HNR Issue 33 (August 2005)

A Slight Trick of the Mind

By Mitch Cullin - Published 2005

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

In 1947, ninety-three-year-old Sherlock Holmes embarks on a final journey to postwar Japan and ends up drawn into another mystery: helping Mr. Umezaki discover ...Read Review

Twilight

By Katherine Mosby - Published 2005

Genres:

Romance

The publisher calls Katherine Mosby’s third novel a love story, but I believe it is more an exploration of a significant period ...Read Review

Holy Skirts

By René Steinke - Published 2005

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

“I cannot bow—I can only fling myself.” –The Baroness Elsa von Freytag-Loringhoven René Steinke’s gorgeous second novel is a fictional biography ...Read Review

Jane Austen’s Guide to Dating

By Lauren Henderson - Published 2005

Genres:

Nonfiction

In the back of Jane Austen’s Guide to Dating, Lauren Henderson has formulated a questionnaire to determine which Austen heroine you most ...Read Review

Horse of Seven Moons

By Karen Taschek - Published 2005

Genres:

Children/Young AdultWestern

A horse is the link between his two teen-aged keepers throughout this young adult historical set in 1880s New Mexico. The pinto, called ...Read Review

The Widow’s Tale

By Margaret Frazer - Published 2005

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

It is the year 1449 in Broxbourne, England, and Edward Helyngton knows he is dying. He also knows that once he is gone his ...Read Review

The Exploits and Adventures of Miss Alethea Darcy

By Elizabeth Aston - Published 2004Published 2005

Genres:

AdventureRomance

To escape her husband’s brutality, young Alethea Darcy Napier slips out a window, and with her stalwart maid, flees England. Dressed as ...Read Review

Die Like a Hero

By Clyde Linsley - Published 2005

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

  Canny New England farmer Josiah Beede seems equally at home in the murky politics of 1840s Washington, DC, and in the village ...Read Review

The Baron Honor

By Jory Sherman - Published 2005

Genres:

Western

In the latest installment of the Baron Ranch saga, Matteo Aguilar has just burned down the Barons’ Texas ranch in a land feud. ...Read Review

New Mercies

By Sandra Dallas - Published 2005

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

The first character we meet in this new Nora Bondurant novel is not a person, but a house. Nora, a character familiar to ...Read Review