Early Medieval (to 1337)

The Rock

By Kanan Makiya - Published 2001

Genres:

Literary

In seventh century Jerusalem, the Dome of the Rock, the first monument to Islam, is conceived and built. The Rock’s history from ...Read Review

The Wandering Arm

By Sharan Newman - Published 2001

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

In 12th century France, Catherine LeVendeur and her husband Edgar are recovering from the loss of a newborn child when duty calls. A ...Read Review

Time and Chance

By Sharon Kay Penman - Published 2002

Genres:

Biographical FictionSaga

A new Penman novel is always cause for celebration. To many, her story will be familiar, but Penman has the gift of presenting ...Read Review

The Good Men: A Novel of Heresy

By Charmaine Craig - Published 2002Published 2003-03-04

Genres:

Biographical FictionSaga

In 1320, the Inquisition asked Grazida Lizier, a young widow from Montaillou, France, to testify about her views of God and Satan, as well ...Read Review

The Wolf Hunt

By Gillian Bradshaw - Published 2001

Genres:

Fantasy

Bradshaw is one of a few authors who can take a snippet of history at any time in the past and turn it ...Read Review

The Rabbi King: David Of Khazaria

By Monroe S. Kuttner - Published 2001

Genres:

David, born and raised in Khazaria, a historically Jewish state in the area of the Caucasus, has been living a scholar’s life ...Read Review

The Song of Giraldus

By Richard Loomis - Published 2000

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

  This novel presents the recollections of medieval historian and chronicler Giraldus Cambrensis. Giraldus, who narrates in a rather lofty tone, tells of ...Read Review

Murder On Good Friday

By Sara Conway - Published 2001

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Set in Hexham, England in 1220, this novel follows the efforts of the local bailiff, Lord Godwin, to clear the city’s Jewish community ...Read Review

Warrior’s Song

By Catherine Coulter - Published 2001

Genres:

AdventureRomance

In this rewritten and re-titled version of Catherine Coulter’s 1983 book, Chandra, we meet Chandra de Avenell, a medieval heroine who is tougher ...Read Review

A Personal Devil

By Roberta Gellis - Published 2001

Genres:

Mystery/CrimeRomance

One may pause and ponder when confronted with a novel that features a prostitute as the heroine, particularly one who is also a ...Read Review