HNR Issue 22 (November 2002)

Standing in the Rainbow

By Fannie Flagg - Published 2002

Genres:

Saga

Welcome to Elmwood Springs, Missouri, a typical small town of 1940s rural America. Stop by Doc Smith’s pharmacy for a phosphate, and ...Read Review

Death at Dartmoor

By Robin Paige - Published 2002

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

The eighth in the series by the husband/wife team of Susan Wittig Albert and William Albert, Death at Dartmoor doesn’t disappoint ...Read Review

Possession: A Romance

By A.S. Byatt - Published 2001

Genres:

LiteraryMystery/CrimeRomance

Reissued to accompany the film starring Gwyneth Paltrow and Aaron Eckhart, Possession is a must-read for those who missed it the first time ...Read Review

The Pirate Hunter: The True Story of Captain Kidd

By Richard Zacks - Published 2002Published 2003

Genres:

Nonfiction

There’s an exciting sense of discovery as author Richard Zacks peels back the layers of history and shows us 1696 Manhattan. He describes ...Read Review

Avishag

By Yael Lotan - Published 2002

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

David, the first king of the ancient kingdom of Israel, lies dying – but not in peace. His ambitious sons contend for the throne, ...Read Review

Versailles

By Kathryn Davis - Published 2002

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

Kathryn Davis makes use of a clever narrative device in this, her fifth novel: she allows Marie Antoinette’s soul to speak. This ...Read Review

Wet Grave

By Barbara Hambly - Published 2002

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Once Hesione LeGros was a high-flyer, a corsair’s beautiful mistress. But that was twenty years ago, during the heyday of such buccaneers ...Read Review

Eye of the Bear

By Naida West - Published 2001

Genres:

Western

Eye of the Bear, the prequel to the author’s earlier novel River of Red Gold, relates the history of early California during ...Read Review

Blood of Victory

By Alan Furst - Published 2002

Genres:

MilitaryThriller

This latest tale from Furst opens on the Black Sea in November of 1940. Once again a man without a country, this time Russian ...Read Review

Highland Mercies

By Gary E. Parker - Published 2002

Genres:

InspirationalSaga

This highly recommended sequel to the first novel in the Blue Ridge Legacy series, Highland Hopes, thrusts Abigail Porter Waterbury into responsibility for ...Read Review