Late Medieval (1338 to 1485)

The Maid

By Kimberly Cutter - Published 2011

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

The Hundred Years War and the story of Joan of Arc are inextricably linked in the pages of history, and her story is ...Read Review

The Counterfeit Madam: A Gil Cunningham Murder Mystery

By Pat McIntosh - Published 2011

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Pat McIntosh presents a tightly-wrapped tale of murder in 15th-century Glasgow. When shrewish Dame Isabella is found dead with a nail pounded in ...Read Review

The Crowfield Demon

By Pat Walsh - Published 2011

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

Set in an abbey in 1348, with a glossary explaining such terms as ‘triforium’ and ‘shawm’, there’s plenty of history here, but also ...Read Review

Venetian Navigators: The Voyages of the Zen Brothers to the Far North

By Andrea di Robilant - Published 2011

Genres:

Nonfiction

Strands of serendipity weave through the various levels on which this book is written: to start with di Robilant’s chance encounter with ...Read Review

The Shepherd Lord

By George Peter Algar - Published 2010

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

Set in England during the Wars of the Roses, this is a fictional account of a real-life romantic saga. After the 1461 Battle of ...Read Review

The Master of Bruges

By Terence Morgan - Published 2011

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

The title of the book refers to Hans Memling the painter (1430 – 1494), the central character. With the Duke of Burgundy as his powerful patron, ...Read Review

Queen By Right

By Anne Easter Smith - Published 2011

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

Anne Easter Smith has written three well-researched and entertaining books featuring the children and grandchildren of Richard, Duke of York and his duchess, ...Read Review

The Law of Angels

By Cassandra Clark - Published 2011

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

In the summer of 1384, Hildegarde of Meaux, Abbess of the Cistercian order, is forced to leave Deepdale when armed men ransack the place ...Read Review

A Play of Piety

By Margaret Frazer - Published 2010

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

I have been a fan of Margaret Frazer’s medieval mysteries about Dame Frevisse. This novel is the sixth of another series she ...Read Review

The Queen of Last Hopes: The Story of Margaret of Anjou

By Susan Higginbotham - Published 2011

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

In her latest novel, Susan Higginbotham takes on the task of redeeming yet another maligned historical figure: Margaret of Anjou, wife of the ...Read Review