HNR Issue 26 (November 2003)

People of the Owl

By Kathleen O'Neal Gear - By W. Michael Gear - Published 2003

Genres:

Saga

Set at what is now the Poverty Point, Louisiana, archaeological site, People of the Owl is the eleventh installment in the Gears’ monumental ...Read Review

The Emperor’s Assassin

By T.F. Banks - Published 2003

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

In July 1815, ex-emperor Napoleon Bonaparte waits on a ship in Plymouth harbor while Whitehall debates his fate: exile, execution, or a civil trial? ...Read Review

The Saint

By Madeline Hunter - Published 2003

Genres:

Romance

Vergil Duclairc is the frustrated guardian of Bianca Kenwood, unwilling to follow the rules of English society. The young American dreams not of ...Read Review

Never Trust a Lady

By Suzanne Robinson - Published 2003

Genres:

AdventureRomanceThriller

It is 1861, and the Civil War has begun. The South is plotting to win Britain’s support by assassinating one of her prominent ...Read Review

The Polished Hoe

By Austin Clarke - Published 2003

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Miss Mary-Mathilda has committed a crime. As a responsible citizen of Flagstaff Village on the island of Bimshire (local slang for Barbados), she ...Read Review

The Facts of Life

By Graham Joyce - Published 2002 (UK)Published 2003 (US)

Genres:

Saga

Frank Vine enters the world at the end of World War II in the city of Coventry, which is a stark ruin. Born ...Read Review

The Heaven of Mercury

By Brad Watson - Published 2002 (US)Published 2004 (UK)

Genres:

Saga

The twentieth century, viewed in a non-linear fashion through the lives of citizens of Mercury, Mississippi, is dark, atmospheric and gothic. The thread ...Read Review

In the Wake of Madness

By Joan Druett - Published 2003

Genres:

NauticalNonfiction

In 1841 the whaleship Sharon sails out of Massachusetts for the rich hunting grounds of the South Pacific. Halfway through the voyage, Captain Howes ...Read Review

The Gates of Hell

By Paul Doherty - Published 2003

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Paul Doherty, prolific writer of historical mysteries, returns to the campaigns of Alexander the Great. The third in his series opens with the ...Read Review

Jane and the Ghosts of Netley

By Stephanie Barron - Published 2003

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Seventh in Barron’s series of historical suspense novels featuring Jane Austen as an amateur sleuth, this is a well-crafted melding of wit, ...Read Review

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