Victorian

The Bad Times

By Christine Kinealy - By John Walsh - Published 2015

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

The Bad Times chronicles – in graphic novel form – the terrible history of the Great Hunger in Ireland and the resulting divisions in families ...Read Review

Death on Duchess Street

By Nanci M. Pattenden - Published 2015

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Ms Pattenden’s crime novel is an easy, light read: the plot takes you along at a good pace, and you are never ...Read Review

Yokki and the Parno Gry

By Katharine Quarmby - By Marieke Nelissen (illus.) - By Richard O’Neill - Published 2016

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

In this delightful traditional Travellers’ tale, young Yokki tells the story of the Parno Gry, a magical horse which appears at the hour ...Read Review

Treading Softly, Breaking Shells

By Kim Balette - Published 2016

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

The complicated world of the Seychelles in 1878 comes vividly to life in Kim Balette’s Treading Softly, Breaking Shells when Peter, a plantation ...Read Review

The Secret Poisoner: A Century of Murder

By Linda Stratmann - Published 2016

Genres:

Mystery/CrimeNonfiction

During the 19th century, convictions were difficult to obtain in cases of murder by poisoning. Arsenic, in particular, was used for many legitimate ...Read Review

Helena Landless

By Deanna Madden - Published 2015

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Charles Dickens’s last and famously unfinished novel The Mystery of Edwin Drood receives a very smart and entertaining pastiche treatment in Deanna ...Read Review

The Woman Who Did

By Lou Allin - Published 2016

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

In 1896, on a cold night on Vancouver Island, Detective Sergeant Edwin DesRosier is called out to a murder scene in the Parliament building’...Read Review

The Downeaster: Deadly Voyage

By Paul Thomas Fuhrman - Published 2015

Genres:

Nautical

It’s 1872 Boston, and a clipper, a downeaster named Providence, is ready to set sail under Captain Isaac Griffin. He is also part-owner, ...Read Review

Moriarty Meets His Match: A Professor & Mrs. Moriarty Mystery

By Anna Castle - Published 2016

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Anna Castle launches a new series of Sherlock Holmes pastiche novels starring none other than Professor Moriarty with this completely winning volume, Moriarty ...Read Review

Girl in the Afternoon

By Serena Burdick - Published 2016

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In 1870, 18-year-old Aimee Savaray, daughter of a prominent Parisian family, aspires to become an artist. As war rages on the streets of Paris, ...Read Review