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  • The Mermaid and Mrs. Hancock
    Imogen Hermes Gowar
    Hardcover: 09/11/2018
     
    In 1780s London, a prosperous merchant finds his quiet life upended when he unexpectedly receives a most ...
  • Confessions of the Fox
    Jordy Rosenberg
    Hardcover: 06/26/2018
     
    A love story set in the eighteenth-century London of notorious thieves and queer subcultures, this genre-...
  • Landfalls
    Naomi J. Williams
    Paperback: 12/06/2016
     
    By turns elegiac, profound, and comic, Landfalls reinvents the maritime adventure novel for the twenty-first ...
  • Jade Dragon Mountain
    Elsa Hart
    Paperback: 07/05/2016
     
    On the mountainous border of China and Tibet in 1708, a detective must learn what a killer already knows: that...
  • An Appetite for Violets: A Novel
    Martine Bailey
    Hardcover: 01/13/2015
     
    Inspired by eighteenth-century household books of recipes and set at the time of the invention of the first ...
  • The Devil in the Marshalsea
    Antonia Hodgson
    Paperback: 06/10/2014
     
    Thrilling new historical fiction starring a scoundrel with a heart of gold and set in the darkest debtors'...
  • The Chess Machine: A Novel
    Robert Lohr
    Paperback: 09/30/2008
     
    Based on a true story, The Chess Machine is the breathtaking historical adventure of a legendary invention ...

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