Victorian

The Case of the Feathered Mask

By Holly Webb - Published 2016

Genres:

Children/Young AdultMystery/Crime

Maisey Hitchens, Victorian sleuth and boarding house maid, is back to solve another case! One of her grandmother’s tenants, Professor Tobin, is ...Read Review

The Craigsmuir Affair

By Jen Black - Published 2015

Genres:

Romance

Daisy Charlton is a young woman of artistic talent who dreams of furthering her art studies in London. In the meantime, she is ...Read Review

Rochester Knockings: A Novel of the Fox Sisters

By Hubert Haddad - Published 2016

Genres:

Literary

In a laudable project for the University of Rochester’s press, Haddad combines high literary style and unity of effect in this believable ...Read Review

Little Stars: A Hetty Feather Mystery

By Jacqueline Wilson - Published 2015

Genres:

Children/Young AdultMystery/Crime

I’d read the first Hetty Feather adventure some time ago and was curious to see how this foundling child had developed by ...Read Review

House of the White Elephant

By Byrna Barclay - Published 2015

Genres:

Saga

The House of Elephant is set in India and London in the nineteenth century and is a saga spanning a man’s life ...Read Review

Death Descends on Saturn Villa: The Gower Street Detective, Book 3

By M.R.C. Kasasian - Published 2016

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Another excellent installment in the Gower Street Detective mystery series! In this outing, the intrepid March Middleton receives a dinner invitation from the ...Read Review

Ned Kelly: The Story of Australia’s Most Notorious Legend

By Peter Fitzsimons - Published 2015

Genres:

Nonfiction

Ned Kelly’s reputation as Australia’s most notorious outlaw is part of the fabric of Australian history in general. Peter Fitzsimons’ book ...Read Review

Limehouse Boys

By Patrick G. Cox - Published 2015

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

The poor parish of St Anne’s in London’s 1830s Limehouse district forms the backdrop for Patrick Cox’s latest novel, Limehouse ...Read Review

The Lion’s Embrace

By Marie Laval - Published 2015

Genres:

AdventureRomance

Harriet Montagu’s archaeologist father has been kidnapped in the Barbary States. Only Lucas Saintclair, a rude and uncouth local guide, and his ...Read Review

Charlotte Bronte: A Fiery Heart

By Claire Harman - Published 2016

Genres:

Nonfiction

The author of Jane Eyre, fiery? As Harman fleshes out Charlotte, her siblings, her home, her writing, the answer is a resounding “yes.” ...Read Review