Jeannette Ng’s debut novel UNDER THE PENDULUM SUN is a stylishly told Victorian gothic that prompts many moral reflections, even as readers revel in her sumptuous descriptions of cruelty, immortality, and misdeeds.
MURDER, MAGIC, AND WHAT WE WORE is a Regency romp featuring a young lady with many opinions about lies, spies, and fashions. This delightful tale is chock-full of wit and verve, and while readers may not be blown away by it, they’ll certainly find themselves charmed.
Curtis Craddock’s AN ALCHEMY OF MASQUES AND MIRRORS is an incredibly accomplished fantasy novel, combining various genre-fiction elements to create a story reminiscent of a decidedly more feminist version of The Three Musketeers.
Do you love historical fiction but want a break from the Regency and Victorian eras? Are you a fan of badass lady types and “training school” stories? If you answered yes to either of these questions, then THE VALIANT is for you.
Rae Carson’s WALK ON EARTH A STRANGER is a compelling and beautifully written YA historical fantasy that transports readers into the time of the U.S. gold rush. Carson impresses with a heroine to root for and a diverse cast of characters.