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The Moonstone is a 19th-century novel by the master of sensation fiction, Wilkie Collins. It is considered, with The Woman in White, to be his best work, and is also commonly seen as the first English detective novel. Many of the standard ground rules for detective fiction can be found in this work, as well as examples of Collins' forward-thinking approach to the treatment of Indians and servants.
British novelist Anthony Trollope is best known for chronicling many facets of family life and society in the fictional county of Barsetshire. Although An Eye for an Eye is not officially a part of the Barsetshire Chronicles, the novel explores many of the same issues that made that series so popular, including nuanced moral dilemmas and subtle shades of familial tension and discord.
Richard Shelton is a young knight during the Wars of the Roses. We see him ascend and rescue his lady love. He then seeks revenge against his father's murderer, but when the evidence points towards his guardian he is forced to go into hiding. He joins the band of outlaws known as the Black Arrow.