15th Century

Empire of the Moghul: Raiders from the North

By Alex Rutherford - Published 2009


AdventureBiographical Fiction

Raiders from the North is the first in a quintet of novels chronicling the rise and fall of the Moghul Empire. The story ...Read Review

The Tudor Rose

By Margaret Campbell Barnes - Published 2009


Biographical Fiction

“It is strange how many want to sit in the king’s seat even though it’s so uncomfortable.” From the mouths of ...Read Review

Knight of Desire

By Margaret Mallory - Published 2009



Knight of Desire, the first novel of a planned series entitled All the King’s Men, is set in England and Wales in 1405. ...Read Review

The Stolen Voice

By Pat McIntosh - Published 2009



The Sidhean (Sheean) is a local hill where the Good Neighbours dwell, so when 12-year-old David Drummond, a chorister, vanished from that very ...Read Review

The White Queen

By Phillipa Gregory - Published 2009


Biographical Fiction

Gregory’s newest entry is all about Elizabeth Woodville, told in her voice and with a few twists and turns. Elizabeth is a ...Read Review

The Treasures of Venice

By Loucinda McGary - Published 2009



Ah, Romance! Loucinda McGary’s second ultra-romantic novel, set in a sultry modern-day Venice, has all the requisites of a frothy by-the-pool read: ...Read Review


By Christopher Harris - Published 2009



  In the Italian city of Ancona in 1464, Pope Pius II dies. His mostly loyal English servant Thomas Deerham uses this as an ...Read Review

I, Jacqueline

By Hilda Lewis - Published 2009


Biographical Fiction

  I, Jacqueline is the story of Countess Jacqueline of Bavaria, daughter of Count William VI and sole heir to the throne of ...Read Review

Figures in Silk

By Vanora Bennett - Published 2009



  Using the point-of-view of a female silk merchant of London, Vanora Bennett, in Figures of Silk, gives readers a unique perspective of ...Read Review

The Road to Bosworth Field

By Trevor Royle - Published 2008Published 2009



The Wars of the Roses always confused me. So many people, with so many variations of their names, all killing each other. Rarely ...Read Review