Late Medieval (1338 to 1485)

The Hunter’s Tale

By Margaret Frazer - Published 2004

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Thirteenth in Margaret Frazer’s Dame Frevisse series, The Hunter’s Tale, set in 1448, is the best yet. As expected, the mystery is ...Read Review

The Innocent

By Posie Graeme-Evans - Published 2004

Genres:

Romance

The publisher claims this book to be a “sweeping historical saga of lust, conspiracy, and betrayal,” and I couldn’t agree more! The ...Read Review

Heretic

By Bernard Cornwell - Published 2003

Genres:

Adventure

The novel opens in 1347 at the English siege of Calais. Thomas Hookton comes to join the fight. He is still recovering from wounds ...Read Review

Owen Glendower

By John Cowper Powys - Published 2003

Genres:

Saga

  Originally published in 1940, this grandly written epic recounts the adventures of Rhisiart, a 15th century Oxford student who returns to the land ...Read Review

Ironfire

By David Ball - Published 2004

Genres:

Saga

Set during the 16th century on both the isle of Malta, home of the ancient order of the Knights of St. John, and ...Read Review

Princess Of Byzantium

By Josephine Allen - Published 2000

Genres:

AdventureMilitaryRomance

        Princess Zoë of Byzantium, niece of Emperor Constantine Palaeologus Dragases, is the focus of this overlong novel, set against the backdrop of the ...Read Review

A Maze of Murders

By C.L. Grace - Published 2003

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

There is no question that C.L. Grace, or Paul Doherty (or any other of his pseudonyms), is a prolific writer who chooses ...Read Review

Across the Nightingale Floor

By Lian Hearn - Published 2002

Genres:

Fantasy

This is an entertaining historical fantasy that does nearly everything right. In an imaginary country strongly reminiscent of feudal Japan, young Tomasu was ...Read Review

Key Deceptions

By M. E. Cooper - Published 2000

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

The guildspeople of 15th century Bologna are well respected and well organized. Among these is widow Avisa Baglatoni, an accomplished locksmith, who violates ...Read Review

The Bastard’s Tale

By Margaret Frazer - Published 2003

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

This twelfth installment of the Dame Frevisse historical mystery series is a testament to the popularity and excellence of Margaret Frazer’s writing. ...Read Review