HNR Issue 27 (February 2004)

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

Julia’s Hope

By Leisha Kelly - Published 2002

Genres:

InspirationalSaga

Kelly’s first book and its sequel (Julia’s Hope and Emma’s Gift) tell of the struggles of the Wortham family in ...Read Review

The Last Mile of the Way

By Darius Aidan Gray - By Margaret Blair Young - Published 2003

Genres:

Saga

The third and final volume of the Stand on the Promises trilogy covers the period from the 1890s to the present. The saga ...Read Review

Tilt: A Skewed History of the Tower of Pisa

By Nicholas Shrady - Published 2003

Genres:

Nonfiction

This book, which cleverly physically tilts in the manner of its subject, is a lucid and engaging history of the famous tower, including ...Read Review

Beauchamp Besieged

By Elaine Knighton - Published 2003

Genres:

Romance

In 1200 Ceridwen ap Morgan’s father arranges for her to wed her enemy, an English knight. She’d rather not, but there is ...Read Review

Winter Fire

By Jo Beverley - Published 2003

Genres:

Romance

December 1763. It is challenging to take seriously a novel featuring females called Genova, Calliope, Thalia, Regeanne, Sheena, and Damaris. But in this story ...Read Review

The Hanover Square Affair

By Ashley Gardner - Published 2003

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

This engrossing mystery is set during the Regency period. Captain Gabriel Lacey comes across a mob in a fashionable square, and tries to ...Read Review

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