HNR Issue 31 (February 2005)

A Play of Isaac

By Margaret Frazer - Published 2004

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

This is a spin-off from the author’s Dame Frevisse mystery novels, set in 15th century England. You may be inspired, as I ...Read Review

Time’s Fool

By Leonard Tourney - Published 2004

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

The Dark Lady of Shakespeare’s sonnets has been the subject of conjecture for centuries, and in this offering, Tourney presents his take ...Read Review

The Peacemaker

By Lori Copeland - Published 2004

Genres:

InspirationalRomanceWestern

In July 1865, Wynne Elliot is bent on revenge—to shoot that varmint, Cass Claxton, who stood her up at the altar and stole ...Read Review

The Temple of Music

By Jonathan Lowy - Published 2004

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

The first two pages of Jonathan Lowy’s novel describe the birth and death of Leon Czolgosz, anarchist son of Polish immigrants and ...Read Review

The Tale of Hill Top Farm

By Susan Wittig Albert - Published 2004

Genres:

FantasyMystery/Crime

Children’s book author Beatrix Potter joins the likes of Jane Austen and Arthur Conan Doyle, re-imagined as an amateur sleuth. Albert, who ...Read Review

University Boulevard

By A.B. Hollingsworth - Published 2004

Genres:

Saga

When the novel begins in 1967 in Oklahoma, the university boys are not concerned with world issues. Their goal is to pledge a fraternity. ...Read Review

Songbird

By Walter Zacharius - Published 2004

Genres:

Saga

This three-part novel, which tells the story of Mia Levy, is set mostly during the mid-part of the century, but with framing elements ...Read Review

Seductress: Women Who Ravished the World and Their Lost Art of Love

By Betsy Prioleau - Published 2004

Genres:

Nonfiction

Today’s woman needs to revive the art of seduction if she is to experience a fulfilled life. This is the premise on ...Read Review

The Orange Trees of Versailles

By Annie Pietri - Published 2004

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

A very different picture of the court of the Sun King. This novel, written for young adults, is another one with an intriguing ...Read Review

Year of the Hyenas

By Brad Geagley - Published 2005

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

In 1153 BCE, the body of a murdered priestess washes up in the Nile. The local authorities send for Semerket, a talented young man ...Read Review

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