Early Medieval (to 1337)

The Curse of Babylon

By Richard Blake - Published 2013

Genres:

Adventure

This is another adventure of Brother Aelric, a monk in England who was once the Lord Aelric, a senior official in the eastern (...Read Review

Hild

By Nicola Griffith - Published 2013

Genres:

Biographical FictionInspirational

Hild is three years old when the book opens. Even at that point, Hild’s worldview – as the “light of the world” her ...Read Review

Hereward: End of Days

By James Wilde - Published 2013

Genres:

AdventureMilitary

This is the third outing for Hereward the Wake, England’s 11th-century forgotten hero. In 1071, England is under the grip of the conquering ...Read Review

Anarchy

By Stewart Binns - Published 2013

Genres:

AdventureMilitary

Harold of Hereford was raised by his mother Estrith, a respected nun and churchwright, to take pride in his English heritage and to ...Read Review

Greek Fire

By James Boschert - Published 2013

Genres:

AdventureMilitary

In 1176 AD, while in the city of Acre in the Levant, Sir Talon de Gilles and his Sergeant named Max are ordered to ...Read Review

The Summer Queen

By Elizabeth Chadwick - Published 2013Published 2014 (US)

Genres:

Biographical FictionRomance

Elizabeth Chadwick writing Eleanor of Aquitaine is an enticing prospect. In earlier Chadwick books, Eleanor has been the subject of vignettes. This is ...Read Review

The Year of the Horsetails

By R.F. Tapsell - Published 2013

Genres:

AdventureMilitary

Early Middle Ages, Eastern Europe. Nomadic hordes, the fierce Turgons under the rule of their charismatic leader, the Kagan, have conquered the steppes ...Read Review

Manuscript Found in Accra

By Margaret Jull Costa (trans.) - By Paulo Coelho - Published 2013

Genres:

Literary

The entire plot of Manuscript Found in Accra occurs in the first ten pages. Coelho is the recipient of a translation of some ...Read Review

Threads of Treason

By Mary Bale - Published 2013

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

I had great hopes of this novel as the premise was intriguing. In 1081, two of the nuns creating the iconic Bayeux Tapestry fall ...Read Review

Dawn Wind

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

Genres:

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