HNR Issue 32 (May 2005)

The Ruby Ring

By Diane Haeger - Published 2005


Biographical FictionRomance

Recently, it was discovered that a ruby ring had been painted over in a nude portrait of Margherita Luti, the mistress of the ...Read Review

The Wedding Cake War

By Lynna Banning - Published 2004



Lolly Mayfield steps off the train in Maple Falls, Oregon, believing that she’s about to become the bride of Kellen Macready. It’...Read Review

Sonja’s Run

By Richard Hoyt - Published 2005



Sonja’s Run begins at a Christmas party given by Tsar Nicholas I in 1852, where Sonja Sankova, a beautiful half-Russian, half-Chinese poet, punches ...Read Review

The Underground River

By Jeanne Williams - Published 2004



These novels, the first to appear from Spur-award winning author Jeanne Williams in six years, form the Beneath the Burning Ground trilogy: an ...Read Review

Hitler’s Peace

By Philip Kerr - Published 2005


Alternate HistoryThriller

World War II in Europe would have come to a far different conclusion if Hitler had been able to conclude peace talks with ...Read Review


By Janice A. Thompson - Published 2004



Six years after leaving Galveston, Brent Murphy finds himself on a train bound for the Texas island. He doesn’t understand what draws ...Read Review

May and Amy

By Josceline Dimbleby - Published 2005



The subtitle of this fascinating book goes far towards explaining its topic: “A True Story of Family, Forbidden Love, and the Secret Lives ...Read Review

I, Dred Scott

By Sheila P. Moses - Published 2005


Biographical FictionChildren/Young Adult

An easy-read young people’s version of the mid-nineteenth century Dred Scott case—in which the Supreme Court shamed itself by declaring that ...Read Review

A Rare and Curious Gift

By Pauline Holdstock - Published 2005


Biographical Fiction

The life of female painter Artemisia Gentileschi serves as inspiration for one of two central storylines in Pauline Holdstock’s richly-textured, multilayered novel ...Read Review

Suspense and Sensibility: A Mr. & Mrs. Darcy Mystery

By Carrie Bebris - Published 2005



It is a truth universally acknowledged that imitation is the sincerest form of flattery. Clearly a sincere tribute by a devoted Janeite to ...Read Review

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