Books about Chivalry

  1. Don Quixote

    by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
    An aging knight's adventures and misadventures, filled with chivalry, honor, and satire.

    Don Quixote has become so entranced by reading chivalric romances that he determines to become a knight-errant himself. In the company of his faithful squire, Sancho Panza, his exploits blossom in ... (Goodreads)

  2. A Red-Rose Chain

    by Seanan McGuire
    Toby Daye, a changeling knight, must navigate political intrigue and danger to protect her loved ones.

    Things are looking up. For the first time in what feels like years, October “Toby” Daye has been able to pause long enough to take a breath and look at her life—and she likes what she sees. She has ... (Goodreads)

  3. Sword of Destiny

    by Andrzej Sapkowski
    Epic fantasy adventure of a witcher on a quest to protect the world from dark forces.

    The anthology consists of several stories, loosely linked in a chronology. The short stories in this collection take place before the events of the novels and introduce characters that become major ... (Wikipedia)

  4. The Dharma Bums

    by Jack Kerouac
    A journey of self-discovery, fueled by a passion for Buddhism and nature.

    The character Japhy drives Ray Smith's story, whose penchant for simplicity and Zen Buddhism influenced Kerouac on the eve of the sudden and unpredicted success of, On the Road, . The action shifts ... (Wikipedia)

  5. Cyrano de Bergerac

    by Edmond Rostand
    A tale of unrequited love, an unlikely hero's journey for acceptance and admiration.

    Hercule Savinien de Cyrano de Bergerac , a cadet (nobleman serving as a soldier) in the French Army , is a brash, strong-willed man of many talents. In addition to being a remarkable duelist, he is a ... (Wikipedia)

  6. Le Morte d'Arthur: King Arthur and the Legends of the Round Table

    by Thomas Malory
    Epic tale of King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table, their chivalrous adventures and ultimate demise.

    Ο Αρθούρος, ο Λάνσελοτ, ο Μέρλιν, η βασίλισσα Γκουίνεβιαρ, το Εξκάλιμπερ, η Κυρά της Λίμνης, ο Τρίστραμ και η Ιζόλδη, οι μονομαχίες, οι ηρωισμοί, οι δολοπλοκίες, η γενναιότητα - και φυσικά η ... (Goodreads)

  7. The Three Musketeers

    by Alexandre Dumas
    An adventurous tale of friendship, courage, and battle in 17th century France.

    In 1625 France, d'Artagnan leaves his family in Gascony and travels to Paris to join the Musketeers of the Guard . At a house in Meung-sur-Loire , an older man derides d'Artagnan's horse. Insulted, ... (Wikipedia)

  8. Sir Gawain and the Green Knight

    by Unknown
    A classic Arthurian fantasy tale of loyalty, honor, and courage.

    Written by an anonymous 14th-century poet, this epic poem is recognized as an equal of Chaucer's masterworks and of the great Old English poems, including "Beowulf." This edition includes a Preface ... (Goodreads)

  9. Royal Assassin

    by Robin Hobb
    A journey of self-discovery and growth, as a young man discovers his hidden powers and learns to use them.

    Fitz has survived his first hazardous mission as king’s assassin, but is left little more than a cripple. Battered and bitter, he vows to abandon his oath to King Shrewd, remaining in the distant ... (Goodreads)

  10. The Legends of King Arthur and His Knights

    by James Knowles
    Legends of King Arthur, the Knights of the Round Table, and their adventures in pursuit of honor and justice.

    What starts as a rags to riches story transforms into an adventure as this collection of legends explores the triumphs and failures of a young king and his accomplices., When Arthur, a young boy ... (Barnes & Noble)

  11. Fool's Fate

    by Robin Hobb
    Epic fantasy adventure of a young man's struggle to save his homeland from war and destruction.

    Once assassin to the king, Fitz is now Skillmaster to Prince Dutiful's small band, sailing towards the distant Out Island of Aslevjal. His duty is to help the Prince fulfil the Narcheska Elliania's ... (Wikipedia)

  12. The Faerie Queene

    by Edmund Spenser
    A classic tale of heroism, courage, and love in a mythical kingdom.

