HNR Issue 16 (May 2001)

Sarah: Women of Genesis

By Orson Scott Card - Published 2000


Biographical FictionLiterary

As the second daughter of a king-in-exile, young Princess Sarai has been promised as a priestess to the Temple of Asherah.  But when ...Read Review

The Poyson Garden

By Karen Harper - Published (c1999)Published 2000


Biographical FictionMystery/Crime

“Down wi’ the Boleyns, e’en the royal one!” is the cry of a group dedicated to the destruction of the Boleyn family, ...Read Review

The Wide World Dreaming

By JoAnne Soper Cook - Published 2000


Biographical FictionMilitary

The Wide World Dreaming tells the story of Napoleon’s life, beginning with his childhood on Corsica. Told in the first person from ...Read Review

Going Home (Skye’s West)

By Richard S. Wheeler - Published 2000


AdventureBiographical Fiction

This novel opens at the tail end of the Rendezvous of 1832. Englishman Barnaby Skye has to make a choice. His job as a ...Read Review

Perlman’s Ordeal

By Brooks Hansen - Published (c1999)Published 2000Published 2000-10-01


Alternate HistoryFantasy

Set in London during one September week in 1906, Brooks Hansen’s third novel charts the struggle of hypnotist Dr. August Perlman’s battle ...Read Review

Promise of Light: A Novel

By Paul Watkins - Published 2000



It’s the unusual death of Ben Sheridan’s father that stalks him throughout this novel.  Sheridan’s search takes him from his ...Read Review

The Wolf King

By Alice Borchardt - Published 2001



Although some readers may want to read Ms. Borchardt’s two previous novels, The Silver Wolf and Night of the Wolf, The Wolf ...Read Review

Stone Tables

By Orson Scott Card - Published 2000


Biographical FictionInspirational

Card once again produces an enjoyable story of biblical fiction, his Stone Tables is the story of Moses and the Exodus, but with ...Read Review

A Mystery of Errors

By Simon Hawke - Published 2000


Biographical FictionMystery/Crime

After viewing a performance by a traveling theater troupe, stage-struck apprentice blacksmith Symington “Tuck” Smythe leaves his country village and heads for London, ...Read Review

Gabriel’s Story

By David Anthony Durham - Published 2001



“I reckon we’re nowhere.” This declaration comes from Gabriel Lynch at his first sight of 1870’s Kansas, a flat prairie with few ...Read Review

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