Early Medieval (to 1337)

A King’s Ransom

By Sharon Kay Penman - Published 2014

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Historical fiction can be a tricky genre to write and read because many times we know how the story is going to end. ...Read Review

The Wicked

By Douglas Nicholas - Published 2014

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AdventureFantasy

In this sequel to the well-received Something Red, travelling entertainers Molly, Jack, Nemain, and Hob are in 13th-century northern England at Castle Blanchefontaine. ...Read Review

1066: What Fates Impose

By G. K. Holloway - Published 2014

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AdventureBiographical Fiction

Holloway sets his story in an England unknowingly on the brink of being changed forever; it’s the middle of the 11th century, ...Read Review

Highlander Betrayed

By Laurin Wittig - Published 2013

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Romance

Highlander Betrayed begins as Nicholas Fitz Hugh, spy for Edward I, accepts a mission to steal the Highland Targe, an item reputed to ...Read Review

Knights of the Hawk

By James Aitcheson - Published 2013

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AdventureMilitary

Late 1071 finds William the Conqueror impatient to storm the English rebels out of Ely. But Ely, surrounded by treacherous marshes, seems to be ...Read Review

Lionheart

By Stewart Binns - Published 2013

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Military

Beginning in 1176, this military historical novel tells the story of Duke Richard of Aquitaine – known to history as Richard I or Richard the ...Read Review

The Empress

By Meg Clothier - Published 2013

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Biographical Fiction

This novel has an unusual setting – 12th-century Constantinople – which is not an era many readers like me will be too familiar with, perhaps. ...Read Review

The Arrow of Sherwood

By Lauren Johnson - Published 2013

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Adventure

The subject and storyline of this novel will surprise no one who has been reading or watching films over the past fifty years ...Read Review

Hunter of Sherwood I: Knight of Shadows

By Toby Venables - Published 2013

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AdventureFantasy

This re-imagining of the Robin Hood legends is fixed firmly in 1191 – King Richard away on crusade, Prince John plotting at home, Hood hiding ...Read Review

Nowhere Was There Peace

By David Pilling - Published 2013

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AdventureMilitary

Nowhere Was There Peace is a fine, bloody, man-made medieval novel, which, as a tale of men at war, rivals anything recent of ...Read Review