Early Medieval (to 1337)

Deus Lo Volt! Chronicle of the Crusades

By Evan S. Connell - Published 2000

Genres:

Literary

We are transported by author Evan S. Connell to the two centuries of human existence – from 1095 to 1289 – more enmired in the blood of ...Read Review

Swords Across the Thames (Warrior Queen)

By Haley Elizabeth Garwood - Published 1999

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

Alfred the Great of Wessex marries his daughter Lae to Aethelred, ruler of the neighboring Mercians. Trained as a warrior, Lae joins her ...Read Review

A Journey to the End of the Millennium

By A. B. Yehoshua - By Nicholas de Lange (trans.) - Published 2000

Genres:

Literary

Set in the year 999, this is the story of Ben Attar, a Jewish merchant from Tangiers. His relationship with his nephew (and business ...Read Review

The King of Vinland’s Saga

By Stuart M. Mirsky - Published 1998

Genres:

AdventureSaga

The King of Vinland’s Saga is the unusual tale of Sigtrygg Thorgilsson, orphaned grandson of the legendary Viking Leif Eiriksson. Sigtrygg is ...Read Review

The Forgotten Queen (Warrior Queen)

By Haley Elizabeth Garwood - Published 1998

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

The early twelfth century, during the reign of Henry I, son of William the Conqueror, was a time of relative peace. It was ...Read Review

The Sun and the Moon

By Patricia Ryan - Published 2000

Genres:

Romance

King Henry II of England suspects that his estranged wife, Eleanor of Aquitaine, conspires against him. To ferret out the truth, he enlists ...Read Review

The Inquisitor

By Catherine Jinks - Published 2000

Genres:

Mystery/CrimeThriller

Brother Bernard Peyre of Prouille, of the city of Lazet in the French Pyrenees, is surprisingly tolerant for a member of his profession. ...Read Review

The Black Chalice

By Marie Jakober - Published 2000

Genres:

Fantasy

Paul von Arduin, now a monk, is compelled by sorcery to write the truth of his adventures with his former master, Karelian Brandeis. ...Read Review

Daughter of the Forest: Book One of the Sevenwaters Trilogy

By Juliet Marillier - Published 2000

Genres:

Fantasy

Children of a wealthy landholder in early medieval Ireland, Sorcha of Sevenwaters and her six elder brothers grow up surrounded by lakes and ...Read Review

The Words of Bernfrieda: A Chronicle of Hauteville

By Gabriella Brooke - Published 1999

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

“The past is interesting only when it foreshadows greatness,” explains the monk Gaufredus Malaterra to this novel’s narrator, Bernfrieda, who questions why ...Read Review