HNR Issue 23 (February 2003)

Catherine’s Heart

By Lawana Blackwell - Published 2002

Genres:

Romance

Set in the late Victorian period, this novel recounts the academic and romantic adventures of Catherine Rayborn, a sheltered young woman reveling in ...Read Review

The Rustler

By Frances McElrath - Published 2002

Genres:

RomanceWestern

Bittersweet love and tragic range war in 1890s Wyoming enthrall and inform in this tale built upon true facts, the author having been ...Read Review

Eclipse

By Richard S. Wheeler - Published 2002

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

Eclipse is a fictionalized account of the lives of Meriwether Lewis and William Clark after their return from the first great transcontinental expedition ...Read Review

The Uninvited Countess

By Michael Kilian - Published 2002

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

The story starts with humorous banter between art dealer Bedford Green and his “famously tall and lovely assistant” Sloane. It’s 1925 and Gertrude ...Read Review

Alaska

By James A. Michener - Published 2002

Genres:

Saga

In a novel almost as magnificent as its subject matter, Michener tells the engrossing story of Alaska (derived from the Aleut word “Alyeska” ...Read Review

On Seas of Glory

By John Lehman - Published 2002

Genres:

NauticalNonfiction

John Lehman, U.S. Secretary of the Navy under President Reagan, is an unabashed admirer of sailors and of their contributions to American ...Read Review

Cheops: A Cupboard in the Sun

By Paul West - Published 2002

Genres:

FantasyLiterary

Paul West’s Cheops is an amazing piece of fantastical, say, satire? It is not a novel to be lightly read. With the ...Read Review

Feathered Serpent

By Colin Falconer - Published 2002

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

The adventurer Hernan Cortés arrives on the coast of Mexico with a handful of men, armor, horses and guns. He proceeds to ...Read Review

Gunman’s Goal

By Max Brand - Published 2002

Genres:

Mystery/CrimeWestern

Max Brand is one of this country’s most famous western writers, so that’s how this latest of his works is being ...Read Review

Children of Cain

By Miriam Grace Monfredo - Published 2002

Genres:

Thriller

Bronwen Llyr, U.S. Treasury agent, ventures into the thick of war. This story of a woman’s involvement in military intelligence expands ...Read Review