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Joanna Barnden, Running Against the Tide (2013), about a London shipping magnate's daughter who falls in love with an apprentice lighterman in 1800.
For novels set during the time of Napoleon, see the Napoleonic Era page.
In both the British Isles and the European Continent, the Industrial Revolution brought impressive advances in technology, made fortunes for many, and trapped others in lives of oppressive drudgery.
The 1845 Irish Potato Famine (not limited to Ireland) caused enormous suffering and a surge in emigration.
Review Andrea Barrett, Voyage of the Narwhal (1998), about an 1855 expedition to the Arctic in search of a lost ship.
Susan Barrett, Fixing Shadows (2005), about a duchess who takes a governess's illegitimate baby when her own baby dies in 1873, in order to secure an inheritance.