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The best historical novel I've read set in London is The Crimson Petal and the White by Michael Faber.Normally, I read tome upon tome of factual London history but that novel captured some aspects of Victorian life brilliantly.
I am sure I will think of others, and I will make sure to post them.
... and I would add Elizabeth Redfern to the list.
(sorry,touchstones refusing to work.)
I just finished A Conspiracy of Paper by David Liss, a very entertaining tilt at a detective novel set in the London of 1719. Quite good on the criminal justice system (such as it was), on thief-takers, Jonathan Wild, the growth of the capital markets, and the South Sea Bubble. Good characters and a fun read. The voice is quite well done, too -- some of the rhythms of 18th century prose without compromising readability. Recommended.