15th Century

This Son of York

By Anne Easter Smith - Published 2019

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

Murderer. Usurper. Hunchback. Richard III is one of the most vilified monarchs in historical memory. Fourth in line for the York English throne, ...Read Review

Winter’s Child

By RJ Hervey - Published 2019

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15th-century Florence: In one night, one man destroyed Amadora’s life. Her mentor and father figure: murdered. Herself: violated and left for dead. ...Read Review

A Tapestry of Treason

By Anne O’Brien - Published 2019

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

Anne O’Brien’s books seek to give voice to the forgotten women of history, and in A Tapestry of Treason she does ...Read Review

The Measure of a Man: A Novel of Leonardo da Vinci

By Howard Curtis (trans.) - By Katherine Gregor (trans.) - By Marco Malvaldi - Published 2019

Genres:

LiteraryMystery/Crime

In Renaissance Milan, Leonardo da Vinci is in a difficult position. Acknowledged by all as a genius, he has been commissioned by Ludovico “...Read Review

Tudor Dawn

By David Field - Published 2019

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

In this, the first of an anticipated series of six books chronicling the rise and fall of one of England’s most powerful ...Read Review

The Bird King

By G. Willow Wilson - Published 2019

Genres:

Historical Fantasy

The year is 1491, and Granada, the last foothold of Islamic rule in Iberia, is under siege. Food is running short, but the inhabitants ...Read Review

Memoirs of a Traitor

By Lee R Levin - Published 2018

Genres:

Biographical FictionMiliary

Presented as a found document, Memoirs of a Traitor is the story of William Stanley, knight, younger brother of Lord Thomas Stanley. These ...Read Review

A Brightness Long Ago

By Guy Gavriel Kay - Published 2019

Genres:

Historical Fantasy

Guy Gavriel Kay is the master at writing fantasy that is richly based in a particular historical time and place, and, at the ...Read Review

Dreams of Discovery: A Novel Based on the Life of John Cabot

By Jule Selbo - Published 2018

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

Imagine being a child who falls in love with pirates, adventure, and seeing the world beyond one’s local city: Genoa, Italy. Giovanni ...Read Review

Fortune’s Lament (Anthems of al-Andalus) (Volume 3)

By John D. Cressler - Published 2018

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Set during the twilight days of Muslim Spain, this tale begins in 1488 CE; I’m immediately concerned that no nod is given to ...Read Review