15th Century

Princess Of Byzantium

By Josephine Allen - Published 2000

Genres:

AdventureMilitaryRomance

        Princess Zoë of Byzantium, niece of Emperor Constantine Palaeologus Dragases, is the focus of this overlong novel, set against the backdrop of the ...Read Review

The Adventures of Alianore Audley

By Brian Wainwright - Published 2002

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       Moving from a sublime Ricardian novel to an hysterically funny one, Wainwright’s Alianore Audley holds a place in my heart. What an ...Read Review

Treason

By Meredith Whitford - Published 2000

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

       When I consider all the books I’ve read where Edward IV and Richard III have been the primary focus (including Alianore Audley, ...Read Review

Lady Robyn

By R. Garcia y Robertson - Published 2003

Genres:

Mystery/CrimeTime-slip

This is the second book about Robyn Stafford, formerly of Hollywood, California, who is “currently” living in 1460 England. In the previous book, Knight ...Read Review

A Maze of Murders

By C.L. Grace - Published 2003

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

There is no question that C.L. Grace, or Paul Doherty (or any other of his pseudonyms), is a prolific writer who chooses ...Read Review

Key Deceptions

By M. E. Cooper - Published 2000

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

The guildspeople of 15th century Bologna are well respected and well organized. Among these is widow Avisa Baglatoni, an accomplished locksmith, who violates ...Read Review

The Bastard’s Tale

By Margaret Frazer - Published 2003

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

This twelfth installment of the Dame Frevisse historical mystery series is a testament to the popularity and excellence of Margaret Frazer’s writing. ...Read Review

Desire the Kingdom

By Paula Simonds Zabka - Published 2002

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

Subtitled “A Story of the Last Plantagenets,” this is a fictionalized account of the rise and fall of Edward IV, the rise of ...Read Review

Quattrocento

By James McKean - Published 2002

Genres:

Time-slip

Matt O’Brien works for the Metropolitan Museum of Art. When we meet him, he is restoring an old Italian painting that he ...Read Review

The Silver Bride

By Isolde Martyn - Published 2002

Genres:

Romance

In 1483 England, Sir Miles Rushden, adviser and loyal friend to Henry, Duke of Buckingham, is kidnapped by Heloise Ballaster’s greedy, merchant father ...Read Review