5th Century

The Saxon Plague

By Penny Ingham - Published 2018


Book Two of the Saxon Wolves series continues the story of Anya, daughter of a Saxon king and British mother. Though herself a ...Read Review

The Retreat to Avalon: Volume 1 (The Arthurian Age)

By Sean Poage - Published 2018



Sean Poage tells the tale of King Arthur in a realistic historical light. The prologue sets the stage, when in 469 AD the Roman ...Read Review

A Shape on the Air

By Julia Ibbotson - Published 2017



“She heard the chime of the church clock in the village. Midnight. The hour of witches and ghosts. The hour of magic.” Thus ...Read Review


By Giles Kristian - Published 2018


Son of a 5th-century Breton king ousted by a rival, eight-year-old Lancelot is an orphaned fugitive taken under the wing of the Lady ...Read Review

Twilight Empress

By Faith L. Justice - Published 2017


Fifth-century Europe is an uneasy mix of two emperors (an Eastern and a Western Roman Empire) and tribes of “barbarians” migrating west ahead ...Read Review

The Quest for the Crown of Thorns

By Cynthia Ripley Miller - Published 2017



A matter so important it dare not be put to parchment calls Arria and her husband Garic from Gaul to Arria’s family ...Read Review

House of the Waterlily

By Kelli Carmean - Published 2017


Subtitled “A Novel of the Ancient Maya World”, the novel is set in the fictitious civilisation of Calumook. The manners and customs of ...Read Review

Saxon Tales: The King Who Threw Away His Throne

By Terry Deary - Published 2017


Children/Young Adult

Books by Terry Deary are always popular for younger children, and this is one of his new Saxon Tales. The King who Threw ...Read Review

Caliburn: Merlin’s Tale

By Virgil Renzulli - Published 2015


Over the years, the story of King Arthur and the Sword in the Stone has been reworked in every facet of media—books, ...Read Review

Written in the Ashes

By K. Hollan Van Zandt - Published 2016


This epic novel tells the story of Hannah, a Jewish shepherdess who is kidnapped and sold into slavery in Alexandria in the late 4...Read Review

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