Medieval Fiction and Romance

The medieval period of 500-1450 A.D. is brought to life in these historical novels set mostly in Europe and Great Britain. Tales of the Crusades, kingdoms, Vikings, knights, and more are bound in these pages.



All of these titles are located in the Adult Fiction section of the Library unless otherwise noted.

Ackroyd, Peter. The Canterbury Tales: A Retelling. 2010.
     Also available: CD

Ali, Tariq. The Book of Saladin. 1998.

Anand, Valerie. Gildenford. 1977.

Anand, Valerie. The Norman Pretender. 1979.

Anand, Valerie. King of the Wood. 1988.

Anton, Maggie. Book I. Joheved. 2005.
    Other titles in the Rashi’s Daughters series:
        Book II. Miriam. 2007.
        Book III. Rachel. 2009.

Audouard, Antoine. Farewell, My Only One. 2004.

Barker, Clive. Mister B. Gone. 2007.

Benson, Ann. The Plague Tales. 1997.

Borchardt, Alice. Devoted. 1995.

Bradshaw, Gillian. The Wolf Hunt. 2001.

Bragg, Melvyn. The Sword and the Miracle. 1996.

Bryant, Sarah. Sand Daughter. 2009.

Cameron, Michelle. The Fruit of Her Hands: The Story of Shira of Ashkenaz. 2009.

Cokal, Susann. Mirabilis. 2001.

Connell, Evan S. Deus lo Volt!: Chronicle of the Crusades. 2000.

Cornwell, Bernard. The Archer’s Tale. 2001.

Cross, Donna Woolfolk. Pope Joan. 1996.

Dunnett, Dorothy. Niccolò Rising. 1986.
    Other titles in the House of Niccolo series:
        The Spring of the Ram. 1988.
        Race of Scorpions. 1990.
        Scales of Gold. 1991.
        The Unicorn Hunt. 1994.
        To Lie with Lions. 1996.
        Caprice and Rondo. 1998.
        Gemini. 2000.

Eco, Umberto. The Name of the Rose. 1983.
     Also available: Large Type

Falcones de Sierra, Ildefonso. Cathedral of the Sea. 2008.

Follett, Ken. The Pillars of the Earth. 1989.
     Also available: CD

Frankowski, Leo. Conrad Stargard: The Radiant Warrior. 2004. (Adult Science Fiction FRA).

Godwin, Parke. Sherwood. 1991.
    Other titles in the Sherwood series:
        Robin and the King. 1993.
        Lord of Sunset. 1998.

Gordon, Noah. The Physician. 1986.

Gregory, Philippa. The Changeling. 2012. (Teen Fiction GRE).

Haasse, Hella S. In a Dark Wood Wandering. 1989.

Hannah, Darci. The Angel of Blythe Hall. 2011.

Hays, Edward M. The Passionate Troubadour. 2004.

Hearn, Lian. Heaven’s Net is Wide. 2007.

Holland, Cecelia. The King’s Witch. 2011.

Holland, Cecelia. The Secret Eleanor. 2010.

Holland, Cecilia. The Soul Thief. 2002.
    Other titles in the Loosestrife series:
        The Witches’ Kitchen. 2004.
        The Serpent Dreamer. 2005.
        The High City. 2009.
        Kings of the North. 2010.

Hunt, Angela Elwell. The Silver Sword. 1997.

Janoda, Jeff. Saga: A Novel of Medieval Iceland. 2005.

Kalogridis, Jeanne. The Burning Times: A Novel of Medieval France. 2001.

Kaufman, Pamela. The Book of Eleanor. 2002.

Khemir, Sabiha. The Blue Manuscript. 2008.

Lawhead, Stephen R. Byzantium. 1996.

Lindbergh, Judith. The Thrall’s Tale. 2006.

Maitland, Karen. Company of Liars. 2008.
     Also available: CD

Maugham, W. Somerset. The Making of a Saint. 1898.

Meade, Marion. Stealing Heaven: The Love Story of Heloise and Abelard. 1979.

Ohanneson, Joan. Scarlet Music: Hildegard of Bingen. 1997.

Pasha, Kamran. Shadow of the Swords. 2010.

Paton Walsh, Jill. Knowledge of Angels. 1994.

Patterson, James and Andrew Gross. The Jester. 2003.
     Also available: Large Type, CD, eBook

Penman, Sharon Kay. When Christ and His Saints Slept. 1995
    Other titles in the Eleanor of Aquitaine trilogy:
        Time and Chance. 2002.
        The Devil's Brood. 2008.

Penman, Sharon Kay. Here Be Dragons. 1985.
    Other titles in the Middle Ages trilogy:
        Falls the Shadow. 1988.
        The Reckoning. 1991.

Rathbone, Julian. The Last English King. 1999.

Rice, Sile. The Saxon Tapestry. 1991.

Roberson, Jennifer. Lady of the Forest. 1992.

Roberson, Jennifer. Lady of Sherwood. 1999.

Rutherfurd, Edward. The Forest. 2000.

Rutherfurd, Edward. The Princes of Ireland: The Dublin Saga. 2004.
     Also available: CD

Sankaran, Vanitha. Watermark. 2010.

Scott, Walter, Sir. Ivanhoe. 1819.

Smiley, Jane. The Greenlanders. 1988.

Spinka, Penina Keen. Picture Maker. 2002.

Tarr, Judit. Alamut. 1989. (Adult Science Fiction TAR).
    Other titles in the Alamut series:
        The Dagger and the Cross. 1991. (Adult Science Fiction TAR).

Tarr, Judit. Devil’s Bargain. 2002. (Adult Science Fiction TAR).
    Other titles in the Devil's Bargain series:
        King’s Blood. 2005. (Adult Science Fiction TAR).

