Our list of some of the best Medieval Fantasy books & series in recent years. Get inspired by one or more of the following books.
- Banished (Street Rats of Aramoor) (2017)
- When Highland Lightning Strikes (A Highland Talents Novella) (2015)
- The White Tower (The Aldoran Chronicles) (2016)
- Children of the Blessing (The Lemurian Chronicles) (2019)
- Warrior Princess (2009)
- Idylls of the King and a New Selection of Poems (Signet Classics) (2003)
- A Shadow in Summer: Book One of The Long Price Quartet (2007)
- Lost Worlds Fantasy Combat Book Game: Man with Short Sword and Dagger (1014) (1985)
- First lessons (A Medieval Tale) (2018)
- Water Sleeps: A Novel of the Black Company (Chronicles of The Black Company) (2000)
- Hurricane (Street Rats of Aramoor) (2017)
a lesson Ayrion learns the hard way.Raised in a society of mercenaries, competition can be deadly, and staying on top is a constant battle, one that has put not only his life in danger, but his family’s also.Beaten, imprisoned, and eventually banished, Ayrion faces his greatest challenge yet as he boards a cursed ship on his way to the capital city of Aramoor.But there’s more to this captain and crew than Ayrion knows, and once again he finds himself relying on every ounce of his training to…
A Man who would be LairdAngus MacAnalen fully expects to succeed his dead brother as Laird. But on the day of the Clan Council's vote, a new lass steals his breath and his heart, making him question the ambition that drives him.
For a thousand years magic has been banished throughout the Five Kingdoms, and those wielding it brought to justice.However, magic can never truly be destroyed.For the Jun’ri, the White Tower is a bastion of hope against this great evil. Its sole purpose is to hunt down those with magic and see them brought to a swift end.But for those of the Ven’ae unfortunate enough to born with these gifts, the White Tower stands for something else. Something dark. Something deadly.
“The only time I put it down was when I fell asleep reading!” ★★★★★ Long before the world of man, demons and demigods battled for dominance. After the demons were finally bound in the Well of Sacrifice, the system of good and evil became tentatively balanced. Now that balance is threatened. Marked at birth by thegods, Renn and Avaris set in motion an ancient prophecy that promises to shift the balance of power, so dark forces will rule unchecked.
Warrior Princess (2009)
You can be a warrior, if you choose to be.Fifteen-year-old Branwen’s life is changed forever when enemy Saxon troops attack her homeland and her brother is killed. Branwen wants to jump into action and avenge her brother’s death, but instead she is sent to a neighboring stronghold where she’ll be safe from harm.
Alfred, Lord Tennyson evokes past and present, seeking to reconcile the Victorian zeal for public progress with private despair. Full of eloquence, epic grandeur, and myth, his haunting, rhapsodic poems still cast their lyrical spell today.
The powerful city-state of Saraykeht is a bastion of peace and culture, a major center of commerce and trade. Its economy depends on the power of the captive spirit, Seedless, an andat bound to the poet-sorcerer Heshai for life. Enter the Galts, a juggernaut of an empire committed to laying waste to all lands with their ferocious army. Saraykeht, though, has always been too strong for the Galts to attack, but now they see an opportunity.
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Aliya is a medical school graduate gifted with both smarts and an athletic body. Her life seems perfectuntil she finds herself in a fatal car accident. Instead of dying, however, she wakes up in a completely different body in the middle of a half-ruined castle during alternate medieval times.
Regrouping in Taglios, the surviving members of the Black Company are determined to free their fellow warriors held in stasis beneath the glittering plain. Journeying there under terrible conditions, they arrive just in time for a magical conflagration in which the bones of the world will be revealed, the history of the Company unveiled, and new world gained and lostall at a terrible price.
Being labeled as the killer of your chieftain’s son . . . not so much.Banished from his home at thirteen, Ayrion makes his way to the capital city of Aramoor in hopes of starting a new life. With high aspirations of making a name for himself, he soon discovers how dangerous and unforgiving those streets can be.Can he learn to navigate Aramoor’s treacherous underbelly before it reaches up and swallows him whole?
Best Medieval Fantasy Books Worth Your Attention
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Imagination and Fantasy in the Middle Ages and Early Modern Time
Author(s): Albrecht Classen
ID: 3112190, Publisher: De Gruyter, Year: 2020, Size: 12 Mb, Format: pdf
Otherworlds : fantasy and history in medieval literature
Author(s): Byrne, Aisling Nora
ID: 1680141, Publisher: Oxford University Press, Year: 2016, Size: 1 Mb, Format: pdf
Fantasy Writers' Phrase Book: Essential Reference for All Authors of Fantasy Adventure and Medieval Historical Fiction (Writers' Phrase Books Book 4)
Author(s): Jackson Dean Chase
ID: 2550494, Publisher: Jackson Dean Chase, Inc., Year: 2016, Size: 578 Kb, Format: epub
Please note that this booklist is not definite. Some books are really record-breakers according to The Wall Street Journal, others are composed by unknown writers. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant books you could recommend? Leave a comment if you have any feedback on the list.