13th Century

Lionhearts (Nottingham 2)

By Nathan Makaryk - Published 2020

Genres:

Adventure

Nathan Makaryk’s sophomore novel picks up some months after the shocking conclusion of his first, Nottingham. In this Game-of-Thrones-like treatment of the ...Read Review

Heart of the World

By Cecelia Holland - Published 2020

Genres:

A disillusioned Templar knight, an orphaned Arab boy, and a traumatized Jewish woman make up the core characters in this action-oriented saga. While ...Read Review

The Rebel Heiress and the Knight

By Melissa Oliver - Published 2020

Genres:

Romance

In the spring of 1215, an incompetent and mercurial tyrant rules England, and Northumberland is a hotbed of ferment. The rebellious barons are abetted ...Read Review

Breach of Faith (Ela of Salisbury Medieval Mysteries)

By J. G. Lewis - Published 2019

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

In this, the second in the Ela of Salisbury Medieval Mystery series, it is 1226 and Countess Ela Longespee of Salisbury has recently lost ...Read Review

A Crown in Time

By Jennifer Macaire - Published 2020

Genres:

Time-slip

Time travellers abound in historical fiction for children and young adults but appear less often in HF for more mature readers. Most authors ...Read Review

A Snake Lies Waiting: Legends of the Condor Heroes Vol. III

By Anna Holmwood (trans.) - By Jin Yong - Published 2020

Genres:

Adventure

China, 1200 or thereabouts. In this third volume in the series, earnest young martial artist Guo Jing is in a pickle. Together with two ...Read Review

The Silken Rose (The Rose Trilogy)

By Carol McGrath - Published 2020

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

Thirteen-year-old Ailenor of Provence travels to England to become the wife of King Henry III. The King showers her with gifts and is ...Read Review

Cathedral of Bones: An Ela of Salisbury Medieval Mystery (Ela of Salisbury Medieval Mysteries Book 1)

By J. G. Lewis - Published 2019

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

It is March 1226, and Ela Longespée’s husband, William, Earl of Salisbury, has died suddenly. His funeral has just taken place in ...Read Review

Lady of the Seven Suns: A Novel of the Woman Saint Francis Called Brother

By Tinney Sue Heath - Published 2019

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

St. Francis of Assisi, famous for his devotion to poverty and his sermon to the birds, remains a figure of enduring interest, as ...Read Review

Twilight of the Gods (Grimnir Series)

By Scott Oden - Published 2020

Genres:

Historical Fantasy

In 1218 AD, the Raven Geats are holding onto their lands in central Scandinavia and their ancient gods, surrounded by hostile Swedes, Norse and ...Read Review

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