HNR Issue 23 (February 2003)

The Cobra and the Lily

By Sheri Cobb South - Published 2002

Genres:

Children/Young AdultRomance

The Cobra and the Lily takes the reader to ancient Egypt just prior to the Biblical Exodus of the Hebrews led by Moses. ...Read Review

The Bastard’s Tale

By Margaret Frazer - Published 2003

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

This twelfth installment of the Dame Frevisse historical mystery series is a testament to the popularity and excellence of Margaret Frazer’s writing. ...Read Review

St. Raven

By Jo Beverley - Published 2003

Genres:

Romance

Cressida Mandeville is playing a dangerous game. She is trying to regain some of her family’s fortune by accepting an indecent proposal ...Read Review

Cloud of Sparrows

By Takashi Matsuoka - Published 2002Published 2003

Genres:

Saga

In 1861, Japan has been opened to Western trade, igniting a clash of cultures. Emily Gibson is one of a small group of Christian ...Read Review

Adele: Jane Eyre’s Hidden Story

By Emma Tennant - Published 2002

Genres:

AdventureSaga

It is about 1800 when the story opens. Eight year old Adèle Varens, the daughter of Céline Varens, a popular actress, recounts ...Read Review

Educating Waverley

By Laura Kalpakian - Published 2002

Genres:

Literary

Nona York, prolific elderly romance author, hires Rebecca Devere as a temporary assistant. Becky has just moved to Isadora Island with her mother, ...Read Review

Quattrocento

By James McKean - Published 2002

Genres:

Time-slip

Matt O’Brien works for the Metropolitan Museum of Art. When we meet him, he is restoring an old Italian painting that he ...Read Review

Out of the Flames

By Lawrence Goldstone - By Nancy Goldstone - Published 2002Published 2003

Genres:

Nonfiction

In mid-sixteenth century Europe, a scholarly genius named Michael Servetus published a book contesting the doctrine of the Trinity, proposed that blood circulated ...Read Review

Creation

By Gore Vidal - Published 2002

Genres:

Adventure

Historical fiction accepts limitations as to time, but works like Creation have freed the genre from the constraints of geography. This classic novel ...Read Review

Desire the Kingdom

By Paula Simonds Zabka - Published 2002

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

Subtitled “A Story of the Last Plantagenets,” this is a fictionalized account of the rise and fall of Edward IV, the rise of ...Read Review

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