

By Susanna Gregory - Published 2018

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

We are in the year 1665. Plague is still haunting London, and King Charles I, with all his court, plus anyone else rich enough ...Read Review

A Plague on Mr Pepys

By Deborah Swift - Published 2018

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

Bess Bagwell is headstrong and determined to make the most of her life and put the past—poverty, abuse, and hunger—behind her ...Read Review

Sacred Music

By Felicity Luckman - Published 2017

Genres:

Thriller

At a time of huge divisions and distrust between Protestantism and Catholicism, Francis Trenowith, heir to an earldom, falls in love with the ...Read Review

The Changeling Murders

By C.S. Quinn - Published 2018

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Thief taker Charlie Tuesday returns to 1667 London in the fourth Thief Taker series by C. S. Quinn. This time, Tuesday must find the ...Read Review

The Road to Newgate

By Kate Braithwaite - Published 2018

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Suspicion and religion are intertwined in London in 1678, a little over a decade after the Great Fire ravaged the city. Nathaniel Thompson, a ...Read Review

The Coffin Path

By Katherine Clements - Published 2018

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The Coffin Path is a gothic historical novel, reminiscent of Daphne du Maurier and as good as Sarah Waters. It is set in ...Read Review

Traitor

By David Hingley - Published 2018

Genres:

Adventure

Mercia Blakewood has returned to England, having successfully concluded her assignment in New York on behalf of King Charles the Second. Surely now ...Read Review

The Fire Court

By Andrew Taylor - Published 2018

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

In this sequel to The Ashes of London, Taylor returns to London, rebuilding after the 1666 fire that destroyed much of the city. James ...Read Review

The Dark Side of Samuel Pepys: Society’s First Sex Offender

By Geoffrey Pimm - Published 2018

Genres:

Nonfiction

Samuel Pepys was a high-ranking, hard-working civil servant, music lover, bibliophile, theatre goer and persistent sex offender, ranging from extreme sexual harassment to ...Read Review

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