HNR Issue 27 (February 2004)

The Chimney Tree

By Helaine Helmreich - Published 2003

Genres:

Epic

In 1935, a young Jewish girl enters into an unfortunate relationship with a local boy in a rural town in Poland. They secretly meet ...Read Review

King of Odessa

By Robert A. Rosenstone - Published 2003

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

Very little is known about the period in Isaac Babel’s life from August to November 1936, when he took his last trip to ...Read Review

The Margaret-Ghost

By Barbara Novak - Published 2003

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

Novak relates the life of Margaret Fuller, New England feminist and contemporary of Emerson and Thoreau, through Angelica Bookbinder, a professor writing a ...Read Review

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