    The Faerie Queene was the first epic in English and one of the most influential poems in the language for later poets from Milton to Tennyson. Dedicating his work to Elizabeth I, Spenser brilliantly ... (Goodreads)

  13. The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood

    by Howard Pyle
    Legendary outlaw Robin Hood fights injustice and defends the oppressed with his band of merry men.

    The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood of Great Renown in Nottinghamshire is an 1883 novel by the American illustrator and writer Howard Pyle. Consisting of a series of episodes in the story of the ... (Goodreads)

  14. The Hedge Knight

    by Ben Avery
    A young knight embarks on a quest to prove himself worthy of the chivalric code of honor.

    Contains an all new exclusive short story by George R. R. Martin! An adaptation of Martin's hit novel, bringing the world of A Song of Ice and Fire to life in comic book form. Night falls over the ... (Goodreads)

  15. The Hedge Knight

    by George R.R. Martin
    A lowborn squire's quest to become a knight, amidst a tapestry of political intrigue and personal conflict.

    A novella originally published August 25, 1998 in the Legends anthology, edited by Robert Silverberg. Set in the world of the Song of Ice and Fire series eighty-nine years before the events of the ... (Goodreads)

  16. The Song of Roland

    by Unknown
    Epic poem of a knight's heroic battle against a powerful enemy.

    On 15 August 778, Charlemagne’s army was returning from a successful expedition against Saracen Spain when its rearguard was ambushed in a remote Pyrenean pass. Out of this skirmish arose a stirring ... (Goodreads)

  17. Castles

    by Julie Garwood
    A passionate romance between a medieval knight and a beautiful young woman.

    Orphaned and besieged Princess Alesandra knew that only hasty marriage to an Englishman could protect her from the turmoil in her own land. To the amusement of her makeshift guardian, Colin, younger ... (Goodreads)

  18. A Kingdom of Dreams

    by Judith McNaught
    A fairy-tale romance between a dashing nobleman and a country girl, set in the Highlands of Scotland.

    Jennifer Merrick is the feisty daughter of a Scottish laird. Royce Westmoreland, the "Black Wolf", is sent by the King of England to wage war against Scotland. When Royce's brother, Stefan ... (Wikipedia)

  19. Whitney, My Love

    by Judith McNaught
    A sweeping romance of two lovers from opposite sides of society, struggling against impossible odds.

    Fresh from her triumphs in Paris society, Whitney Stone returns to England determined to win the heart of her childhood love. However, in order to save himself from ruin, her father has come to an ... (Goodreads)

  20. Flashman

    by George MacDonald Fraser
    A cowardly British soldier's misadventures as he navigates the volatile world of 19th century imperial politics.

    Coward, scoundrel, lover and cheat, but there is no better man to go into the jungle with. Join Flashman in his adventures as he survives fearful ordeals and outlandish perils across the four corners ... (Goodreads)

  21. Hood

    by Stephen R. Lawhead
    A young man's battle against dark forces to save ancient Britain from destruction.

    Robin Hood The Legend Begins Anew For centuries, the legend of Robin Hood and his band of thieves has captivated the imagination. Now the familiar tale takes on new life, fresh meaning, and an ... (Goodreads)

  22. The Scarlet Pimpernel

    by Emmuska Orczy
    A daring rescue mission of victims of the French Revolution, under the disguise of a mysterious hero.

    The Scarlet Pimpernel is set in 1792, during the early stages of the French Revolution . Marguerite St. Just, a beautiful French actress, is the wife of wealthy English fop Sir Percy Blakeney, a ... (Wikipedia)

  23. One Good Knight

    by Mercedes Lackey
    An epic fantasy featuring a knight on a quest to save a damsel in distress.

    The story is set in Acadia, which is ruled by its queen, Cassiopeia and her adviser and magician, Solon. Princess Andromeda (Andie) is highly intelligent, finds life in the royal palace dull, and ... (Wikipedia)

  24. Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, Pearl, and Sir Orfeo

    by Unknown
    Epic poem of a knight's quest to save his kingdom, and two moral tales of faith and love.

    Sir Gawain and the Green Knight and Pearl are two poems by an unknown author written in about 1400. Sir Gawain is a romance, a fairy-tale for adults, full of life and colour; but it is also much more ... (Goodreads)

  25. Knight's Shadow

    by Sebastien de Castell
    A young knight must grapple with his newfound responsibilities while leading a rebellion against a tyrannical ruler.

