Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Seek

By Anthony O’Neill - Published 2017



In order to truly appreciate this clever sequel, it would help to be familiar with the plot of the original novella, The Strange ...Read Review

Beyond the River of Shame

By Ken Czech - Published 2017


AdventureBiographical Fiction

Closely based on the true history of S.W. Baker, the famous British explorer who was credited for mapping the Blue Nile and ...Read Review

Fool’s Gold

By Caro Peacock - Published 2017



1841. Liberty Lane, now Mrs Robert Carmichael, is honeymooning on Cephalonia, when she and her husband meet an Englishman, Mr Vickery, who invites them ...Read Review

The Adventures of John Carson in Several Quarters of the World

By Brian Doyle - Published 2017


Biographical Fiction

Have you ever wondered what creates myths? I used to think they just coalesced within the mists of time. Reading this book, I ...Read Review

The Bedlam Stacks

By Natasha Pulley - Published 2017


This immensely readable novel set in Victorian England provides a frolicsome yet compelling examination of history, determinism, and the borders of reality. The ...Read Review

Murder on the Serpentine: A Charlotte and Thomas Pitt Novel

By Anne Perry - Published 2017



Commander Thomas Pitt, Head of Special Branch, is summoned to Buckingham Palace. Queen Victoria needs Pitt to fully investigate what police have ruled ...Read Review

The Essex Serpent

By Sarah Perry - Published 2016Published 2017



The 2016 UK edition of The Essex Serpent received widespread acclaim, and the novel is sure to garner an enthusiastic U.S. audience as ...Read Review

Mr. Rochester

By Sarah Shoemaker - Published 2017


In the early 1800s, young Edward Rochester roams the estate of Thornfield Hall, his beloved home. His father is aloof, his mother dead, ...Read Review

Dark Asylum: A Jem Flockhart Novel

By E. S. Thomson - Published 2017



This is the second in the series that features Jem Flockhart, the young apothecary, who made her debut in Beloved Poison (reviewed in ...Read Review

The Women of Baker Street: A Mrs Hudson and Mary Watson Investigation

By Michelle Birkby - Published 2017



The Women of Baker Street is an entertaining historical thriller set in Victorian London. It is based on the Arthur Conan Doyle characters ...Read Review