1999

Swords Across the Thames (Warrior Queen)

By Haley Elizabeth Garwood - Published 1999

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

Alfred the Great of Wessex marries his daughter Lae to Aethelred, ruler of the neighboring Mercians. Trained as a warrior, Lae joins her ...Read Review

Sor Juana’s Second Dream: A Novel

By Alicia Gaspar de Alba - Published 1999

Genres:

Biographical FictionLiterary

This lovely novel can be read without any previous knowledge of the famous Mexican nun. The author evokes the feel of 17th century ...Read Review

The Marplot Marriage

By Beth Andrews - Published 1999

Genres:

Romance

Mischievous, fun-loving Phoebe Bridgerton and her stuffy cousin-in-law, Charles Hargood, are thrown into matrimony because of the inconvenient but extremely entertaining circumstance of ...Read Review

Must the Maiden Die

By Miriam Grace Monfredo - Published 1999

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Glynis Tryon, the librarian of Seneca Falls, New York, participates in the festivities of her niece’s wedding while solving a prominent businessman’...Read Review

Gap Creek (Oprah’s Book Club)

By Robert Morgan - Published 1999

Genres:

Literary

“A story of a marriage from the Poet Laureate of Appalachia,” the publisher tells us, along with the – probably economically more salient – fact ...Read Review

The Merlin of St. Gilles’ Well (The Joan of Arc Tapestries)

By Ann Chamberlin - Published 1999

Genres:

Biographical FictionFantasy

In the early 1400s, Jean le Drapier, a maimed Breton seer, awaits the birth of La Pucinelle, the girl he has seen in ...Read Review

The Words of Bernfrieda: A Chronicle of Hauteville

By Gabriella Brooke - Published 1999

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

“The past is interesting only when it foreshadows greatness,” explains the monk Gaufredus Malaterra to this novel’s narrator, Bernfrieda, who questions why ...Read Review

A Mortal Bane

By Roberta Gellis - Published 1999

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Gellis, acclaimed author of The Roselynde Chronicles, shifts gears dramatically in this, her first medieval mystery. We are introduced to Southwark and London ...Read Review

The Difficult Saint: A Catherine Levendeur Mystery (Catherine Levendeur Mysteries)

By Sharan Newman - Published 1999

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

In this, the sixth Catherine LeVendeur mystery, Sharan Newman transports us to France in 1146. Catherine, a worthy heroine who is constantly finding – although ...Read Review

The Maiden and the Unicorn

By Isolde Martyn - Published 1999

Genres:

Romance

During the turbulent period now known as the Wars of the Roses, Marjorie of Warwick finds herself caught between love and loyalty, wed ...Read Review