13th Century

The Castilian Pomegranate (The Castilian Saga Book 2)

By Anna Belfrage - Published 2021


When Robert FitzStephan and his wife, Eleanor (“Noor”), incur the wrath of Eleanor, Queen of England, they are placed in a horrible predicament. ...Read Review

The Two Isabellas of King John

By Kristen McQuinn - Published 2021



King John, of Magna Carta fame, married twice, and both wives were named Isabella.  Since mediaeval spelling was inconsistent, McQuinn has decided to ...Read Review


By Melodie Winawer - Published 2021



“Anticipation” often implies hopeful expectation but here refers to the Huntington’s disease (HD) gene, discernible in one generation, anticipated in the next. ...Read Review

A Marriage of Lions

By Elizabeth Chadwick - Published 2021


In this latest book, Elizabeth Chadwick takes us back to the 13th century. Henry III is on the throne but is at odds ...Read Review

A Heart Divided: Legends of the Condor Heroes Vol. 4

By Jin Yong - Published 2021



Jin Yong is one of China’s most beloved authors; this is Book 4 of the Condor Heroes saga, bringing the initial segment of ...Read Review

Olav Audunssøn: I. Vows

By Sigrid Undset - By Tiina Nunnally (trans.) - Published 2020



In 13th-century Norway, Olav and Ingunn are betrothed to each other as children. As teenagers, romantic love grows between them, but their passion ...Read Review

The Damask Rose

By Carol McGrath - Published 2021


Biographical Fiction

Eleanor of Castile, queen to Edward I, is better known in death than life. She died near Lincoln in 1290, and her husband caused ...Read Review

Her Banished Knight’s Redemption

By Melissa Oliver - Published 2021



In the year 1218, Isabel de Clancey is accosted as a girl while traveling to her betrothed’s home in France. William Geraint, also ...Read Review

Water Sight (Last of the Gifted)

By Marie Powell - Published 2020


Children/Young Adult

Powell’s Last of the Gifted series covers a slice of history already immortalized in Sharon Kay Penman’s Welsh Trilogy and Edith ...Read Review

The Last Crusade (The Knights Templar Book 6)

By S.J.A. Turney - Published 2021



Northern Spain, 1212. Following victory at the Battle of Navas, three Templar Knights return to their home preceptory of Rourell. But all is not ...Read Review

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