Medieval

The Siege Scare (Sword Girl)

Frances Watts

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Though this figure looked so ample and billowy (as if you might lay your head upon its deep-breathing softness and rest safe forever), if you touched it you suffered a severe shock, no matter how many times you had touched it before.. .. There are bibliographies, resource lists and notes that tell you where they got their information. The captain was a raging alcoholic who abused her and beat her at every opportunity, blaming her for his failings. And in her graduation speech she strongly endorsed science and scientific experimentation, citing science as "the hope of our age" (O'Brien 113).

The Light of the Oracle

Victoria Hanley

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The significance of the 1860 royal tour of British North America by Queen Victoria’s son and heir, Prince Albert Edward, to Canadian society is also part of the fabric of the eight Anne novels. Put another way, for Cather, like millions of Americans, the Great War simply to be cast into coherent myth. The series is comprised of "Rites of Passage", "Close Quarters" and "Fire Down Below-To the End of the Earth". "U. Bestselling author Sharon Kay Penman tells the story of the king’s harrowing capture and imprisonment—and the price he paid—both in fortune and in love. (A Marian Wood Book/Putnam)

Minecraft: King Arthur and the Minecraft Diamond Sword:

M. E. Martin

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Show less In 14th-century France, Auda, a papermaker’s daughter whose tongue was torn out at birth, learns to read and write. Far from home, near Jerusalem, and found out in his disguise as a medical assistant, Taharka encounters two kings in conflict. Set in the historic background of the time with real events such as the Battle of Waterloo. Edith Lewis later recollected snippets of this fan mail: "'I was in France for over three years, first with the French Foreign Legion, and later with the Americans.

Through the Skylight

Ian Baucom

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This story ably blends the quest of Bjarki with the quest to convert England to Christianity undertaken so courageously by the missionaries. Please join me in giving a warm welcome to Eva, who offers us this tantalizing glimpse into her inspiration behind the novel. Rinaldi writes historical fiction pretty exclusively. Winifred’s bones serves as the catalyst for murder. Trilogy includes "Anne", "Fleur" and "Emily". "Knights of Dark Renown" 4 +? series by Graham Shelby.

The Executioner's Daughter

Laura E. Williams

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Other periods--such as the postmodern and modern periods--have no clearly defined ending or beginning point. Another martial cover image is used by Douglas Jackson’s Saviour of Rome but it is in stark contrast to the other two. It would be difficult to deny, however, that many working historians adopt Collingwood’s intuitivism rather than the Hempelian nomothetic deduction. The next morning C�cile slips away into the woods, climbs toward the ridge in the middle of the island, and comes out on "a waving green hayfield with a beautiful harp-shaped elm growing in the middle of it."

Son of Charlemagne

Barbara Willard

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When Frederick brings to her attention a case involving the son of the well-respected, highly connected Sir James Calderstone, Laetitia sets off for Lincolnshire to take up a position as the family's new governess--quickly making herself indispensable. I held it in the palm of my hand: When I stared at the stone, I could see myself inside it. But this is taste anthropologically understood, as an expression of cultural affiliation: what C�cile experiences—viscerally, like No�l Chabanel—is her distinct cultural "locatedness."

Crusades: Kids at the Crossroads

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Other historical dramas are fictionalized tales that are based on an actual person and their deeds, such as Braveheart, which is loosely based on the 13th-century knight William Wallace 's fight for Scotland 's independence. I like when an author can combine real and fictional characters so well, such as Teddy Roosevelt in these, and turn of the century NYC. Great writers such as Mary Renault and Margaret George bring alive great historical characters in realistic fiction and re-introduce them to us who have learnt of them in dry old history books at school and Uni.

Warrior Princess

Frewin Jones

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The name P Text comes from "Priestly Text." In 1692, a mass hysteria occurred in the town of Salem, Massachusetts. 140 arrests, 19 hangings, one crushed by rocks, and several dying in jail while awaiting their trial. She is consumed, to the last degree, to her dying words—"Ah, dear Adriance, dear, dear" ("A Death in the Desert," 217). Yet every page of the novel alludes subtly to the official rot that will soon be exposed at the Bastille. In other words Cather's subject, one of a life cut short by war, invited a then-popular discourse of mourning and commemoration.

The Green Men of Gressingham (Pathway Books)

Philip Ardagh

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He is determined to become a warrior like him and trains accordingly. So there was not much of a need of plot and characters. The Roman writer Tacitus tells us what little we know about Rufus, and it fits very closely with Breem's character, in moody temperament and ambitious new-man status, which was a self-made man from obscure birth. The first book in the Love By Numbers series and a major reason why Sarah MacLean is a leading voice in romance. Please feel free to add to this as I want to make it as complete as possible.

Robin and the Friar (Hopscotch Adventures)

Damian Harvey

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I had a difficult time believing he’d be able to keep the secrets with which he is entrusted and I didn’t understand why none of the Viponts ever think to follow Robin on his travels like some of the more minor characters do. The German word was Mist which is generally translated as manure. They are good though to get a basic historical storyline of a certain period and who the players are. But how can she naysay her mother and father?