HNR Issue 17 (August 2001)

The Raid: A Dramatic Retelling of Ireland’s Epic Tale

By Randy Lee Eickhoff - Published 1997


Eickhoff has taken on the mammoth task of “dramatically” retelling the story of Ireland, the Tain Bo Cualigne, in several books being published ...Read Review

The Twylight Tower

By Karen Harper - Published 2001


Biographical FictionMystery/Crime

The Twylight Tower is Karen Harper’s third Elizabeth I Mystery, in which she sets out to solve one of the greatest historical ...Read Review

Raven Mocker

By Don Coldsmith - Published 2001



The twenty-ninth entry in Coldsmith’s Spanish Bit Saga, Raven Mocker follows the story of Snakewater, a conjurer (healer) of the Cherokee people ...Read Review

Boone’s Lick

By Larry McMurtry - Published 2000



Boone’s Lick is the small settlement in Missouri where 15- year-old Shay Cecil (who narrates the story) grew up in the 1860s, ...Read Review

A Legacy

By Sybille Bedford - Published 2001



The intelligent voice utters profound truths while unmasking secrets of the family and by extension, the German psyche. The persecution of cadet Johannes ...Read Review

A Bicycle Built For Murder

By Kate Kingsbury - Published 2001



This first book in a new series by the author of the Pennyfoot Hotel Mysteries introduces Lady Elizabeth Hartleigh, the impoverished owner of ...Read Review

Killing Gifts

By Deborah Woodworth - Published 2001



During the Depression, Americans often found themselves poor and hungry. The fortunate who lived near the Hancock Shaker Village outside of Pittsfield, Massachusetts, ...Read Review

The Mummy Congress: Science, Obsession, And The Everlasting Dead

By Heather Pringle - Published 2001



Pringle is a frequent contributor to Discover magazine, and if you like easy-to-read articles of that publication’s type, you will definitely enjoy ...Read Review

The Horus Road

By Pauline Gedge - Published 2001


The concluding volume in the Lords of the Two Lands trilogy, this novel is Gedge’s fictional recreation of the times and struggles ...Read Review

Virgin: Prelude To The Throne

By Robin Maxwell - Published 2001


Biographical Fiction

Maxwell, in her third novel of the Virgin Queen, illustrates in detail a frequently glossed-over episode in the life of the Tudor monarch: ...Read Review

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