15th Century

Cecily

By Annie Garthwaite - Published 2021

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

King Henry VI was nine months old when he became king of England. Shortly afterwards, he became the disputed king of France and ...Read Review

Da Vinci’s Cat

By Catherine Gilbert Murdock - Published 2021

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

Renaissance Italy and present-day New Jersey? Different times and places that are spotlighted in this book. In Italy, Federico is a proud 11-year-old ...Read Review

The Queen’s Rival

By Anne O’Brien - Published 2020

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

This book charts a clear-sighted path through the complexities of the Wars of the Roses, shown through the lens of family loyalty. The ...Read Review

Revelations

By Mary Sharratt - Published 2021

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

Revelations is the story of the 15th-century English visionary and traveler Margery Kempe. The novel is based on her real life, as recorded ...Read Review

Princes of the Renaissance: The Hidden Power Behind an Artistic Revolution

By Hollingsworth - By Mary - Published 2021

Genres:

Nonfiction

This gorgeous illustrated book tells many wonderful stories. Its main characters are “princes” in the broad sense of powerful rulers, as Machiavelli and ...Read Review

Acts of Hope: Part 2 of The Inquisition Trilogy

By Martin Elsant - Published 2020

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In this sequel to Acts of Faith, author and Israeli radiologist Elsant creates a learned, stirring stand-alone novel about the Portuguese Inquisition and ...Read Review

Blood Libel (Isaac Alvarez Mysteries Book 1)

By M Lynes - Published 2021

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Seville, 1495: Three years after the expulsion of the Jews from Spain, some remain, having converted, at least publicly, to Catholicism. Isaac Camarino Alvarez ...Read Review

The Diplomat of Florence: A Novel of Machiavelli and the Borgias

By Anthony Wildman - Published 2020

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In 1494, with a French army sweeping through Italy’s northern kingdoms, Florence’s apocalyptic preacher Savonarola warns that God’s retribution against corrupt ...Read Review

A Mystery of Blood and Dust (Belina Lansac Murder Mysteries Book 2) (Belina Lansac Mysteries)

By Danae Penn - Published 2020

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

In 1483, a beautiful young woman is found dead in a chapel when she should have been at her betrothal banquet. Belina Lansac and ...Read Review

Medici: Supremacy

By Matteo Struckul - By Richard McKenna (trans.) - Published 2020

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

Florence, 1469. Lorenzo de Medici has become the head of the family and de facto ruler of Florence. Life is never simple in the ...Read Review

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