Early Medieval (to 1337)

The Islesman

By Nigel Tranter - Published 2003

Genres:

Biographical FictionMilitary

           In the late 13th century, Angus Og MacDonald is brought up by his grandfather, the great Angus Mor, to be the future Lord ...Read Review

Saint Julian

By Walter Wangerin Jr. - Published 2003

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

        Thirty-six short chapters describe the life of Saint Julian, the Hospitaller, chronicling his auspicious birth through the final redemption that seals his sainthood. ...Read Review

The Angel with One Hundred Wings: A Tale from the Arabian Nights

By Daniel Horch - Published 2002

Genres:

FantasyLiterary

Ninth-century Baghdad may be called “the City of Peace,” but it’s still a hotbed of intrigue and danger, as the Sultan’s ...Read Review

The Jester

By Andrew Gross - By James Patterson - Published 2003

Genres:

Adventure

Looking for a fun romp through the Middle Ages? Then this book is for you. Looking for verisimilitude? You might want to pass. ...Read Review

The Widow of Jerusalem

By Alan Gordon - Published 2003

Genres:

AdventureMystery/Crime

The jester Theophilos, aka Feste the Fool, is back in full form in this sequel to A Death in the Venetian Quarter. In 1204, ...Read Review

Heresy

By Sharan Newman - Published 2002

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

As the installments have progressed – this is the eighth such one – Newman has focused more intensely upon the discord within Christian ranks and ...Read Review

Dream Weaver

By Penina Keen Spinka - Published 2003

Genres:

Epic

This is the second book in a series, the first entitled Picture Maker. It might help to have read the first one, which ...Read Review

Devil’s Bargain

By Judith Tarr - Published 2002

Genres:

FantasySaga

It is 1191. Richard the Lionheart is on his crusade to capture Jerusalem and the Holy Land. His arch-enemy, Saladin, uses every scheme to ...Read Review

Night Blooming

By Chelsea Quinn Yarbro - Published 2002

Genres:

AdventureFantasy

Vampire Hiernom Rakoczy de Santus Germainius fits easily into human society. Having observed history for nearly 3,000 years, Rakoczy is renowned for his knowledge ...Read Review

Four for a Boy

By Eric Mayer - By Mary Reed - Published 2003

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

This fourth in the authors’ John the Eunuch series is a prequel to the other three. Set in Constantinople in 525 AD, we are ...Read Review