HNR Issue 23 (February 2003)

Oblivion’s Altar

By David Marion Wilkinson - Published 2002

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

This fictional biography of Ridge Walker, a mixed-blood Cherokee leader, unflinchingly depicts his Nation’s travails from the years of the American Revolution ...Read Review

Waterwoman

By Lenore Hart - Published 2002

Genres:

Literary

Annie Revels has a dream: to become a waterwoman, to work the sea, like her father. Her father is reluctant to encourage her; ...Read Review

Hawaii

By James A. Michener - Published 2002

Genres:

Saga

Since its original publication (c1959), Michener’s sprawling saga of the Hawaiian Islands has been enjoyed by millions of readers. Tracing the islands’ ...Read Review

In the Devil’s Snare

By Mary Beth Norton - Published 2002

Genres:

Nonfiction

The Salem witch trials of 1692 have perplexed Americans for over three centuries, so it is odd to think that the historical record could ...Read Review

Heart of a Lion

By Glbert Morris - Published 2002

Genres:

Biographical FictionChildren/Young AdultSaga

Prolific writer Gilbert Morris (House of Winslow series and more) has turned his talents to chronicling the multigenerational saga of Jesus Christ’s ...Read Review

Lucrezia Borgia

By John Faunce - Published 2002

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

For Lucrezia Borgia, daughter of a Roman Cardinal and his beloved mistress, life changes for the worse when her father is elevated to ...Read Review

Reap the South Wind: Women of Paragon Springs, Book Four

By Irene Bennett Brown - Published 2002

Genres:

SagaWestern

Ms. Brown does the state of Kansas a good turn by documenting its past in a readable and interesting way. Her stories move ...Read Review

The Indian Lover

By Garth Murphy - Published 2002

Genres:

SagaWestern

Garth Murphy, a Californian historian and songwriter, strikes a few sour notes in his first novel, The Indian Lover. Pablo Verdi is a ...Read Review

A Fly Has a Hundred Eyes

By Aileen G. Baron - Published 2002

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Lily Sampson is an American archaeologist assigned to assist at a dig in Palestine during the turmoil of the late 1930s. Horrific riots, ...Read Review

The Lost Garden

By Helen Humphreys - Published 2002

Genres:

Literary

Gwen Davis has joined the Women’s Land Army and is sent to a country estate, where she and the young women under ...Read Review