10th Century

War Lord (Saxon Tales 13)

By Bernard Cornwell - Published 2020



This is the (probable) conclusion to The Last Kingdom series, which follows the adventures of Uhtred, the lord of Bebbanburg (Bamburgh), during the ...Read Review

Theophano: A Byzantine Tale

By Spyros Theocharis - Published 2020


940 – 976 CE, Constantinople. Despite her low birth, Anastasia dreams of becoming Empress. By chance, she meets the prince, and the two fall in love. ...Read Review

Anya and the Nightingale

By Sofiya Pasternack - Published 2020


AdventureChildren/Young AdultHistorical Fantasy

Anya and her “foolish” friend Ivan are back in Book 2, one year after series debut Anya and the Dragon, with another adventure. This ...Read Review

Forged By Iron (Olaf’s Saga)

By Eric Schumacher - Published 2020



“Oaths are like iron, Torgil,” whispered my father… “You cannot break them. To do so is to bring shame to you and your ...Read Review

The Evening and the Morning (Kingsbridge)

By Ken Follett - Published 2020



Over a century before The Pillars of the Earth, the future English cathedral town of Kingsbridge is a mere hamlet with a stone ...Read Review

The Norse Queen (The Norsewomen)

By Johanna Wittenberg - Published 2020


Historical Fantasy

Norway, 9th century. Asa is only 15 when her father and brother are murdered by the vicious warlord Gudrod. She is forced from her ...Read Review

Odin’s Game (The Whale Road Chronicles)

By Tim Hodkinson - Published 2019



Odin’s Game is the first in a new series from Tim Hodkinson. The book opens in 916 as a young woman flees the ...Read Review

Sword of Kings: A Novel (Saxon Tales)

By Bernard Cornwell - Published 2019



In Sword of Kings, the twelfth book in Bernard Cornwell’s popular Saxon series, Uhtred of Bebbanburg has grown older and wiser, but, ...Read Review

The Forty Thieves: Marjana’s Tale

By Christy Lenzi - Published 2019


Children/Young Adult

The One Thousand and One Nights story starring Ali Baba and his forty thieves is retold from the eyes of Marjana, a slave ...Read Review

Anya and the Dragon

By Sofiya Pasternack - Published 2019


Children/Young AdultHistorical Fantasy

Despite the tsar’s ban, magic encompasses every aspect of Anya’s life. Water magic, plant magic, animal magic, even fool magic. Problem ...Read Review

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