HNR Issue 14 (November 2000)

A Close Run Thing: A Novel of Wellington’s Army of 1815

By Allan Mallinson - Published 2000

Genres:

AdventureMilitaryRomance

Debut author Mallinson brings to vivid life the travails and triumphs of Matthew Hervey, cornet in the (fictional) Sixth Light Dragoons cavalry regiment. “...Read Review

Jayber Crow

By Wendell Berry - Published 2000

Genres:

Literary

Wandering into a TV version of this, you might be tempted to switch straight over – that would be a pity. Jayber Crow’s ...Read Review

The Advocate

By Bill A. Mesce Jr. - Published 2000

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

This is a military mystery set in WWII England: the mystery concerns the shooting down of an American Airforce fighter by two other ...Read Review

The Glass Harmonica

By Louise Marley - Published 2000

Genres:

Fantasy

Eilish Eam is a young Irish orphan living on the streets of eighteenth century London. Erin Rushton is a concert musician living in ...Read Review

The Stone of Light (Nefer the Silent, Volume 1)

By Christian Jacq - Published 2000

Genres:

Mystery/CrimeThriller

  The Stone of Light is volume one in the story of Nefer the Silent, a craftsman in ancient Egypt during the last ...Read Review

Bianca

By Robert Elegant - Published 1992Published 2000

Genres:

SagaThriller

Elegant paints a colorful portrait of Renaissance Venice at the height of its glory in the mid to late 16th century. Bianca, a ...Read Review

Wildwood Boys: A Novel

By James Carlos Blake - Published 2000

Genres:

MilitaryWestern

William (Bill) Anderson lived peacefully enough on his parents’ farm together with his brother and three sisters. They were a musical family, fond ...Read Review

Honorable Company: A Novel of India Before the Raj

By Allan Mallinson - Published 2000

Genres:

AdventureThriller

In August 1815, Captain Matthew Hervey, aide-de-camp to the Duke of Wellington, is summoned by the Duke and given an important and secret mission: ...Read Review

The Hatbox Baby

By Carrie Brown - Published 2000

Genres:

LiteraryRomance

  Diane Arbus meets Fritz Lang in this World’s Fair as metaphor for life. Carnival freaks are human beings, and human beings ...Read Review

The Messenger

By Mayra Montero - Published 1999

Genres:

Biographical FictionRomance

In 1920, Aida Cheng, the daughter of a Chinese man and Cuban woman, is propelled into a fantastic situation. Before she dies, she reveals ...Read Review