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A shrewd French nobleman commissions six lavish tapestries celebrating his rising status at Court. He hires the charismatic, arrogant, sublimely talented Nicolas des Innocents to design them. There, master weaver Georges de la Chapelle risks everything he has to finish the tapestries on time for his exacting French client. The results change all their lives—captured in the tapestries, for those who know where to look. Shadow on the Crown by Patricia Bracewell.
Thrust into an unfamiliar and treacherous court, Emma must defend herself against her enemies and secure her status as queen by bearing a son. Determined to outmaneuver her adversaries, Emma forges alliances with influential men at court and wins the affection of the English people. But her growing love for a man who is not her husband and the imminent threat of a Viking invasion jeopardize both her crown and her life. He loves his wife and children, helps his neighbors, and, above all, is unswervingly loyal to Keelwolf, the thane who virtually rules this part of Northumbria.
It is a turbulent time in Northumbria, but Edgar tends to his farming—until circumstances put a knife in his hand and murder in his heart. The Plague by Joanne Dahme. A narrative of mythic power, The Rock offers a grand tour of seventh-century Jerusalem and—by reminding us of how much Jews and Muslims once shared—serves as a bracing talisman for our times. The Needle in the Blood by Sarah Bower. Charismatic bishop Odo of Bayeux commissions a wall hanging, on a scale never seen before, to celebrate the conquest of Britain by his brother, William, Duke of Normandy. What he cannot anticipate is how utterly this will change his life—even more than the invasion itself.
His life becomes entangled with the women who embroider his hanging, especially Gytha—handmaiden to the fallen Saxon queen and his sworn enemy. Sand Daughter by Sarah Bryant. But when a mysterious stranger named Sulayman reveals the machinations behind her pending union, she suddenly finds herself a pawn in a deadly plot involving her own feuding tribe and the powerful Templar Knights.
Pilgrimage by Lucy Pick. An accidental encounter offers another path, and Gebirga flees her callous family with a pack of pilgrims headed along the road to Compostela.
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The news of the survival of Richard Plantagenet, Duke of York, has set royal houses ablaze with intrigue and rocked the fledgling Tudor dynasty. Lady Catherine Gordon has no doubt that her husband will succeed in his quest. But rather than assuming the throne, Catherine would soon be prisoner of King Henry VII, and her beloved husband would be stamped as an imposter. Empress by Shan Sa. King William Rufus is killed with an arrow on a hunt. Rumors start immediately that he was murdered.
Nineteen years later, in France, the poet Hilary the Englishman meets a strange man who offers to buy Hilary a meal if he does him a favor. He gives Hilary a pouch of silver, and a message to be delivered to Count Fulk in Anjou. But by morning the man is dead. Hilary knows only one man can help him. His former teacher, the brilliant Peter Abelard.
The Changeling by Kate Horsley. The revelation of her womanhood marks the beginning of her journey through a succession of changing identities—including son, wife, warrior, and mother—each of which brings its own special wisdom, but none of which, she discovers, can ultimately define her. Now is the Time by Melvyn Bragg. But within two weeks, the unthinkable happened: a vast force of common people invaded London, led by a former soldier, Walter Tyler, and the radical preacher John Ball, demanding freedom, equality and the complete uprooting of the Church and state.
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