15th Century

The Lost Voyage of John Cabot

By Henry Garfield - Published 2004


Biographical FictionChildren/Young Adult

The two sons of John Cabot (born Giovanni Caboto, a real-life merchant of Venice) narrate. While Sebastian remains at home in Bristol and ...Read Review

The Wedding: An Encounter With Jan Van Eyck

By Elizabeth M. Rees - Published 2005


Children/Young Adult

Have you ever wondered about the story behind a painting? You’re not alone. In The Wedding, children’s author Elizabeth Rees brings ...Read Review

Lady With An Alien: An Encounter with Leonardo da Vinci

By Mike Resnick - Published 2005


Biographical FictionChildren/Young Adult

Based on the idea that Da Vinci’s painting Lady with an Ermine could have extraordinary inspirations, the latest title from Mike Resnick, ...Read Review

The Widow’s Tale

By Margaret Frazer - Published 2005



It is the year 1449 in Broxbourne, England, and Edward Helyngton knows he is dying. He also knows that once he is gone his ...Read Review

Gloria: The Merlin and the Saint

By Ann Chamberlin - Published 2005



Yann and his milk brother Gilles de Rais follow the old religion, a persecuted practice in 1428 AD. Craft priest Yann disguises himself as ...Read Review

The Wounded Hawk

By Sara Douglass - Published 2005



Brother Thomas Neville, a warrior for God, has left the priesthood in order to stop the devils that are threatening to topple England. ...Read Review

Shades of Red

By k.c. dyer - Published 2005


Children/Young AdultTime-slip

This is the third installment of a time travel trilogy written for young adult readers. In this episode, Darrell returns to Eagle Glen ...Read Review

A Feast of Poisons

By C.L. Grace - Published 2004



The prolific Paul Doherty does it again – here as the author of the compelling Kathryn Swinbrooke series, featuring the marvelously clever Canterbury physician/...Read Review

A Play of Isaac

By Margaret Frazer - Published 2004



This is a spin-off from the author’s Dame Frevisse mystery novels, set in 15th century England. You may be inspired, as I ...Read Review

Love, the Painter’s Wife, & the Queen of Sheba

By Aliette Armel - By trans. Alison Anderson - Published 2004



To keep her husband, the Italian Renaissance painter Piero della Francesco, amused and inspired, the shy and subdued Silvia reads him the story ...Read Review