HNR Issue 27 (February 2004)

Danelaw

By Susan Squires - Published 2003

Genres:

Historical FantasyRomance

Set during England’s Dark Ages in the 9th century, Danelaw is a fantasy romance combining elements of pagan powers and human passions. ...Read Review

The Merchant of Vengeance

By Simon Hawke - Published 2003

Genres:

Mystery/CrimeRomance

Picture Shakespeare as a sleuth – this is what Hawke offers in this mystery series set in Elizabethan London. A young Will and his ...Read Review

The Curse of Kali

By Audrey Blankenhagen - Published 2003

Genres:

Romance

The Curse of Kali is a story of passion and intrigue set in mid-nineteenth century India. In 1854, Dr. Helen Forsyth marries her childhood ...Read Review

Shotgun Wedding

By Maggie Osborne - Published 2003

Genres:

RomanceWestern

This well-written romance is set in Marshall, Kansas, around the turn of the 20th century. Rejecting the prevailing notions of women’s roles, ...Read Review

A Higher Justice

By James Scott Bell - Published 2003

Genres:

InspirationalMystery/Crime

Kit Shannon, a Los Angeles lawyer, challenges the politicians and corporate tycoons vying for monopoly of the electric trolley system that was to ...Read Review

Dear Mrs. Lindbergh

By Kathleen Hughes - Published 2003

Genres:

RomanceSaga

In 1987, Margaret and John Gutterson return to their family home in Iowa searching for clues to their aged parents’ mysterious disappearance. While rummaging ...Read Review

I’ll Watch the Moon

By Ann Tatlock - Published 2003

Genres:

InspirationalSaga

“I want to tell you the story of my mother and a man named Josef. It’s a love story but it’s ...Read Review

In Time of War

By Allen Appel - Published 2003

Genres:

AdventureTime-slip

Fourth volume of the Alex Balfour novels (Time After Time, Twice Upon a Time, Till the End of Time), our contemporary hero now ...Read Review

The Death of King Tsongor

By Laurent Gaudé - By trans. David Herman - Published 2003

Genres:

Children/Young AdultMystery/Crime

This story of bizarre family relations purports to be set in an African kingdom, but the story reads more like medieval myth. King ...Read Review

The Vagabond Clown

By Edward Marston - Published 2003

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Marston is a wonderfully prolific writer. Besides two series of detective novels written as Kenneth Miles, which is his real name, he has ...Read Review