Late Medieval (1338 to 1485)

Kingmaker: Divided Souls

By Toby Clements - Published 2016

Genres:

Adventure

Third in a series of four, here is a product of vivid imagination and astute historical knowledge, tempered by fine writing skills. Toby ...Read Review

Sons of the Blood: New World Rising

By Robyn Young - Published 2016

Genres:

1483. Jack Wynter, illegitimate son of Sir Thomas Vaughan, is sent to Spain with a secret document – a map, which he is ordered to ...Read Review

And I Darken

By Kiersten White - Published 2016

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

What if Vlad the Impaler were a girl? Set in Wallachia (Transylvania), a vassal state of the Ottoman Empire, in the years 1446 to 1451, ...Read Review

Setting the World on Fire: The Brief, Astonishing Life of St. Catherine of Siena

By Shelley Emling - Published 2016

Genres:

Nonfiction

This is a slender, straightforward recounting of the life of Catherine Benincasa, born in 1347, the 24th of 25 children of a Sienese wool dyer. ...Read Review

Red Roses: Blanche of Gaunt to Margaret Beaufort

By Amy Licence - Published 2016

Genres:

Nonfiction

Red Roses is the story of the women of England’s Lancastrian Dynasty, from 1345 to 1509. It traces the changing fortunes of the descendants ...Read Review

The Flame Eater

By Barbara Gaskell Denvil - Published 2015

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

‘I’m a fire-starter, an evil fire-starter!’ But who am I exactly?  This question is at the heart of this medieval tale of ...Read Review

The Great Revolt: A Brother Athelstan Medieval Mystery

By Paul Doherty - Published 2016

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

This is the tenth Brother Athelstan mystery in the series, and Doherty delivers crime and politics in equal measure. In 1381, his “diminutive Dominican” ...Read Review

A Grave Concern

By Susanna Gregory - Published 2016

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Medieval Cambridge is in an uproar. It’s not the entertaining sight of University Chancellor Tynkell fighting Satan on top of the tower ...Read Review

The Service of the Dead

By Candace Robb - Published 2016

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Candace Robb re-emerges! As a fan of her Owen Archer mysteries, I anxiously awaited the beginning of this new series starring a young ...Read Review

Ashes to Ashes: The Chronicles of Hugh de Singleton, Surgeon, Book 8

By Mel Starr - Published 2015

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

England, 1369. Surgeon Hugh de Singleton, bailiff of Bampton, is summoned to examine human remains—bones—discovered in the ashes of the St. John’...Read Review