Early Medieval (to 1337)

A Falcon’s Heart

By Jayel Wylie - Published 2001

Genres:

Romance

This romance is set in 1154-5, the period immediately following Henry II’s coronation, right after the prolonged and bloody civil war described ...Read Review

The Marriage of Meggotta

By Edith Pargeter - Published 2001

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

The reputation of Ellis Peters as author of the Brother Cadfael series has eclipsed that of Edith Pargeter, her real name, under which ...Read Review

Pride of Kings

By Judith Tarr - Published 2001

Genres:

Fantasy

An intriguing historical fantasy sheds a refreshing new light on the English king deemed so evil that no subsequent king should ever bear ...Read Review

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