HNR Issue 106 (November 2023)

The Things We’ll Never Have

By Hilary Hauck - Published 2023


In this novel set in mid-1960s London, we are introduced to the protagonist, Everleigh, about to have her fondest wish come true. ...Read Review


By Sharon Cameron - Published 2023


Children/Young Adult

The daughter of Amsterdam artists, eighteen-year-old Isa de Smit has suffered ever since her mother’s death and the Nazi occupation of the ...Read Review

Under the Cover of Mercy

By Rebecca Connolly - Published 2023


Inspirational Romance

As the German Army marches into Belgium in 1914, Edith Cavell, Matron of the Red Cross’ Berkendael Medical Institute, meets with the new Military ...Read Review


By Nikki Marmery - Published 2023



Feminist in outlook and tone, Marmery’s well-researched novel relates the creation, banishment, and subsequent wanderings over time of the legendary Lilith, the ...Read Review

The Murder of Andrew Johnson (The John Hay Mysteries, 3)

By Burt Solomon - Published 2023



Andrew Johnson, the seventeenth president of the United States, dies of a stroke (known then as apoplexy) on July 31, 1875. This historical novel imagines ...Read Review


By Patricia Reis - Published 2023


Immigrant German pioneer farming families in Iowa provide the historical setting for this novel, a fictionalized story of the author’s own family ...Read Review

A Horse Named Sky (A Voice of the Wilderness Novel)

By Rosanne Parry - Published 2023


Children/Young AdultWestern

From the moment this tale opens in Virginia Range, Nevada Territory, in autumn 1856, the reader shares the viewpoint of Sky, a foal born ...Read Review

The Campbell Sisters

By Eileen Joyce Donovan - Published 2023



Helen, Carolyn and Peggy Campbell, young women in their twenties, live in New York in 1955 with their strict Irish immigrant parents. Helen, the ...Read Review

The Shanghai Secret: A Gilded Age Mystery (The Tidewater Chronicles)

By Vanessa Lind - Published 2023



1888 Astoria, Oregon. The intrigue begins when seventeen-year-old Josephine Felch, the daughter of a salmon cannery magnate, is hired to assist Cecil Wisener, the ...Read Review