The Last Horseman

By David Gilman - Published 2016



David Gilman’s new novel is packed full of intrigue, adventure and excitement. The tale opens in Dublin in 1899 with American Joseph Radcliffe, ...Read Review

Eterna and Omega

By Leanna Renee Hieber - Published 2016



This is the second book in a gaslight fantasy series (after The Eterna Files) that follows the efforts of two organizations – Eterna, based ...Read Review

Listen to the Child

By Elizabeth Howard - Published 2016


MisLit – stories of unhappy childhoods – has become such a popular genre that entire shelves are devoted to it in the larger bookshops and ...Read Review


By Nisi Shawl - Published 2016


Alternate History

Nisi Shawl has created an exciting new perspective on the steampunk genre by choosing a less familiar corner of the Victorian British Empire ...Read Review

As Death Draws Near

By Anna Lee Huber - Published 2016



As Death Draws Near, set in 1831 in England and Ireland, is the fifth (or sixth if you count a novella) in Huber’s ...Read Review

Serafina and the Twisted Staff

By Robert Beatty - Published 2016


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



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


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


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


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