Late Medieval (1338 to 1485)

Wheel of Fortune

By C F Dunn - Published 2023


Wheel of Fortune is the first in a series, The Tarnished Crown, set during the Wars of the Roses. If you are expecting ...Read Review

The Night of the Wolf (A Brother Chandler Mystery, 3)

By Cassandra Clark - Published 2023



The times are out of joint. Political and religious turmoil drive families and friends apart. Lies and rumors displace truth. Violence is common. ...Read Review

The Serpent of Division (Alyce Chaucer 1)

By Christina Hardyment - Published 2022


During the final years of the Wars of the Roses in 1466, Alyce Chaucer, granddaughter of Geoffrey, is relocating to her palace in Ewelme ...Read Review

The Arrows of Mercy

By Jill MacLean - Published 2023


1348. After serving as an archer at Crécy, Edmund returns to his village in Berkshire, badly scarred both physically and psychologically. Not that ...Read Review

Kemp: The Flames of Heresy (Arrows of Albion, 7)

By Jonathan Lunn - Published 2023



When he arrives in Bordeaux in the summer of 1356, intent on taking back the captaincy of the freebooting Company of the Dragon, English ...Read Review

Reluctant Pilgrim

By ffiona Perigrinor - Published 2021


Biographical Fiction

Margery Kempe is credited with having written the first English autobiography. Not that she wrote it herself—she did not know how to. ...Read Review

Wild Bird

By Diane Zahler - Published 2023


Children/Young Adult

In the late 1300s, the plague spreads through Europe to Norway. A girl is the only survivor of her fishing village and is ...Read Review

The Colour of Bone (Sebastian Foxley Medieval Mystery)

By Toni Mount - Published 2023



In 1480 London, Master Sebastian (Seb) Foxley―stationer, sign painter, illuminator, portraitist and printer―spends his spare time in St. Paul’s Charnel House ...Read Review

Justice Delayed, Justice Denied (A Ming Dynasty Mystery)

By Pamela De Voe - Published 2022



Late 14th-century Ming China is a rigidly stratified society where even the marginalised are organised and subsumed into the greater whole. Family loyalty, ...Read Review

The Alewives (The Alewives of Colmar)

By Elizabeth R. Andersen - Published 2023



It took but a page or two for me to be fully invested in Gritta, one of the protagonists, in this entertaining read. ...Read Review