Tarr, Judit. Rite of Conquest. 2004. (Adult Science Fiction TAR).
    Other titles in the William the Conqueror series:
        House of War. 2003. (Adult Science Fiction TAR).

Undset, Sigrid. Kristin Lavransdatter. 1927.

Unsworth, Barry. Morality Play. 1995.

Vantrease, Brenda R. The Illuminator. 2005.
     Also available: CD

Waldo, Anna Lee. Circle of Stones. 1999.

Watson, Elsa. Maid Marian. 2004.

White, T.H. The Once and Future King. 1939.

Whyte, Jack. The Skystone. 1992.
    Other titles in the Camulod Chronicles:
        The Singing Sword. 1993.
        The Eagles’ Brood. 1994.
        The Saxon Shore. 1995.
        The Fort at River’s Bend. 1999.
        The Sorcerer: Metamorphosis. 1999.
        Uther. 2001.
        The Eagle. 2004.
        The Forest Laird. 2005.

Whyte, Jack. Knights of the Black and White. 2006.
    Other titles in the Templar Trilogy:
        Standard of Honor. 2007.
        Order in Chaos. 2009.

Wilcock, Penelope. The Hawk and the Dove Trilogy. 2000.

Wolf, Joan. The Road to Avalon. 1988.

Young, Robyn. Crusade. 2007.

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All of these titles are located in the Adult Romance section of the Library unless otherwise noted.

Brisbin, Terri. A Love Through Time. 1998. (Adult Fiction BRI).

Brisbin, Terri. The Maid of Lorne. 2006.

Brisbin, Terri. Surrender to the Highlander. 2008.

Brisbin, Terri. Taming the Highlander. 2006.

Carr, Robyn. The Troubadour’s Romance. 1985.

Chadwick, Elizabeth. The Champion. 1997.

Coulter, Catherine. Warrior’s Song. 2001.
     Also available: CD

Coulter, Catherine. Rosehaven. 1996.
     Also available: Large Type

Delacroix, Claire. The Beauty. 2001.
    Other titles in the Bride Quest series:
        The Temptress. 2001.

Delacroix, Claire. The Beauty Bride. 2005.
    Other titles in the Jewels of Kinfairlie Trilogy:
        The Rose Red Bride. 2005.
        The Snow White Bride. 2005.

Delacroix, Claire. The Rogue. 2002.
    Other titles in the Ravensmuir Trilogy:
        The Warrior. 2004.

Dennis, Kathrynn. Dark Rider. 2007.

Drake, Shannon. Come the Morning. 1999.

Garwood, Julie. Ransom. 1999.
     Also available: Large Type

Garwood, Julie. Saving Grace. 1993.

Garwood, Julie. The Wedding. 1996.
     Also available: Large Type, CD

Gifford, Blythe. The Knave and the Maiden. 2004.

Hale, Deborah. Border Bride. 2002.

Hale, Deborah. The Last Champion. 2004.

Harper, Karen. The First Princess of Wales. 1984

Jackson, Lisa. Temptress. 2005.

Jones, Ellen. The Fatal Crown. 1991.

Jones, Ellen. Beloved Enemy: The Passions of Eleanor of Aquitaine. 1994.

Kaufman, Pamela. Shield of Three Lions. 1983.
    Other titles in the Crusader Trilogy:
        Banners of Gold. 1986.
        The Prince of Poison. 2006.

Kurland, Lynn. Another Chance to Dream. 1998.
    Other titles in the De Piaget series:
        If I Had You. 2000.
        Dreams of Stardust. 2005.
        When I Fall in Love. 2007.
        This is All I Ask. 1997.
        The More I See You. 1999.
        From This Moment On. 2002.
        Stardust of Yesterday. 1996.
        Love Came Just in Time. 2001.
        Til There Was You. 2009.
        One Enchanted Evening. 2010.
        One Magic Moment. 2011.
        All For You. 2012.

Latham, Julia. Thrill of the Knight. 2007.

Lofts, Norah. Eleanor the Queen. 2006.

Lofts, Norah. Knight’s Acre. 1975.
    Other titles in the Tallboys' Saga:
        The Homecoming. 1975.
        The Lonely Furrow. 1976.

Lofts, Norah. Madselin. 1968.

MacLean, Julianne. Claimed by the Highlander. 2011.

McKerrigan, Sarah. Danger’s Kiss. 2008.

Moning, Karen Marie. Beyond the Highland Mist. 1999.
     Also available: CD, eAudiobook

Plaidy, Jean. Another Chance to Dream. 1998.
    Other titles in the Plantagenet Saga:
        The Revolt of the Eaglets. 1977.
        The Heart of the Lion. 1977.
        The Prince of Darkness. 1978.
        The Battle of the Queens. 1978.
        Queen from Provence. 1979.
        The Follies of the King. 1980.
        The Vow on the Heron. 1980.
        Passage to Pontefract. 1981.
        The Star of Lancaster. 1981.
        Epitaph for Three Women. 1981.

Quinn, Paula. Lord of Seduction. 2006.

Quinn, Paula. Lord of Temptation. 2006.

Quinn, Paula. Ravished by a Highlander. 2010.

Riley, Judith Merkle. In Pursuit of the Green Lion. 1990.

Riley, Judith Merkle. A Vision of Light. 1989.

Seton, Anya. Avalon. 1965.

Seton, Anya. Katherine. 1982.
     Also available: CD

Tapestry. 2002. (Adult Romance 813.08508).

Welfonder, Sue-Ellen. Bride for a Knight. 2007.

Welfonder, Sue-Ellen. Only for a Knight. 2005.

Woodiwiss, Kathleen T. Everlasting. 2007.
     Also available: Large Type

Woodiwiss, Kathleen T. The Wolf and the Dove. 1974.
     Also available: Large Type

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