Late Medieval (1338 to 1485)

The Lion of Mistra

By James Heneage - Published 2015



By the early 15th century, Constantinople and Mistra in the Morea are the last relics of a Byzantine Empire now threatened by the ...Read Review

Red Rose, White Rose

By Joanna Hickson - Published 2015


Biographical Fiction

Hickson’s newest novel, Red Rose, White Rose, is the story of Cicely Neville, daughter of the powerful Earl of Westmorland, a staunch ...Read Review


By Livi Michael - Published 2015



Livi Michael returns to her Wars of the Roses saga, begun in Succession (HNR 71). It is the summer of 1462. Edward, Earl of March, ...Read Review

Master of Shadows

By Neil Oliver - Published 2015



This sweeping epic set in the mid-15th century has many of the ingredients of the traditional historical novel à la Sir Walter Scott: ...Read Review

To Desire a Highlander

By Sue-Ellen Welfonder - Published 2015



Part of the Scandalous Scots series, this historical romance is set in the Hebrides in 1400. Lady Gillian MacGuire is very reluctant to wed ...Read Review

Escape from the Past: The Duke’s Wrath

By Annette Oppenlander - Published 2015


Children/Young AdultTime-slip

When 15-year-old nerd and gamer Max Anderson decides to try his hand at the master level of an unpublished video game, he isn’...Read Review

Plantagenet Princess, Tudor Queen: The Story of Elizabeth of York

By Samantha Wilcoxson - Published 2015


Biographical Fiction

The life of Elizabeth of York is a natural lure for novelists, since it is filled with the drama of kings, queens, and ...Read Review

The Infidel’s Garden

By Ingrid Banwell - Published 2015


I am not a fan of first person narratives in present tense. In my experience, few authors can deliver the richness of character ...Read Review

Now Is the Time

By Melvyn Bragg - Published 2015


This magnificent novel of epic scope focuses on the Peasants’ Revolt of 1381: England’s largest popular uprising and the closest the country has ...Read Review

A Poisonous Plot

By Susanna Gregory - Published 2015



It’s 1358, and the city of Cambridge is a-boil of intrigue, resentment and hot tempers. People are turning up dead – rich people, important ...Read Review