Early Medieval (to 1337)

Arise Crusader: Book I of the Lotharingian Chronicles

By Val Jensen II - Published 2018

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EpicMilitary

1096 France: young ploughman Anseau of Valois’ rustic but comfortable life is ripped asunder when it becomes known that he loves a local Jewish ...Read Review

The Way of Glory

By Patricia J Boomsma - Published 2018

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The novel begins in Bristol, England, in 1154. A Civil war known as the Anarchy drags on. It is a wholly Christian conflict, unlike ...Read Review

I Will Give My Love an Apple: The Savernake Novels Book 4

By Susanna M. Newstead - Published 2018

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Mystery/Crime

It is 1204. The winter is harsh, and a stranger is found assaulted and left to die in the forest surrounding the village of ...Read Review

Nottingham

By Nathan Makaryk - Published 2019

Genres:

Adventure

Who was Robin Hood or Robin of Nottingham?  In 1191, King Richard is battling during the Crusades to restore Jerusalem to Christian rulers.  The ...Read Review

The Earl Strongbow (The Invader Series)

By Ruadh Butler - Published 2018

Genres:

Military

Ruadh Butler’s series about the Norman conquest of Ireland continues with The Earl Strongbow, picking up a week after the events of ...Read Review

Lord Edward’s Archer

By Griff Hosker - Published 2019

Genres:

AdventureMilitary

Like most readers, I have my favourite genres, but I do like to step out of my comfort zone every so often. Such ...Read Review

Imperial Passions: The Porta Aurea

By Eileen Stephenson - Published 2018

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The Byzantine Empire of the 11th century is something of a political maze, a complicated, twisting thing where various families vie for power. ...Read Review

A String of Silver Beads (The Moorish Empire)

By Melissa Addey - Published 2018

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Northwest Africa, 1067. Seventeen-year-old Kella, a Tuareg girl, is entering camel races—forbidden to women—and winning! Dressed in traditional blue robes, she masquerades ...Read Review

The Greenest Branch: A Novel of Germany’s First Female Physician (Hildegard of Bingen)

By P.K. Adams - Published 2018

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Biographical Fiction

This is a well-written, impressive imagining of the early years of Hildegard von Bermersheim, later von Bingen, about whose formative years as a ...Read Review

Saint Michael’s Sword: Tip of the Blade

By Cris Harding - Published 2018

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Saint Michael’s Sword: Tip of the Blade by Cris Harding is set in 9th-century France during an era undergoing tumultuous change with ...Read Review