    Following his beloved debut, Traitor's Blade , Sebastien de Castell returns with volume two of his fast-paced fantasy adventure series, inspired by the swashbuckling action and witty banter of The ... (Goodreads)

  26. The Hollow Hills

    by Mary Stewart
    A young man's quest to restore peace to a magical kingdom and become its rightful leader.

    Keeping watch over the young Arthur Pendragon, the prince and prophet Merlin Ambrosius is haunted by dreams of the magical sword Caliburn, which has been hidden for centuries. When Uther Pendragon is ... (Goodreads)

  27. Knight of Darkness

    by Kinley MacGregor
    A tormented knight seeks redemption and love in medieval Scotland, while battling his inner demons and enemies.

    For countless centuries, I've been the assassin for the infamous Merlin, even though the woman who birthed me sits at the right hand of our enemy, Morgen le Fey. Now both my mother and Morgen have ... (Goodreads)

  28. A Knight of the Seven Kingdoms

    by George R.R. Martin
    A gritty fantasy tale of knights and dragons, set in a time of chaos and war.

    A century before A GAME OF THRONES, two unlikely heroes wandered Westeros… A KNIGHT OF THE SEVEN KINGDOMS compiles the first three official prequel novellas to George R.R. Martin’s ongoing ... (Goodreads)

  29. The Tournament at Gorlan

    by John Flanagan
    A young Ranger named Halt and his friends compete in a tournament to become knights. But something sinister is afoot.

    When Halt and Crowley discover that the ambitious Morgarath has been infiltrating the Rangers in order to corrupt the Corps, the young Rangers travel north to find Prince Duncan, seeking a royal ... (Goodreads)

  30. The Royal Ranger: A New Beginning

    by John Flanagan
    A young man's quest to protect the kingdom and become a Ranger, despite personal doubts.

    Will Treaty tries to cope with the death of Alyss, who died in a fire set in an inn by a gang leader (Jory Ruhl) when she went back inside the burning building to save a young child. Will's friends ... (Wikipedia)

  31. Excalibur

    by Bernard Cornwell
    Epic tale of Arthurian legend, as Arthur struggles to unite the divided kingdom of Britain.

    In The Winter King and Enemy of God Bernard Cornwell demonstrated his astonishing ability to make the oft-told legend of King Arthur fresh and new for our time. Now, in this riveting final volume of ... (Goodreads)

  32. Lady Knight

    by Tamora Pierce
    A fantasy adventure of a young woman warrior, struggling to balance her duty and her heart.

    War with the neighboring country of Scanra is declared at last, and Kel finds herself in charge of a refugee camp. Her district commander, Lord Wyldon, has chosen not to place her in control of a ... (Wikipedia)

  33. When Love Awaits

    by Johanna Lindsey
    A medieval romance between a knight and a lady, filled with passion, danger, and intrigue.

    Once Lady Leonie cursed 'the Black Wolf' - handsome Rolfe d'Ambert, the mercenary Lord of Kempston - for his bloody deeds and cruelty to the local peasants. Now she must marry the magnificent ... (Goodreads)

  34. 1356

    by Bernard Cornwell
    A tale of honor and courage, as a peasant's army fights to liberate France from English rule.

    Thomas of Hookton prefers to be known as le bâtard, the leader of the Hellequin, his band of mercenaries fighting in France. He and Genevieve have a son Hugh, already in training to use a yew bow. ... (Wikipedia)

  35. The Iron King

    by Maurice Druon
    Epic historical fiction of the Middle Ages, as dynasties pay the price of ambition.

    Set in the 14th century during the reigns of the last five kings of the direct Capetian dynasty and the first two kings of the House of Valois , the series begins as the French King Philip the Fair , ... (Wikipedia)

  36. Little Lord Fauntleroy

    by Frances Hodgson Burnett
    Rich and poor boy switch places, discovering the power of kindness, goodness and love.

    In a shabby New York City side street in the mid-1880s, young Cedric Errol lives with his mother (known to him as "Dearest") in genteel poverty after the death of his father, Captain Cedric Errol. ... (Wikipedia)

  37. King Arthur and His Knights: Selected Tales

    by Thomas Malory
    A collection of stories of the legendary King Arthur and his heroic knights.

