6th Century

Faces in the Fire

By Donnita L. Rogers - Published 2013

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A series, of which this is the first, based on the women of Beowulf written by a woman who taught the epic in ...Read Review

In the Shadow of the Sword

By Tom Holland - Published 2013

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Literary

This is certainly a book with a difference. It is cited as fiction, but I would suggest that that is far from the ...Read Review

The Secret History

By Stephanie Thornton - Published 2013

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Biographical Fiction

A whore who rose to become empress, Theodora was the woman who co-ruled Byzantium in the 6th century, but her life wasn’t ...Read Review

Dawn Wind

By Charles Keeping (illustrator) - By Rosemary Sutcliff - Published 2013Published c1961

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Children/Young Adult

The 6th century AD. The Romans have left Britain and the Saxons are invading. The day after the last great battle of Aquae ...Read Review

The Purple Shroud: A Novel of Empress Theodora

By Stella Duffy - Published 2012

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Biographical Fiction

Ah, Justinian and Theodora! Two giants of history who stood astride an empire mostly Greek that still thought of itself as “Rome.” Duffy ...Read Review

Rebel

By Linda Windsor - Published 2012

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InspirationalRomance

Like its predecessors, Healer and Thief, this, the third in the Brides of Alba series, is a Christian historical romance. Set in what ...Read Review

Child of Loki

By Richard Denning - Published Mercia Books

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Children/Young Adult

In this, the second in the series of books by Richard Denning, we return to 6th-century England, a country spilt into smaller kingdoms ...Read Review

The Stolen Bride

By Tony Hays - Published 2012

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Mystery/Crime

When Malgwyn accompanies King Arthur to help settle a dispute in Doged’s troubled lands, they arrive to find more than ambitious nobles ...Read Review

Nine for the Devil

By Eric Mayer - By Mary Reed - Published 2011

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Mystery/Crime

This is the ninth and latest entry in the John the Eunuch series, set in the time of Justinian, the Eastern Roman emperor ...Read Review

Thief

By Linda Windsor - Published 2011

Genres:

InspirationalRomance

Caden O’Byrne is grievously wounded while fighting Saxon invaders at King Arthur’s side and is healed by a Lothian widow. She ...Read Review