Victorian

Serafina and the Twisted Staff

By Robert Beatty - Published 2016

Genres:

Children/Young AdultFantasy

In 1899, twelve-year-old Serafina, Chief Rat Catcher for the Biltmore estate and the daughter of shapeshifting mountain lions (or catamounts), must fight an evil ...Read Review

The Hanged Man

By Gary Inbinder - Published 2016

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

One hot July Paris morning in 1890, a body hangs from a pedestrian bridge. Detective Achille Lefebvre is assigned to the case and quickly ...Read Review

The Pearl-Shell Diver: A Story of Adventure from the Torres Strait

By Kay Crabbe - Published 2016

Genres:

AdventureChildren/Young Adult

It is 1898, and 13-year-old Sario lives on an island in the Torres Strait between New Guinea and Australia. His family dive for bê...Read Review

Ruffian Dick: A Novel of Sir Richard Francis Burton

By John Enright - By Joseph Kennedy - Published 2016

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

Famously, Sir Richard Francis Burton’s staid widow burned all his papers upon his death; she knew what the famous not-so-Victorian explorer, early ...Read Review

Stalking Jack the Ripper

By Kerri Maniscalco - Published 2016

Genres:

Children/Young AdultMystery/CrimeThriller

I feel almost dishonest reviewing this wonderful debut novel. Not because I know the author (I don’t) or because I have a ...Read Review

Forever and Forever: The Courtship of Henry Longfellow and Fanny Appleton

By Josi S. Kilpack - Published 2016

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

This “historical proper romance” is based on poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow’s seven-year courtship of Fanny Appleton. The writer covers the period from ...Read Review

Carver’s Truth

By Nick Rennison - Published 2016

Genres:

Mystery/CrimeThriller

London, 1871. Adam Carver, traveller, photographer and sometime intelligencer, is asked by a friend from the Foreign Office to find Dolly Delaney, a West ...Read Review

Signal for Vengeance

By Edward Marston - Published 2016

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

1860, Wimborne, Dorset. When Rebecca Tullidge, downtrodden wife of a railway signalman, creeps out one night to visit her railway policeman lover, John Bedloe, ...Read Review

A Study in Scarlet Women

By Sherry Thomas - Published 2016

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

A Study in Scarlet Women attempts what so many movies and television shows have in the last decade: resurrect that masterful detective, Sherlock ...Read Review

Ruler of the Night

By David Morrell - Published 2016

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

In 1855, Britain’s passenger train service to and from London, and all points in between, is in its infancy. A mysterious murder is ...Read Review