5th Century

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

Camelot’s Queen: Guinevere’s Tale Book Two

By Nicole Evelina - Published 2016


The story of the fabled Queen Guinevere continues in Camelot’s Queen, the second volume in Nicole Evelina’s ‘Guinevere’s Tale’ series. ...Read Review

Death at Pergamum

By Albert Noyer - Published 2013



Getorius and Arcadia, a surgeon and his medica wife, are travelling to Constantinople to study medical texts. While there, events force them to ...Read Review

The Sword of Attilla: Total War: Rome

By David Gibbins - Published 2016



If the first novel in this Total War: Rome series concerned the birth of the Roman Empire, The Sword of Attila describes its ...Read Review

Daughter of Destiny (Guinevere’s Tale Book One)

By Nicole Evelina - Published 2015



Nicole Evelina takes a fantasy-supernatural approach to the old familiar story of Queen Guinevere from Arthurian legends in Daughter of Destiny, the first ...Read Review

The Last Wife of Attila the Hun

By Joan Schweighardt - Published 2015


“Two threads are flawlessly woven together in this sweeping historical novel. In one, Gudrun, a Burgundian noblewoman, dares to enter the City of ...Read Review

Then Arthur Fought (The Matter of Britain, 378-634 AD)

By Howard M. Wiseman - Published 2015


In Then Arthur Fought, Howard Wiseman has taken the persistent myth of the Dark Ages 5th-century war-leader named Arthur and has shaped it ...Read Review

On the Edge of Sunrise

By Cynthia Ripley Miller - Published 2015



AD 450. The Roman Empire is breaking apart, and Attila the Hun has his sights set on conquering Gaul. An Assembly of Warriors is ...Read Review