Early Medieval (to 1337)

Land of the Silver Dragon: An Aelf Fen Mystery

By Alys Clare - Published 2013



Set in the English fen country during the reign of William Rufus, Land of the Silver Dragon can’t decide what it wants ...Read Review

Knight Crusader

By Ronald Welch - Published 2013Published c1954


Children/Young AdultMilitary

Ronald Welch won the Carnegie prize in 1954 for Knight Crusader, an action packed tale of a young Norman nobleman from Outremer, Philip d’...Read Review

Godiva: A Novel

By Nicole Galland - Published 2013


Biographical Fiction

Set in Anglo-Saxon England, this is a reimagining of the legend of Lady Godiva, Countess of Mercia, an 11th-century noblewoman well-known for riding ...Read Review

The Handfasted Wife

By Carol McGrath - Published 2013


Biographical FictionLiterary

As we all know, the year 1066 was an eventful one. The struggle for the Crown triggered by the death of Edward the Confessor ...Read Review

Death Before Compline

By Sharan Newman - Published 2012


Mystery/CrimeShort Stories

Mysteries abound in this compilation of previously published medieval short stories. A wolf that seems to be much more than a normal beast. ...Read Review

The Corpse Reader

By Antonio Garrido - By Thomas Bunstead (trans.) - Published 2013



Song Cí, a promising young scholar in medieval China, must give up his dream of taking the examination for imperial service when his ...Read Review

The Fifth Knight

By E.M. Powell - Published 2013



Originally released as a Kindle Serial, The Fifth Knight is a handy twist on the Becket murder and is, from this reader’s ...Read Review

Templar’s Acre

By MICHAEL JECKS - Published 2013



Unlike many medieval tales, this novel is not set within rolling hills in the forever green lands of England, but in the dust ...Read Review

Sold for Endless Rue

By Madeleine E. Robins - Published 2013


Robins takes the Rapunzel story, removes the fantasy elements, and places it in 13th-century Italy. Sold for Endless Rue does not immediately remind ...Read Review

Robert the Bruce

By Jack Whyte - Published 2013


Biographical Fiction

The youth of Robert I, King of Scots is described in this second of the Guardians series by Jack Whyte. As the heir ...Read Review