Victorian

A Most Magical Girl

By Karen Foxlee - Published 2016

Genres:

Children/Young AdultFantasy

Twelve-year-old Annabel Grey is sent to stay with two great-aunts after her mother unexpectedly leaves home to go travelling. The old women are ...Read Review

Victoria

By Daisy Goodwin - Published 2016

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

The early reign of Great Britain’s Queen Victoria is recounted in this multi-view narrative replete with rich characterization and political intrigue. Among ...Read Review

Mad Miss Mimic

By Sarah Henstra - Published 2017Published 2017-05-01

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

1872. Leonora Somerville is an heiress with a stutter. The only time she can talk without stuttering is when she mimics others, something she ...Read Review

The Illusion of Innocence

By Jacqueline Jacques - Published 2016Published c2015

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

The year is 1897, and a train carrying a vicious murderer to his trial crashes east of London. Amid the confusion, death, and injuries, ...Read Review

A Shilling for a Wife

By Emma Hornby - Published 2016

Genres:

In the 1850s, Sally, a workhouse orphan, is sold for one shilling to Joseph Goden to be his wife, and so Sally’s ...Read Review

Clover Moon

By Jacqueline Wilson - Published 2016

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

Eleven-year-old Clover Moon lives in a back street slum in Victorian London with her six siblings and her put-upon father. Mildred, her unpleasant ...Read Review

The Inheritance

By Charles Finch - Published 2016

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

This, the tenth installment of the Charles Lenox series, finds the Victorian detective trying to solve the mystery of Gerald Leigh, an old ...Read Review

The Hidden People

By Alison Littlewood - Published 2016

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

England in the 1860s. Albie Millards, a rather pompous and earnest clerk in his father’s London business, travels to a small village, ...Read Review

The Mystery of the Jeweled Moth

By Júlia Sardà (illus.) - By Katherine Woodfine - Published 2016

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

This is a whimsical middle-grade story involving mystery, theft, high society, and even murder, in which four friends attempt to find a missing ...Read Review

A Christmas Message

By Anne Perry - Published 2016

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Anne Perry’s fans always look forward to her Victorian-era holiday mysteries. They might do well to skip this one. In the 14th ...Read Review