15th Century

Blood Royal

By Vanora Bennett - Published 2009

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

This first in a series is the story of Catherine de Valois, daughter of Charles, King of France. Brought up with her younger ...Read Review

The Book of Unholy Mischief

By Elle Newmark - Published 2008Published 2009

Genres:

Thriller

In her highly anticipated debut, Elle Newmark faces a daunting task: produce a novel that lives up to the hype surrounding its phenomenal ...Read Review

Portrait of a Lady

By Diane A.S. Stuckart - Published 2009

Genres:

Mystery/CrimeRomance

The year is 1483, and Leonardo da Vinci and his apprentice Dino are asked by Ludovico Sforza, the Duke of Milan, to investigate the ...Read Review

The King’s Daughter

By Sandra Worth - Published 2008

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

Sandra Worth deftly illuminates the violent and messy political complexities of 15th-century England through the eyes of Elizabeth of York, the wife of ...Read Review

Agincourt

By Bernard Cornwell - Published 2008 (UK)Published 2009 (US)

Genres:

AdventureMilitary

Agincourt is a stunning ride through the battle best known from Shakespeare’s Henry V. Through the eyes of archer Nicholas Hook, I ...Read Review

A Secret Alchemy

By Emma Darwin - Published 2008 (UK)Published 2009 (US)

Genres:

Literary

A Secret Alchemy is a book of three parts and three voices. First there is Una Pryor, brought up, after the death of ...Read Review

The Miracles of Prato

By Laura Morowitz - By Laurie Albanese - Published 2009

Genres:

Romance

Set in 15th-century Italy, The Miracles of Prato relates the fictionalized story of the scandalous romance between real-life Renaissance painter and Carmelite monk ...Read Review

The King’s Grace

By Anne Easter Smith - Published 2009

Genres:

Romance

Grace Plantagenet is a bastard child of King Edward IV and, after his death, finds her way to the household of Edward’s ...Read Review

Crown in Candlelight

By Rosemary Hawley Jarman - Published 2008

Genres:

Biographical FictionRomance

Originally published in 1978, Crown in Candlelight covers a tumultuous period of English and French history between 1405 and 1461. This is the story of Katherine ...Read Review

The King’s Grey Mare

By Rosemary Hawley Jarman - Published 2008

Genres:

Biographical FictionRomance

Elizabeth Woodville, young and unbelievably beautiful, finds favor at the court of her mother’s cousin, Marguerite of Anjou. Catching the eye of ...Read Review