Late Medieval (1338 to 1485)

Cross of Fire (Master of War)

By David Gilman - Published 2020

Genres:

AdventureMilitary

Winter 1362. After years of campaigning, Thomas Blackstone, a common archer who was knighted at Crecy, has risen to become Edward III’s Master ...Read Review

Dark Queen Waiting (A Margaret Beaufort Mystery)

By Paul Doherty - Published 2020

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

In 1471, England is in the hands of the House of York. King Edward IV employs a vast network of spies, assassins, and informants ...Read Review

This Son of York

By Anne Easter Smith - Published 2019

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

Murderer. Usurper. Hunchback. Richard III is one of the most vilified monarchs in historical memory. Fourth in line for the York English throne, ...Read Review

Winter’s Child

By RJ Hervey - Published 2019

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15th-century Florence: In one night, one man destroyed Amadora’s life. Her mentor and father figure: murdered. Herself: violated and left for dead. ...Read Review

A Tapestry of Treason

By Anne O’Brien - Published 2019

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

Anne O’Brien’s books seek to give voice to the forgotten women of history, and in A Tapestry of Treason she does ...Read Review

Tudor Dawn

By David Field - Published 2019

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

In this, the first of an anticipated series of six books chronicling the rise and fall of one of England’s most powerful ...Read Review

To Calais, In Ordinary Time

By James Meek - Published 2019

Genres:

Literary

James Meek is a greatly respected author (The People’s Act of Love, 2005), and his latest book has been well reviewed.  Hilary Mantel ...Read Review

Without a Trace

By Mel Starr - Published 2019

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

This is the latest instalment in a series of mediaeval mysteries starring Hugh Singleton, a surgeon with a second job as the bailiff ...Read Review

Murder at Whitby Abbey (An Abbess of Meaux Mystery)

By Cassandra Clark - Published 2019

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

When Hildegard, a nun in the little Yorkshire priory of Swyne, receives orders from the prioress to fetch a holy relic from a ...Read Review

Memoirs of a Traitor

By Lee R Levin - Published 2018

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

Presented as a found document, Memoirs of a Traitor is the story of William Stanley, knight, younger brother of Lord Thomas Stanley. These ...Read Review