HNR Issue 33 (August 2005)

Face Down Below the Banqueting House

By Kathy Lynn Emerson - Published 2005

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

This is the eighth novel in Emerson’s series featuring Susanna, Lady Appleton, a widowed gentlewoman and herbalist in Elizabethan England. In the ...Read Review

Challenge to Honor

By Jennifer Blake - Published 2005

Genres:

Romance

In New Orleans of 1840, dueling was the honorable way to redress an affront. When Rio de Silva, a legendary maitre d’armes, insults ...Read Review

The Hinterlands

By Karen Mercury - Published 2005

Genres:

AdventureRomance

My first glance at the cover art for The Hinterlands suggested that I was in for a humorous reading experience: there is a ...Read Review

Misfortune

By Wesley Stace - Published 2005

Genres:

Epic

In his debut novel, Stace, better known as musician John Wesley Harding, effectively and entertainingly emulates a Victorian picaresque novel. The twist: his ...Read Review

Ruddy Gore

By Kerry Greenwood - Published 2005

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Glamorous Melbourne heiress Phryne Fisher made her debut into the mystery fiction world with Ruddy Gore, originally published in 1995, but available in the ...Read Review

The Icon

By Neil Olson - Published 2005

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

A very old image of the Holy Mother is taken from a Greek church during World War II to be traded to a ...Read Review

Evening Ferry

By Katherine Towler - Published 2005

Genres:

Saga

The second installment of the Snow Island trilogy continues the story of the inhabitants of this isolated island off the New England coast. ...Read Review

The Cruise of the Sea Eagle

By Blaine Pardoe - Published 2005

Genres:

MilitaryNonfiction

This rollicking yarn stars a runaway nobleman who learned his trade as a common sailor, befriended an emperor and sailed the seven seas. ...Read Review

Abigail’s Story

By Ann Burton - Published 2005

Genres:

EpicInspirational

Abigail of Carmel is beautiful and intelligent, and hopes some day to become a pottery-maker like her father. But when her brother incurs ...Read Review

The Fyre Mirror

By Karen Harper - Published 2005

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

The seventh offering in Karen Harper’s Elizabeth I series opens with Good Queen Bess escaping London for Nonsuch Palace, where she hopes ...Read Review