15th Century

The Beloved

By Posie Graham-Evans - Published 2006

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The Beloved is the third in a trilogy, now set in Flanders during the exile of Edward IV. Warwick is plotting to reinstate ...Read Review

I, Mona Lisa

By Jeanne Kalogridis - Published 2006

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In her follow-up to 2005’s The Borgia Bride, Jeanne Kalogridis brings to life the woman behind the enigmatic smile of Leonardo da Vinci’...Read Review

The King’s Women

By Deryn Lake - Published 2006 (c1992 written as Dinah Lampitt)

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Adventure

1403. The middle of the Hundred Years War. The wolves are circling France. We follow the fortunes of the Dauphin Charles, who will eventually, ...Read Review

The Boy’s Tale

By Margaret Frazer - Published 2006

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Mystery/Crime

  The peace of St Frideswide’s is shattered with the arrival of two small boys after their party is apparently attacked by ...Read Review

The Secret Supper

By Alberto Manguel (trans.) - By Javier Sierra - Published 2006

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Thriller

Leonardo da Vinci is the patron of thrillers these days – despite the fact that he was, and indeed one might argue still is, ...Read Review

The Last Queen

By C.W. Gortner - Published 2006

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Biographical Fiction

This is the story of Juana “the Mad” of Castile, daughter to Isabel and Fernando and sister to Catherine of Aragon. Spanning the ...Read Review

The Bishop’s Tale

By Margaret Frazer - Published 1994 (US)Published 2005 (UK)

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Mystery/Crime

England, 1434. Thomas Chaucer is dying. Administering to his needs is his cousin, Cardinal Bishop Beaufort of Winchester. Thomas dies and the family gathers ...Read Review

The Sempster’s Tale

By Margaret Frazer - Published 2006

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Mystery/Crime

It is the summer of 1450. Dame Frevisse must travel to London to select cloth and patterns for church vestments. But Frevisse is also ...Read Review

Uneasy Lies The Head

By Jean Plaidy - Published 2006

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Biographical Fiction

1486. The Wars of the Roses are over. The Lancastrian King Henry VII has married the Yorkist princess Elizabeth and united the two warring ...Read Review

The Rose of York: Crown of Destiny

By Sandra Worth - Published 2006

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Romance

In this sequel to the gripping The Rose of York: Love and War, Worth does a beautiful, and succinct, job of retelling the ...Read Review