HNR Issue 16 (May 2001)

Unwise Passions: A True Story of a Remarkable Woman– and the First Great Scandal of Eighteenth-Century America

By Alan Pell Crawford - Published 2000



Unwise Passions is an engaging, thought-provoking biography that provides fascinating insight into an old scandal that wreaked havoc among several of the oldest ...Read Review


By Francine Rivers - Published 2001



Francine Rivers’ third novella in her Lineage of Grace series continues with the same simple charm of the previous novellas. Unshaken is the ...Read Review

Much Ado About Love

By Malia Martin - Published 2000



William Shakespeare’s plays may have been written by a number of other people, or so it’s claimed, but the premise of ...Read Review

American Woman

By R. Garcia y Robertson - Published 2001Published c1998



This novel’s finale will come as no surprise: on June 25, 1876, General George Armstrong Custer led the soldiers of the 7th Cavalry to ...Read Review

After the War

By Alice Adams - Published 2000



After the War takes place during and after World War II in a college town in North Carolina. The novel follows the characters ...Read Review

In the Mood for Murder (Homefront Mysteries)

By M.T. Jefferson - Published 2000Published 2000-09-01



The author of The Victory Dance Murder continues her series on the exploits of amateur detective Kate Fallon with a murder mystery set ...Read Review

Mortal Sins

By Penn Williamson - Published 2000



New Orleans’ reputation for political corruption and urban violence serves as an intriguing backdrop for the outlandish behavior and Mardi Gras mayhem also ...Read Review

Wainewright the Poisoner: The Confession of Thomas Griffiths Wainewright–Regency Author, Painter, Swindler and Probable Murderer–Woven from Historical Fragments

By Andrew Motion - Published 2000



Thomas Griffiths Wainewright began life in a household of leisured literati and ended, through attempts to maintain that life, as convict number 2325 in ...Read Review

The Hostage

By Mary R. DeMaine - Published 2000


AdventureBiographical Fiction

Although knowledge of the controversies over the Greek poet Homer may not be necessary for enjoyment of the story, readers should still take ...Read Review

Taiko: An Epic Novel of War and Glory in Feudal Japan

By (tr. William Scott Wilson; abridged) - By Eiji Yoshikawa - Published 2000


Biographical FictionEpicMilitary

This book spans a period between 1536 and 1583, and is essentially the story (very well-known there) of Toyotomi Hideyoshi’s rise from street brat ...Read Review