Books tagged: Victorian Britain

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Amah and the Silk-Winged Pigeons

By Jocelyn Cullity

Winner of the 2018 American Bookfest Best Book Award for Historical Fiction
Shortlisted for the 2018 GOETHE Book Awards for Post-1750s Historic Fiction
Shortlisted for the 2018 Eric Hoffer Award Grand Prize
Finalist for the 2018 International Book Award for Historical Fiction ... Read more

Easter Pinkerton and the Case of the Heretic Blood

By Evan May

The year is 1883, and Easter Pinkerton is one of the most secret agents in the Crown's service. The greatest constant in her life has been her duty to the realm: she knows its secrets, safeguards its interests, and kills its enemies. Pinkerton's world of shadows, lies, and hidden ... Read more

Lady Franklin of Russell Square

By Erika Behrisch Elce

Spring, 1847, and Lady Franklin is back in London expecting to greet her hero husband, polar explorer Sir John Franklin, upon his triumphant return from the Northwest Passage. But as weeks turn to months, she reluctantly grows into her public role as Franklin's steadfast wife, ... Read more

Poor Clare, The

By Elizabeth Gaskell

Set in Victorian England, Gaskell's gothic masterpiece weaves the tale of a lonely old woman whose curse upon the murderer of her cherished dog unleashes unintended consequences. The impulse of revenge is turned to contrition after the discovery of an unexpected connection between ... Read more