historical – 1800s Archive

2010: #76 – Snow Flower and the Secret Fan (Lisa See)

In nineteenth-century China, in a remote Hunan county, a girl named Lily, at the tender age

2010: #4 – Night Fire (Catherine Coulter)

Dear Reader: Night Fire, the first of the Night Trilogy, was first published in early 1989. I

2009: #54 – The Black Tower (Louis Bayard)

Vidocq. The name strikes terror in the Parisian underworld of 1818. As founder and chief of

2009: #38 – The Masque of the Black Tulip (Lauren Willig)

Harvard grad student Eloise Kelly achieved the academic coup of the century when she unmasked the