HNR Issue 24 (May 2003)

The Heroic Garrison

By V.A. Stuart - Published 2003

Genres:

Military

The Indian Mutiny of 1857-1858 is a watershed event in the history of British India. A rebellion by regiments of the British-officered units ...Read Review

Mistletoe and Murder

By Carola Dunn - Published 2002

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

In the eleventh book of Carola Dunn’s Daisy Dalrymple series, Daisy and her family are invited to spend Christmas of 1923 at Brockdene, ...Read Review

Tourmaline

By Joanna Scott - Published 2002

Genres:

LiterarySaga

In her most recent novel, Joanna Scott sweeps the reader back to the mid-1950s, a time of prosperity for most Americans. However, ...Read Review

As Sure as the Dawn

By Francine Rivers - Published 2002

Genres:

InspirationalRomanceSaga

Somebody asked me recently why I enjoy inspirational fiction so much as I am not religious myself. Any writer who lives in a ...Read Review

Captain from Castile

By Samuel Shellabarger - Published 2002

Genres:

Adventure

The novel begins in 1518. At nineteen, Pedro de Vargas is about to enter Spanish society as a young caballero. Over the next few ...Read Review

Mr. Lincoln’s Wars

By Adam Braver - Published 2003

Genres:

Short Stories

Not a novel in the usual sense of the word, Mr. Lincoln’s Wars consists of thirteen short stories. Insulated in characters, plot ...Read Review

Promise and Honor

By Kim Murphy - Published 2003

Genres:

Romance

Amanda Graham is widowed when her Confederate husband dies a hero’s death on the battlefield of Manassas at the outbreak of the ...Read Review

Almost a Princess

By Elizabeth Thornton - Published 2003

Genres:

Romance

This Regency-era romance is thick with plot, flimsy in characterization and period flair, and sprinkled with anachronism. Case Devere, Lord Castleton, assists the ...Read Review

Yesterday’s Enemies

By Erika M. Feiner - Published 2003

Genres:

Romance

Description and characterization build the story of a young girl who is glad to be alive, yet sad that her country’s own ...Read Review

Bridge of Sighs

By Olen Steinhauer - Published 2003

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Emil Brod is fresh from the academy when he is appointed homicide detective for the People’s Militia in an area liberated from ...Read Review