    Thomas Malory, knight, adventurer, and soldier, was born in the early years of the fifteenth century and died on March 14, 1471, having spent much of the last twenty years of his life in prison. It ... (Goodreads)

  38. Dragonsbane

    by Barbara Hambly
    A wizard and a warrior set out to slay a dragon terrorizing a kingdom, but discover a deeper conspiracy.

    A witch, Jenny Waynest, and lord, John Aversin, who live in the decaying Northlands are approached by a young southern noble, Gareth, who requests they slay a dragon in the capital city of Bel to the ... (Wikipedia)

  39. The Archer's Tale

    by Bernard Cornwell
    A young archer's quest to avenge his family, while also finding his place in a turbulent world.

    The narrative begins in the village of Hookton, where Thomas is growing up under his once mad father, who is also the village priest. Thomas has been training secretly with a bow, despite the fact ... (Wikipedia)

  40. To Tame a Highland Warrior

    by Karen Marie Moning
    A fierce Highland warrior is captured by a headstrong woman who seeks revenge against his clan. Passion and danger ensue.

    A Woman's Tender Touch He was born to a clan of warriors of supernatural strength, but Gavrael McIllioch abandoned his name and his Highland castle, determined to escape the dark fate of his ... (Goodreads)

  41. A Higher Call: An Incredible True Story of Combat and Chivalry in the War-Torn Skies of World War II

    by Adam Makos
    True story of the remarkable chivalry between two pilots in the heat of battle during World War II.

    THE INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER: “Beautifully told.”,—CNN ,• ,“A remarkable story...worth retelling and celebrating.”—,USA Today ,• ,“Oh, it’s a good one!”,—Fox News,, A “beautiful story of a ... (Barnes & Noble)

  42. The Greatest Knight

    by Elizabeth Chadwick
    The story of William Marshal, a knight who rose from obscurity to become one of the most powerful men in medieval England.

    A medieval historical novel about William Marshal, probably the greatest knight of the Middle Ages. This is the story of how he rose through the dangerous world of Angevin politics to become one of ... (Goodreads)

  43. Don Quixote - Vol. 1

    by J.R. Cuenot
    A knight's quest for chivalrous glory, accompanied by his loyal sidekick.

    Una coleccion que adapta grandes obras y autores de la literatura escrita en espanol.Cada titulo incluye:Una breve presentacion de la vida y obra del autor. El texto adaptado. Una seleccion de partes ... (Goodreads)

  44. The Black Arrow

    by Robert Louis Stevenson
    Adventure story of a young man's quest to restore the rightful heir to a throne.

    From the beloved author of, Treasure Island, Originally serialized in a periodical of boys' adventure fiction, The Black Arrow is a swashbuckling portrait of a young man's journey to discover the ... (Goodreads)

  45. Vagabond

    by Bernard Cornwell
    A thrilling tale of a daring young swordsman's quest for justice, revenge, and glory.

    Arrows On The Hill Thomas, Eleanor and Father Hobbe journey to the north of England to speak with the old Monk Brother Collimore, who knows of the Holy Grail, in city of Durham . Unknown to them, the ... (Wikipedia)

  46. Ivanhoe

    by Walter Scott
    An epic tale of chivalry, heroism and romance set in 12th century England.

    For this novel, Scott moved far away from the setting of his own turbulent time. He went back to the late 12th century, and to England rather than the Scottish settings of all his previous novels. He ... (Goodreads)

  47. The Hedge Knight II: Sworn Sword

    by Ben Avery
    A knight and his squire are caught in the middle of a feud between two noble families. Honor, loyalty, and justice are put to the test.

    Follow the sequel to George R.R. Martin's 'The Hedge Knight' as Ser Duncan the Tall and his squire Egg make their way into the countryside and find themselves in the midst of a new adventure. ... (Goodreads)

  48. The Mystery Knight

    by George R.R. Martin
    A knight embarks on a quest for justice, with help from a mysterious stranger.

    The Mystery Knight is a novella published in 2010 as part of the Warriors anthology, edited by George R. R. Martin and Gardner Dozois. It is the third in the series of "Dunk and Egg" stories. ... (Goodreads)

  49. Gentle Warrior

    by Julie Garwood
    Medieval romance between a strong-willed woman and a fierce warrior. A tale of love, loyalty, and adventure.

