HNR Issue 29 (August 2004)

Cleopatra Dismounts

By Carmen Boullosa - By tr. Geoff Hargreaves - Published 2003


Biographical FictionFantasy

Three long sections narrated by Cleopatra are framed by briefer sections told by her scribe Diomedes. In the first narrative, Antony has just ...Read Review


By Claudia Gross - Published 2004



The Toby Press is an independent publisher whose purpose is to produce fine literary and commercial fiction and, in addition, to bring works ...Read Review

My Old True Love

By Sheila Kay Adams - Published 2004



The Appalachian Mountains around Marshall, North Carolina, in the mid-19th century is the setting of this narrative. Like the ancient ballads brought ...Read Review

Comanche Moon

By Jack Jackson - Published 2003


Biographical FictionWestern

The picture narrative begins in 1836, when Comanches capture Cynthia Ann Parker in Texas. They raise the blond, blue-eyed girl as one of their ...Read Review

Baptism at Bull Run

By James P. Reger - Published 2004



On April 13, 1861, Fort Sumter was in the midst of a nightmarish artillery barrage. Watching from his headquarters, Confederate General Beauregard was more concerned ...Read Review


By Carrie Brown - Published 2004



Arthur and his young son, Toby, land in America after surviving the onset of the Nazi regime in Vienna and London’s blitz, ...Read Review

Liars and Saints

By Maile Meloy - Published 2003Published 2004



The novel covers four generations of the Santerre family. Beginning at the close of World War II, the story continues up to the ...Read Review

Sword of the White Rose

By J. Ardian Lee - Published 2004



This is the fourth and final volume of the historical fantasy series that began with the novel Son of the Sword (2001) and continued ...Read Review

The War of the Crowns: Queen of Freedom v.2

By Christian Jacq - Published 2003Published 2004


Biographical FictionMilitarySaga

Continuing the saga of Queen Ahotep’s battle to overthrow the foreign domination of the Hyskos conquerors, The War of the Crowns returns ...Read Review

The Rose of York: Love & War

By Sandra Worth - Published 2003


Biographical Fiction

Embarking upon a noble literary endeavor, Sandra Worth gives us the life of Richard of Gloucester – that’s Crookback Richard III the nephew-murderer ...Read Review

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