HNR Issue 33 (August 2005)

People of the Raven

By Kathleen O'Neal Gear - By W. Michael Gear - Published 2004



Once again the Gears focus on a prehistoric population, this time people living on North America’s northwest coast 9,300 years ago. The world ...Read Review

Sails of Fortune

By Christine Echeverria Bender - Published 2005


AdventureBiographical FictionNautical

Sails of Fortune opens on a September night in 1519, when Juan de Elcano fears that a Portuguese spy is about to attack him, ...Read Review

Jane and His Lordship’s Legacy

By Stephanie Barron - Published 2005



Being the eighth Jane Austen mystery, this novel centers on the family’s move to brother Edward’s cottage in Chawton, Hampshire, where ...Read Review

Louisa and the Country Bachelor

By Anna Maclean - Published 2005



This is second in a series of mysterious adventures involving author Louisa May Alcott. In this installment, Maclean (a.k.a. Jeanne Mackin) ...Read Review


By Lauraine Snelling - Published 2005



Fourteen-year-old Opal Torvald is taking a break from work in the Dakota Territory in 1886. A tomboy, she reacts to a stranger’s threats ...Read Review

Crossing Bully Creek

By Margaret Erhart - Published 2005



  Crossing Bully Creek is likely to be mentioned in the same breath with Faulkner because they share some commendable commonalities: a rich ...Read Review

Where the Rivers Flow North

By Howard Frank Mosher - Published 2004


Short Stories

This reissue of Mosher’s 1978 story collection was my introduction to the author’s work; it deserves a much wider audience outside New ...Read Review

The Year the Music Changed: The Letters of Achsa McEachern-Isaacs and Elvis Presley

By Diane Thomas - Published 2005


Biographical FictionChildren/Young Adult

It is 1955 when fourteen-year-old Achsa McEachern hears “That’s All Right Mama” on the radio, sung by the as-yet-unknown twenty-year-old Elvis Presley. She ...Read Review

Britannia’s Empire: Making a British World

By Bill Nasson - Published 2004



Larger-than-life figures such as Wolfe, Rhodes, Drake, Gordon, Clive, Raffles, Brooke and Roberts occupy center stage in histories of the Empire upon which ...Read Review

Gods & Kings

By Lynn Austin - Published 2005



Though he is the son of Ahaz, king of Judah, Hezekiah is not protected from his father’s perverted attempts to seek the ...Read Review

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