HNR Issue 21 (August 2002)

Cleopatra’s Heir

By Gillian Bradshaw - Published 2002

Genres:

Saga

This latest tale of adventure by one of our finest historical novelists begins with the premise that Caesarion survived an attempted execution by ...Read Review

Day Of Wrath

By Iris Collier - Published 2001

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

In her first historical crime novel, Iris Collier focuses on two seemingly discrete events: the murder of protagonist Nicholas Peverell’s loyal steward ...Read Review

Kiss The Bride

By Patricia Cabot - Published 2002

Genres:

Romance

It is May 1833, in the Shetland Isles village of Faires, and it is raining. Emma Van Court Chesterton is having a very bad ...Read Review

The Piano Tuner

By Daniel Mason - Published 2002

Genres:

Literary

Edgar Drake, Piano Tuner, Erards-a-Specialty, receives an urgent request for service in the name of Her Majesty. He reports to the War Office ...Read Review

The Floating City

By Pamela Ball - Published 2002

Genres:

Literary

The central metaphor of The Floating City is that of a whale that stayed on the surface so long that trees and plants ...Read Review

The Seal Wife

By Kathryn Harrison - Published 2002

Genres:

Kathryn Harrison is best known for her memoir, The Kiss, detailing the incestuous relationship she had with her father. It is no surprise, ...Read Review

Carnival Of Rainbows

By Barbara Soper - Published 2001

Genres:

Barbara Soper’s novel opens with an intriguing premise–the introduction of execution by electrocution juxtaposed with an exhibition celebrating the marvel of ...Read Review

Hope: Adventures Of A Diamond

By Marian Fowler - Published 2002

Genres:

Nonfiction

Written in a light, entertaining style yet containing a wealth of detail, Fowler’s latest nonfiction work charts the history of the notorious ...Read Review

The Eye of Cybele

By Daniel Chavarria - Published 2002

Genres:

Literary

This novel is set in Athens, roughly 430 BCE. The plot revolves around the hero, Alcibiades, a stuttering, physically beautiful general whose Olympic and ...Read Review

Face Down Across The Western Sea

By Kathy Lynn Emerson - Published 2002

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

In this, the seventh Susanna, Lady Appleton mystery, Emerson involves her characters in a convoluted plot by England to prove its claim to ...Read Review

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