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The Red Queen: Margaret of Anjou and the Wars of the Roses

By Ruth S. Perot - Published 2000


Alternate History

This self-published novel is one of the books that we might have, unfortunately, missed had Perot been forced to try to find an ...Read Review

The Angel and the Sword

By Cecelia Holland - Published 2000


Biographical FictionEpic

The dark and bloody pathways and streets of ninth century France are the backdrop against which Holland retells the traditional French story of ...Read Review

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

By Ann Chamberlin - Published 1999


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 Red, White, and Blue Murder (Hilda Johansson Mysteries)

By Jeanne M. Dams - Published 2000



Dams’ second Hilda Johansson murder mystery (following Death in Lacquer Red) opens in 1901 with the assassination of President McKinley. The suspected assassin is ...Read Review

Deus Lo Volt! Chronicle of the Crusades

By Evan S. Connell - Published 2000



We are transported by author Evan S. Connell to the two centuries of human existence – from 1095 to 1289 – more enmired in the blood of ...Read Review

I Am of Irelaunde: A Novel of Patrick and Osian

By Juilene Osborne-McKnight - Published 2000



Returning at age forty to the place of his enslavement by Irish slave traders at the age of sixteen, Patrick struggles to understand ...Read Review

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

By Sharan Newman - Published 1999



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

A Mortal Bane

By Roberta Gellis - Published 1999



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