HNR Issue 28 (May 2004)

Hottentot Venus

By Barbara Chase-Riboud - Published 2003

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

This fictionalized account of Sarah Baartman, the Hottentot Venus, is alternately told in her own voice and the voices of those who come ...Read Review

The Devil’s Acre

By David Holland - Published 2003

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

In 1833, Dean Tuckworth unwillingly leaves his beloved village of Bellminster for his first visit to London. Accompanied by his colleague, the self-satisfied Reverend ...Read Review

Your Mouth is Lovely

By Nancy Richler - Published 2003

Genres:

Literary

Miriam was born with a hole in her heart – not a physical hole, but an emptiness left by the death of her brother, ...Read Review

The Turtle Warrior

By Mary Relindes Ellis - Published 2004

Genres:

Saga

When James Lucas enlists in the Marines he knows he will see action in Vietnam, but he doesn’t realize what devastating repercussions ...Read Review

The Last Cut

By Michael Pearce - Published 2004

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Water has always been pivotal to Egypt. It remains so in the post-WWI British-ruled Egypt where this story is set. Systems of irrigation ...Read Review

My Secret Protector

By Pam Binder - Published 2003

Genres:

FantasyTime-slip

William McAlpin is an immortal, destined to live throughout eternity unless one of his enemies manages to decapitate him – the only sure death ...Read Review

Stones of My Accusers

By Tracy Groot - Published 2004

Genres:

Inspirational

Biblical Judea forms the backdrop of this slow-to-start but ultimately riveting inspirational novel of mercy and forgiveness. Rivkah is a prostitute in the ...Read Review

The Knight of Maison-Rouge

By Alexandre Dumas - Published 2003

Genres:

AdventureRomance

Alexandre Dumas knew how to construct a fast-paced tale of adventure and romance, mixing history and fiction, and creating an atmosphere of intrigue ...Read Review

Crofton’s Fire

By Keith Coplin - Published 2004

Genres:

Military

In 1876, Lieutenant Michael Crofton watches in horror as Custer dies at the Little Big Horn – shot in the back by his own men. ...Read Review

Lone Star Rising: The Texas Rangers Trilogy

By Elmer Kelton - Published 2003

Genres:

SagaWestern

A trilogy composed of Kelton’s first three books in his series on the Texas Rangers, the story beings in 1840 with The Buckskin ...Read Review