HNR Issue 22 (November 2002)

Castle Rouge

By Carole Nelson Douglas - Published 2002

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Castle Rouge is the sixth entry in Douglas’s series featuring Irene Adler, American opera singer turned inquiry agent, who once outwitted Sherlock ...Read Review

Murder on Washington Square

By Victoria Thompson - Published 2002

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

This is the fourth book in Thompson’s Gaslight Mystery series, set in New York City in the 1890s and featuring midwife Sarah ...Read Review

In Search of Klingsor

By Jorge Volpi Escalante - Published 2002

Genres:

After World War II, young American physicist Francis Bacon is assigned the task of uncovering the identity of a man known only as ...Read Review

When the Emperor was Divine

By Julie Otsuka - Published 2002

Genres:

Literary

Don’t let looks deceive you; although small, this novel packs a powerful punch as it recounts one of the greatest forced migrations ...Read Review

Thief Of Souls

By Ann Benson - Published 2002

Genres:

Time-slip

Benson has made a name for herself juxtaposing the medieval and the modern (Plague Tales, for instance) and here, again, she proves that ...Read Review

April 1865: The Month That Saved America

By Jay Winik - Published 2002

Genres:

Nonfiction

April, 1865 saw the burning of Richmond, Lee’s surrender, Lincoln assassinated, Northern chaos, a South economically and socially devastated, failed negotiations, continued bloodshed, ...Read Review

The Shadow Women

By Angela Elwell Hunt - Published 2002

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

In this volume, Hunt, a successful inspirational novelist, gives voice to the women surrounding Moses in his epic life. Each of the women ...Read Review

Dark Matter

By Philip Kerr - Published 2002

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Subtitled The Private Life of Sir Isaac Newton, this is Kerr’s first historical mystery, and a fine one it is too. Told ...Read Review

The Portrait of Mrs. Charbuque

By Jeffrey Ford - Published 2002

Genres:

Literary

Imagine being commissioned to paint a portrait without being allowed to see the subject. This is the irresistible challenge facing Piambo, a renowned ...Read Review

Flight of the Eagle

By Peter Watt - Published 2001

Genres:

Saga

Flight of the Eagle is the final volume of a trilogy set in 19th century Australia, with segments taking place in the Sudan ...Read Review