HNR Issue 17 (August 2001)

Stolen Away

By Max Allan Collins - Published 2001

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Nate Heller, Collins’ Chicago detective, is assigned to the Lindbergh abduction case after rescuing a child from a kidnapping attempt. Heller is forced ...Read Review

Murder At Monticello

By Jane Langton - Published 2001

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

This novel, Langton’s latest Homer Kelly mystery, is set in Charlottesville, Virginia as preparations are underway for the 200th anniversary celebration of ...Read Review

The Songcatcher

By Sharyn McCrumb - Published 2001

Genres:

Saga

Accompanying one Appalachian family down through the years is a ballad first learned by Scotsman Malcolm McCourry aboard ship in 1751. Another inheritance brought ...Read Review

The Trumpeting Angel

By Marshall Browne - Published 2001

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

This novel is set in Melbourne, Australia at the time of the Federation. Marshall Browne brings to light the suffrage movement in a ...Read Review

The Stone of Light: Volume III: Paneb the Ardent

By Christian Jacq - Published 2000

Genres:

Jacq continues his saga of ancient Egypt in this third novel of a projected four-part series chronicling the lives of the society of ...Read Review

I, Roger Williams: A Fragment of Autobiography

By Mary Lee Settle - Published 2001

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

An elderly Roger Williams, the founder of Rhode Island, reminisces about the people and events that shaped his life, many of them having ...Read Review

Sister Noon

By Karen Joy Fowler - Published 2001

Genres:

Literary

In Gilded Age San Francisco, Lizzie Hayes is a volunteer for the Ladies’ Relief and Protection Society. A plain spinster of forty, she’...Read Review

Sherlock In Love

By Sena Jeter Naslund - Published 2001

Genres:

Literary

Sherlock Holmes aficionados would expect that the title refers to “the” woman, Irene Adler, known in modern parlance as “the one who got ...Read Review

Places In The Dark

By Thomas H. Cook - Published 2001

Genres:

LiteraryMystery/Crime

In small-town Maine, two brothers regard life as polar opposites. Their mother follows passion, embracing its call, and her favorite son does the ...Read Review

The Fisher King

By Paule Marshall - Published 2001

Genres:

Literary

A young boy arrives at a forbidding brownstone in Brooklyn. His great-grandmother shows him how to “chase the keys” and fish for the ...Read Review