HNR Issue 27 (February 2004)

A Day to Pick Your Own Cotton

By Michael Phillips - Published 2003

Genres:

InspirationalSaga

The Civil War’s remote distance from present reality disappears with this sensitive yet realistic narrative story told by a plantation owner’s ...Read Review

The Fox’s Walk

By Annabel Davis-Goff - Published 2003

Genres:

Saga

The Fox’s Walk takes the reader to Ireland during the First World War, more specifically before and after the Easter Rising of 1916. ...Read Review

The Valley of Light

By Terry Kay - Published 2003

Genres:

Saga

Noah Locke is an itinerant fisherman on a visit to a North Carolina community in the summer of 1948. An army veteran who participated ...Read Review

No Angel

By Penny Vincenzi - Published 2001Published 2003

Genres:

Saga

No Angel is the first volume in Vincenzi’s Spoils of Time trilogy (all three volumes have been published in the UK) and ...Read Review

A Thousand Years over a Hot Stove

By Laura Schenone - Published 2003

Genres:

Nonfiction

Subtitled “A History of American Women Told Through Food, Recipes, and Remembrances,” Schenone examines the foods and food-related traditions of native Americans, early ...Read Review

Wine of Violence

By Priscilla Royal - Published 2003

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

At 20 years old, Eleanor of Wynethorpe is young to be appointed Prioress of Tyndal, Order of Fontevraud, leader of both the monastery’s ...Read Review

Rebecca Wentworth’s Distraction

By Robert J Begiebing - Published 2003

Genres:

Literary

When Englishman Daniel Sanborn takes his first portraiture commission in Portsmouth, Virginia, he doesn’t expect his subject, a mere child, to be ...Read Review

Mr. Doyle and Dr. Bell

By Howard Engel - Published 2003

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

With this book, Arthur Conan Doyle joins the ranks of authors as detectives, but unlike Jane Austen et al., Conan Doyle seems more ...Read Review

Touches the Sky

By James Calvin Schaap - Published 2003

Genres:

Mystery/CrimeWestern

In the late 1880s, a Paiute Indian known as Wovoka proclaimed that if Indians performed “ghost dances” and other ceremonies, they would be ...Read Review

Prairie Nocturne

By Ivan Doig - Published 2003

Genres:

LiterarySaga

Susan Duff and Wesley Williamson share a past romance and the landscape of their youth. By 1924, ten years have smoothed the rougher edges ...Read Review