Early Medieval (to 1337)

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

Journey to Compostela

By Bernard Reilly - Published 2001

Genres:

AdventureInspirational

Journey to Compostela is the story of Martin, a farmer on pilgrimage. Through the course of fate, he loses his original comrades and ...Read Review

The Swan Maiden

By Susan King - Published 2001

Genres:

AdventureBiographical FictionLiterary

Highland Juliana, her castle under English attack, is saved by handsome, loyalty-torn Anglo-Scot Sir Gawain. He lets her go and she becomes the ...Read Review

Murder Most Medieval: Noble Tales Of Ignoble Demises

By ed. Martin H. Greenberg & John Helfers - Published 2000

Genres:

Mystery/CrimeShort Stories

Murder Most Medieval is a pleasing collection of historical mystery stories. For newcomers to this genre, there is an ample selection of crimes ...Read Review

Deus Lo Volt! Chronicle of the Crusades

By Evan S. Connell - Published 2000

Genres:

AdventureMilitary

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

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