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Exciting Adventures Through History

Jem
The list author says: "All these novels are fast-paced; most are exciting adventure stories. If you are not usually a fan of historical fiction, these books will change your mind!"
Pope Joan: A Novel
Pope Joan: A Novel
"New revised edition! Whether or not one believes in Joan as Pope, this is a compelling story, filled with all kinds of lore: the brutishness of the Dark Ages, Vatican intrigue, politics and favoritism."
Lion of Ireland (Celtic World of Morgan Llywelyn)
Lion of Ireland (Celtic World of Morgan Llywelyn)
"Excellent tale about Brian Boru, the 1st "Emperor of the Irish.""
Brethren (Raised by Wolves)
Brethren (Raised by Wolves)
"Set during the late 1600's.  The adventures of the roguish Viscount of Marsdale as he comes to the New World and joins a pirate crew.  The sequel, "Matelots" also available!"
Matelots: Raised by Wolves, Volume Two
Matelots: Raised by Wolves, Volume Two
"Sequel to Brethren!  books 3 and 4 (conclusion) also available."
The Jaguar Princess
The Jaguar Princess
"Aztec/Mayan Empires"
Grania: She-King of the Irish Seas
Grania: She-King of the Irish Seas
"She was a pirate; this is her story.  Morgan Llywelyn writes awesome historical fiction set in Ireland."
The Red Tent
The Red Tent
"Set in biblical times.  An insider's look at the daily life of a biblical sorority of mothers and wives and their one and only daughter, Dinah."
Black Ships
Black Ships
Mozart's Blood
Mozart's Blood
The Grey Horse
The Grey Horse
The Firebrand
The Firebrand
"Cassandra could see the future, but was cursed by the god Apollo that no one would believe her. Loosley based on the Illiad.  Great!!"
Counterpoint: Dylan's Story
Counterpoint: Dylan's Story
The Clan of the Cave Bear: Earth's Children, Book One
The Clan of the Cave Bear: Earth's Children, Book One
"A phenomenal series about Earth's Children at the time of the Neanderthals."
The Valley of Horses (Earth's Children, Book 2)
The Valley of Horses (Earth's Children, Book 2)
"Ayla's story continues as she settles, alone, in a Valley after being banished from the clan."
The Mammoth Hunters: Earth's Children, Book Three
The Mammoth Hunters: Earth's Children, Book Three
"No longer alone, Ayla and Jondolar begin the journey to return to his people."
Nefertiti: A Novel
Nefertiti: A Novel
The Heretic Queen:  Heiress of Misfortune, Pharaoh's Beloved
The Heretic Queen: Heiress of Misfortune, Pharaoh's Beloved
Innocent Traitor: A Novel of Lady Jane Grey
Innocent Traitor: A Novel of Lady Jane Grey
"Lady Jane Grey ruled as queen for 9 days before being overthrown and executed by the rightful heir--Bloody Mary."
The Last Queen: A Novel
The Last Queen: A Novel
"About the "insane" daughter of Ferdinand and Isabella of Spain."
Cry to Heaven
Cry to Heaven
"a novel of the castrati"
She-Wolves: The Women Who Ruled England Before Elizabeth
She-Wolves: The Women Who Ruled England Before Elizabeth
The Fall of Atlantis
The Fall of Atlantis
"Title says it all."
The Pillars of the Earth
The Pillars of the Earth
Perfume: The Story of a Murderer
Perfume: The Story of a Murderer
The Jewel of Medina: A Novel
The Jewel of Medina: A Novel
"The story of the Prophet Muhammad's third wife."
The Borgia Bride: A Novel
The Borgia Bride: A Novel
"Decadent!  Sancha de Aragon, princess of Naples, falls into a steamy affair with her brother-in-law, the dashing Cesare, cardinal of Valencia."
The Dark Queen: A Novel (The Dark Queen Saga)
The Dark Queen: A Novel (The Dark Queen Saga)
Hawk of May (Down the Long Wind)
Hawk of May (Down the Long Wind)
Mordred, Bastard Son (Mordred Trilogy)
Mordred, Bastard Son (Mordred Trilogy)
"Unique interpretation of the Arthurian tale."
I, Claudius From the Autobiography of Tiberius Claudius Born 10 B.C. Murdered and Deified A.D. 54 (Vintage International)
I, Claudius From the Autobiography of Tiberius Claudius Born 10 B.C. Murdered and Deified A.D. 54 (Vintage International)
"A fictional autobiography of Roman Emperor Claudius, who took the thrown after Caligula was assassinated by his own guards.  Paranoid, much?"
Snow Moon Rising
Snow Moon Rising
"Set during WWII, following a gyspsy girl as she tries to survive in a violently changing world.  This author just won the Alice B. Medal!"
The Secrets of Jin-shei
The Secrets of Jin-shei
"This fast-paced, imaginative, and thoroughly engrossing fantasy explores the meaning of friendship and loyalty among eight young women--sisters of the heart--in a mythical Chinese realm."
The Lady
The Lady
Promise of the Wolves: A Novel (The Wolf Chronicles)
Promise of the Wolves: A Novel (The Wolf Chronicles)
"Imagine Clan of the Cave Bear, only the main characters are all animals.  Excellent!"
Cleopatra's Heir
Cleopatra's Heir
The Lady Elizabeth: A Novel (Random House Reader's Circle)
The Lady Elizabeth: A Novel (Random House Reader's Circle)
Druids
Druids
"The story is told by the Druid Ainvar, whose "soul friend" Vercingetorix leads the Gauls in their doomed defense of freedom against Caesar."
The Greener Shore: A Novel of the Druids of Hibernia
The Greener Shore: A Novel of the Druids of Hibernia
"After Julius Caesar triumphs over Gaul, the druid Ainvar and his three wives sail west, steering clear of Roman-occupied Albion, to the brilliant green island of Hibernia. Sequel."
The Phoenix
The Phoenix
"New revised edition! A street urchin is transforms himself into an accomplished actor.  He has wealth & privilege, but the love of his life is one whom he should not love..."
Zenobia (Warrior Queen)
Zenobia (Warrior Queen)
"The Roman's assasinated her husband. She pulled herself out of despair and led her army against an ally turned enemy."