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Dominion: The History of England from the Battle of Waterloo to Victoria’s Diamond Jubilee

By Peter Ackroyd - Published 2018

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Nonfiction

Does the world need another history of England? The fifth in Ackroyd’s series takes on a big challenge: England revels in the ...Read Review

Patriot or Traitor: The Life and Death of Sir Walter Ralegh

By Anna Beer - Published 2018

Genres:

Nonfiction

The man Beer describes as “a true Renaissance man” had a tenuous place in society—birth date unknown—as the fifth son of ...Read Review

The Love Letter

By Rachel Hauck - Published 2018

Genres:

InspirationalRomance

What do a colonial soldier afraid to declare his love and a Hollywood actress stymied by typecasting have in common? Can Chloe get ...Read Review

After Emily: Two Remarkable Women and the Legacy of America’s Greatest Poet

By Julie Dobrow - Published 2018

Genres:

Nonfiction

This is the story of Mabel Todd and her daughter, Millicent Bingham, a remarkable mother and daughter, unconventional and fearless in their allegiances, ...Read Review

Dearest David

By Glen Ebisch - Published 2018

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Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1841. Well-educated for a woman (perhaps too educated), Abigail Taylor rejects a boring suitor and goes to work as a maid in ...Read Review

The Shadow Emperor: A Biography of Napoleon III

By Alan Straiss-Schom - Published 2018

Genres:

Nonfiction

It may be more accurate to say the life of Napoleon III (1808-1873) encompassed the Second French Empire (1852-1870) rather than the reverse, ...Read Review

The Dutton Girl

By Stan Freeman - Published 2018

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Sarah Dutton is no beauty, even by 1915 standards, but she’s worth a fortune in jewels. When someone abducts Sarah and the jewels, ...Read Review

The Mitford Murders

By Jessica Fellowes - Published 2018

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

England, 1920. Louisa Cannon, 19, must leave London to escape her abusive uncle. When the Mitfords, a wealthy Oxfordshire family, hire Louisa as nursemaid, it ...Read Review

A Reckoning

By Linda Spalding - Published 2018

Genres:

Literary

In Spalding’s excellent fifth novel (after The Purchase, 2013), John, a white man, and Bry, a black man, struggle with the onus of ...Read Review

The Night Language

By David Rocklin - Published 2017

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

The British expedition to Abyssinia in 1868 is swift, bloody, and expensive. After the death of the Abyssinian king, the Army takes his young ...Read Review

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