    An alternate cover edition can be found, here,. From the New York Times bestselling author of Ransom comes an exquisite tender tale of love, adventure and passion! In feudal England, Elizabeth ... (Goodreads)

  50. Twenty Years After

    by Alexandre Dumas
    Musketeers reunite to battle political intrigue and enemies of the French crown.

    'At this game, whoever does not kill is killed.' Twenty Years After (1845), the sequel to The Three Musketeers , is a supreme creation of suspense and heroic adventure. Two decades have passed since ... (Goodreads)

  51. Devil's Cub

    by Georgette Heyer
    A young woman embarks on a daring mission to rescue her abducted brother, finding love along the way.

    The son of the Duke and Duchess of Avon, the Marquis of Vidal is known as Devil's Cub not only for the excesses of his father but for his own wild habits. As he is paying court to a girl of the ... (Wikipedia)

  52. The Dragon and the George

    by Gordon R. Dickson
    A man is transported to a magical world where he becomes a dragon and must rescue his love from an evil wizard.

    Jim Eckert holds a doctorate in medieval history and is hoping for an instructor position at a Minnesota university, where he works as an assistant to a history professor. He is engaged to marry ... (Wikipedia)

  53. The Rogue Not Taken

    by Sarah MacLean
    Spirited Lady Sophie flees her aristocratic family and finds herself on a wild adventure with the handsome and roguish King of London's underworld.

    Lady Sophie’s Society Splash When Sophie, the least interesting of the Talbot sisters, lands her philandering brother-in-law backside-first in a goldfish pond in front of all society, she becomes the ... (Barnes & Noble)

  54. The Gift

    by Julie Garwood
    A young woman is forced into marriage with a Scottish laird, but finds love and adventure in the Highlands.

    Alternate cover for this ISBN can be found, here, A child bride, Sara Winchester had grown into a winsome beauty, joyfully anticipating the day when her husband Nathan, Marquess of St. James, would ... (Goodreads)

  55. Ransom

    by Julie Garwood
    A knight must save a kidnapped princess from a powerful enemy, and protect his newfound love.

    In England, during the reign of King Richard I , Gillian, as a young child, is woken up in the middle of the night by her father. Alford the Red, and his soldiers have breached their home, ... (Wikipedia)

  56. Honor's Splendour

    by Julie Garwood
    A medieval romance between a fierce warrior and a headstrong lady, set against the backdrop of political intrigue and danger.

    This classic medieval romance from New York Times bestselling author Julie Garwood is a fan favorite—a beautiful lady needs rescue from a knight in shining armor, and gets an alpha warrior instead. ... (Goodreads)

  57. The Adventures of Robin Hood

    by Roger Lancelyn Green
    A heroic outlaw who steals from the rich to give to the poor in a thrilling medieval adventure.

    Robin Hood is champion of the poor and oppressed by 12th-century England against the cruel power of Prince John and the brutal Sheriff of Nottingham. He takes refuge with his Merrie Men in the vast ... (Goodreads)

  58. The Eagles' Brood

    by Jack Whyte
    The story of the Roman Empire's collapse and the rise of King Arthur, told through the eyes of a young warrior.

    The Eagles' Brood, continues the saga of the Colony known as Camulod, and the tale of the descendants of those brave Romans who forged a new way of life for the Celt and Roman peoples when the Roman ... (Goodreads)

  59. The Squire's Tale

    by Gerald Morris
    A humorous retelling of the classic Arthurian legend, featuring a squire who becomes a knight and goes on a quest for love.

    Life for the young orphan Terence has been peaceful, living with Trevisant, the old Hermit in a quiet, isolated wood. That is, until the day a strange green sprite leads him to Gawain, King Arthur's ... (Goodreads)

  60. The Singing Sword

    by Jack Whyte
    The story of King Arthur's rise to power, told through the eyes of his trusted friend and advisor, Myrddin Emrys.

    We know the legends: Arthur brought justice to a land that had known only cruelty and force; his father, Uther, carved a kingdom out of the chaos of the fallen Roman Empire; the sword Excalibur, ... (Goodreads)

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