HNR Issue 27 (February 2004)

So Wild a Dream

By Win Blevins - Published 2003

Genres:

AdventureWestern

In 1822, Sam Morgan is growing up in the mountains near Pittsburgh, with itchy feet and a hungry spirit. At 19, he leaves his home ...Read Review

Dead Reckoning

By C. Northcote Parkinson - Published 2003

Genres:

AdventureNauticalThriller

A few pages into this novel, I felt like I struck gold with this tale of high adventure in the South Seas. Captain ...Read Review

For the Love of Mike

By Rhys Bowen - Published 2003

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

This third book in the Molly Murphy mystery series shares the vivid atmosphere of early 20th century New York City contained in the ...Read Review

Havana

By Stephen Hunter - Published 2003Published 2004

Genres:

Thriller

The redoubtable policeman and World War II Marine Corps veteran Earl Swagger leaves his native Arkansas for the dangerous and unpredictable world of ...Read Review

The Murder Stone

By Charles Todd - Published 2003

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

This novel, which is not a part of Todd’s successful Ian Rutledge series, is set during WWI. Francesca Hatton has returned from ...Read Review

The Snow Queen

By Eileen Kernaghan - Published 2003

Genres:

Children/Young AdultHistorical Fantasy

Elements from the Finnish epic Kalevala and Saami shamanism combine with Hans Christian Andersen’s fairy tale in this charming novel by Canadian ...Read Review

The Hell Screen

By I. J. Parker - Published 2003

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

When you pick up this, the second case solved by nobleman Akitada Sugawara, be ready to be immersed in a world that’s ...Read Review

Mary, Queen of France

By Jean Plaidy - Published 2003

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

Renowned historical fiction author Jean Plaidy has written numerous stories featuring the Plantagenets, Stuarts, and Tudors along with other royal families throughout history. ...Read Review

Haven

By Irene Bennett Brown - Published 2003

Genres:

RomanceWestern

In this light romantic western, Laila Mitchell travels to the wild country of Oregon in the 1890s in search of her grandparents. Among ...Read Review

Half a Mind to Murder

By Paula Paul - Published 2003

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Set in the English seaside village of Newton-upon-Sea, Paula Paul’s third offering in the Dr. Alexandra Gladstone mystery series is a lovely ...Read Review