HNR Issue 16 (May 2001)

Royal Bride

By Joan Wolf - Published 2001

Genres:

Romance

Joan Wolf, author of regencies, historical romances, and historical mysteries, has imagined a small country of Jura in which to set this novel. ...Read Review

A Student of Weather

By Elizabeth Hay - Published 2000Published 2001

Genres:

AdventureRomance

Maurice Dove, a botanist and student of weather, journeys from Ottawa to rural Saskatchewan in the mid-1930s to analyze the climate of ...Read Review

The Floating Lady Murder: A Harry Houdini Mystery (Harry Houdini Mysteries)

By Daniel Stashower - Published 2000

Genres:

Biographical FictionMystery/Crime

This sequel to The Dime Museum Murders is second in a mystery series featuring struggling young stage illusionist and escape artist Harry Houdini (1874...Read Review

Genpei

By Kara Dalkey - Published 2001

Genres:

FantasyLiterary

Imperial Japan in the twelfth century is the setting for the newest historical fantasy by the author of the Blood of the Goddess ...Read Review

A Curse of Silence: A Mystery of Ancient Egypt

By Lauren Haney - Published 2000

Genres:

LiteraryMystery/Crime

This is the fourth of Lauren Haney’s Lieutenant Bak series. A rumor sweeps down the Nile, from Kemet to Wawat: Queen Hatshepsut ...Read Review

Duchess

By Murray Levine - Published 2000

Genres:

Biographical FictionInspirationalLiterary

The Duchess of the title is Diane de Poitiers, one-time mistress to the King of France, François I, and thereafter, full-time mistress ...Read Review

White Rose (Una Rosa Blanca)

By Amy Ephron - Published (c1999)Published 2000

Genres:

AdventureBiographical FictionInspirational

Evangelina Cisneros is a political prisoner in a women’s prison in Havana in 1897 when Charles Duval arrives ostensibly to interview her for ...Read Review

The Lost Daughter of Happiness

By Geling Yan - Published 2001

Genres:

Romance

Lost Daughter of Happiness is a historical novel written in a film editor’s style, relating events and depicting the characters through a ...Read Review

Beulah Hill

By William Heffernan - Published 2001

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

The subject of rural race relations with its undercurrents of mob violence, police brutality, and class conflict is usually assumed to belong in ...Read Review

City of Angels (Shannon Saga, 1)

By James Scott Bell - By Tracie Peterson - Published 2001

Genres:

Saga

This novel, set on the cusp of the women’s rights movement in the first years of the 20th century, is about a ...Read Review