Ilysa Magnus

The Wolf Hunt

By Gillian Bradshaw - Published 2001



Bradshaw is one of a few authors who can take a snippet of history at any time in the past and turn it ...Read Review

The Love-Artist

By Jane Alison - Published 2001


Biographical FictionLiterary

Ovid, creator of Metamorphoses, The Art of Love and other works which have been lost to us forever, arrives at his place of ...Read Review


By Jack Whyte - Published 2001



In what can only be called the “prequel” to Whyte’s Camulod Chronicles, Whyte recreates the world of Uther Pendragon, the King of ...Read Review

Hang My Head And Cry

By Elena Santangelo - Published 2001



Pat Montella, a refugee from Philadelphia blessed with Sight, now lives in rural Virginia with Miss Maggie Shelby. In Miss Maggie’s back ...Read Review

Lord Of The Silent

By Elizabeth Peters - Published 2001



In this, the thirteenth Amelia Peabody mystery, the hale and hearty Peabodys find themselves deeply ensconced in yet another intrigue, this time in 1915 ...Read Review


By Murray Levine - Published 2000


Biographical FictionInspirationalLiterary

The Duchess of the title is Diane de Poitiers, one-time mistress to the King of France, François I, and thereafter, full-time mistress ...Read Review

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