HNR Issue 28 (May 2004)

Star Struck Dead

By Sheila York - Published 2003

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

The year is 1946, and Lauren Atwill is a Hollywood screenwriter who stumbles across a gang of blackmailers in this, a medium-boiled mystery novel ...Read Review

The Iron Rose

By Marsha Canham - Published 2003

Genres:

Adventure

When a rogue privateer captained by Juliet Dante discovers a Spanish galleon attacking and sinking an English ship, she and her crew intercede. ...Read Review

Bright Starry Banner

By Alden R. Carter - Published 2004

Genres:

Military

The American Civil War battle of Stones River (Murfreesboro) was a vicious killing match in central Tennessee that is largely forgotten by all ...Read Review

The Known World

By Edward P. Jones - Published 2003

Genres:

LiterarySaga

This novel (winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award, and National Book Award nominee) opens with the death of Henry Townsend, a ...Read Review

Wild Heather

By Catherine Palmer - Published 2004

Genres:

InspirationalRomance

Romance and Christian harmony heal an ancient feud between noble houses in the Yorkshire dales during the Regency (not Victorian Period, as the ...Read Review

Sins of the 7th Sister

By Huston Curtiss - Published 2003

Genres:

Biographical FictionSaga

Southerners truly revere our eccentrics. But of all the hideous, funny, family secrets I’ve heard and told, none can top Huston Curtiss’...Read Review

Shadow Without a Name

By Ignacio Padilla - Published 2003

Genres:

MilitaryMystery/CrimeThriller

Two men play chess on a train bound for the eastern front in 1914. The loser will serve as a soldier in a doomed ...Read Review

Fortress Besieged

By Jeanne Kelly (trans.) - By Nathan K. Mao (trans.) - By Qian Zhongshu - Published 2004

Genres:

Literary

Fortress Besieged was initially published in China in 1947 and is debatably considered one of the finest Chinese novels of last century and for ...Read Review