HNR Issue 29 (August 2004)

The Mask of Red Death

By Harold Schechter - Published 2004

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

In many ways, The Mask of Red Death is a typical addition to the psychotic serial killer genre. An insane murderer is on ...Read Review

Hasty Death

By Marion Chesney - Published 2004

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Hasty Death is the second in Chesney’s new Edwardian mystery series featuring Lady Rose Summer and Captain Harry Cathcart. Headstrong Lady Rose, ...Read Review

Death in Hyde Park

By Robin Paige - Published 2004

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

London, 1902, Coronation Day: a milestone for Edward VII, who finally succeeds to the throne. Spectators fill the streets, including an anarchist whose bomb ...Read Review

A Great and Terrible Beauty

By Libba Bray - Published 2003

Genres:

AdventureFantasyMystery/Crime

It’s 1895, and 16-year old Gemma Doyle is faced with the death of her mother and a move from India to an English ...Read Review

The Gate of Heaven

By Gilbert Morris - Published 2004

Genres:

Saga

In The Gate of Heaven (3rd in the Lions of Judah series), the prolific Morris has penned an involving and pleasurable retelling of ...Read Review

The Sultan’s Harem

By Colin Falconer - Published 2004

Genres:

Saga

Previously pub. in the UK in 1992 as Harem, out of print Colin Falconer can write; I have reviewed him in this space before. ...Read Review

Where Heaven Begins

By Rosanne Bittner - Published 2004

Genres:

InspirationalRomance

Rosanne Bittner, RITA Award finalist with over fifty historical romances to her credit, sets her first Christian romance on a journey from San ...Read Review

The Shiloh Sisters

By Michael Kilian - Published 2004

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

One evening in 1862, the wife of an influential congressman visits General Ulysses S. Grant’s headquarters. She fears for her sister, the wife ...Read Review

Pearl

By Lauraine Snelling - Published 2004

Genres:

InspirationalRomanceWestern

Ruby Torvald manages Dove House, a small hotel in Little Missouri, a frontier community west of Bismarck, Dakotah Territory. Ruby’s dream is ...Read Review

Garden of Beasts: A Novel of Berlin, 1936

By Jeffery Deaver - Published 2004

Genres:

Thriller

Berlin’s famous Tiergarten is translated as “Garden of Beasts,” and this play on words is a fitting title for a story based ...Read Review