Late Medieval (1338 to 1485)

The Poetry of Secrets

By Cambria Gordon - Published 2021


Children/Young Adult

In 1481 Trujillo, Spain, sixteen-year-old Isabel is an unusual girl. Not only can she read and write, but she also sneaks out at night ...Read Review

Hurdy Gurdy

By Christopher Wilson - Published 2021



1349: the adolescent Diggory has been a friar in the order of St Odo since he was eight. The community’s mission is to ...Read Review

Daughter of the White Rose

By Diane Zahler - Published 2021


Children/Young Adult

This is a middle-grade tale based on true events that took place in England between 1470 and 1485. It is a fictional take on the ...Read Review

Of Sword and Shadow

By A. L. Sowards - Published 2021



In 1397, in the Greek city of Thebes, a nameless slave is employed by her master in a variety of schemes ranging from stealing ...Read Review

The Tower of Fools (Hussite Trilogy, 1)

By Andrzej Sapkowski - By David A. French (trans.) - Published 2020


Historical Fantasy

This is the first book of a fantasy/historical trilogy set in Silesia during the 15th century when the followers of early Protestant ...Read Review

We All Fall Down

By David Blixt - By Deborah Swift - By J. K. Knauss - By Jean Gill - By Katherine Pym - By Kristin Gleeson - By Laura Morelli - By Lisa J. Yarde - By Melodie Winawer - Published 2020


Short Stories

In these pandemic times, readers of historical fiction will find deep resonance with stories of the Black Death and other pandemics. In this ...Read Review

Spiteful Bones (A Crispin Guest Mystery, 14)

By Jeri Westerson - Published 2021



The Tracker of London, Crispin Guest, must solve a 20-year-old murder in his 14th adventure, set in 1398. Lawyer Nigellus Cobmartin has just inherited ...Read Review

The Warrior’s Princess Prize (Princesses of the Alhambra, 3)

By Carol Townend - Published 2020



Alhambra, 1399. The Warrior’s Princess Prize follows the story of Zorahaida, princess and quasi-captive to her father’s violent whims. When a tournament ...Read Review

The Crescent and the Cross (Knights Templar)

By S.J.A. Turney - Published 2020



The 5th in Simon Turney’s Knights Templar series, this book deals with the start of the campaign to win Iberia back from ...Read Review

The Mortimer Affair: Joan de Joinville’s Story

By Alice Mitchell - Published 2020


Biographical Fiction

A marriage is arranged between Joan de Joinville, a young and wealthy heiress, and Roger, a member of the powerful Mortimer family. Unusually, ...Read Review

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