Early Medieval (to 1337)

The Empress

By Meg Clothier - Published 2013

Genres:

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

Genres:

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

Genres:

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

Genres:

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

Covenant with Hell

By Priscilla Royal - Published 2013

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

The editor for this medieval series, of which this is the tenth volume, writes that “This is a series not to be missed ...Read Review

Gisborne: Book of Knights (Second in the Gisborne Saga)

By Prue Batten - Published 2013

Genres:

Adventure

I am always wary of coming into a series other than with the first book, for two reasons: one being it is not ...Read Review

Sisters of The Bruce

By J.M. Harvey - Published 2013

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

“In this fictional narrative, the five sisters of Robert the Bruce speak to us from the past. Their remarkable story deserves to be ...Read Review

Trebizond

By N. J. Holmes - Published 2013

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Trebizond is a city on the coast of the black sea in what is now Turkey. Its modern name is Trabzon. In 1060 it ...Read Review

Wolf’s Head

By Steven A. McKay - Published 2013

Genres:

The story of Robin Hood, written from the different perspective of the author’s own interpretation of a familiar tale, Wolf’s Head ...Read Review

Anvil Of God (Book One of the Carolingian Chronicles)

By J. Boyce Gleason - Published 2013

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

Charles “The Hammer” Martel and his family are the focus of Gleason’s utterly confident novel, the first in a projected series about ...Read Review