HNR Issue 32 (May 2005)

1972: A Novel of Ireland’s Unfinished Revolution

By Morgan Llywelyn - Published 2005

Genres:

Literary

At first glance, Barry Halloran, the protagonist of 1972—the fourth in a series of dated novels concerning Ireland in the twentieth century—would ...Read Review

The Sinner’s Tale

By Will Davenport - Published 2005

Genres:

Time-slip

A medieval knight with a sin he fears will condemn him to eternal purgatory; a modern-day woman whose anti-terrorist rhetoric conceals a desperate ...Read Review

On Hitler’s Mountain: Overcoming the Legacy of a Nazi Childhood

By Irmgard A. Hunt - Published 2005

Genres:

Nonfiction

Irmgard Albine Hunt, née Paul, was born and lived her formative years in Berchtesgaden, Germany, the site of Nazi headquarters during World ...Read Review

I Had Seen Castles

By Cynthia Rylant - Published 2004

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

Newbery medalist Cynthia Rylant has crafted a book that speaks as easily to this generation as any generation that experiences war. I Had ...Read Review

The Queen’s Fencer

By Caitlin Scott-Turner - Published 2005

Genres:

AdventureRomance

If you enjoy swashbuckling adventures, get yourself ready for a fun read! This fast-moving tale includes the excitement of pirates, the intrigue of ...Read Review

Blue Horizons

By Irene Bennett Brown - Published 2004

Genres:

RomanceWestern

Pioneers of the west had a truly difficult time surviving brutal weather, cultivating tough lands, maintaining good health, and keeping their properties from ...Read Review

Every Whispered Word

By Karyn Monk - Published 2005

Genres:

Romance

Karyn Monk has written another delightful historical romance, with a twist: half of the book is set en route to and in South ...Read Review

Katya: A Novel of the Russian Revolution

By Sandra Birdsell - Published 2004

Genres:

Literary

In Katya, Birdsell paints a meticulous portrait of a young girl, Katya Vogt, whose character is shaped as much by the wild landscape ...Read Review

A High and Hidden Place

By Michele Claire Lucas - Published 2005

Genres:

Literary

On June 11, 1945, a child clutches an iron pot in the ruins of her home in provincial France. She’s reared in a convent, ...Read Review

The Deserter: Murder at Gettysburg

By Jane Langton - Published 2003

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Like Josephine Tey’s classic The Daughter of Time, Jane Langton’s latest mystery is an intellectual adventure in historical sleuthing. Highly readable, ...Read Review