HNR Issue 33 (August 2005)

Mrs. Jeffries Sweeps the Chimney

By Emily Brightwell - Published 2005

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

If you were a fan of the British TV series “Upstairs, Downstairs,” this London Victorian mystery (eighteenth in a series) is made for ...Read Review

The White Night of St Petersburg

By Prince Michael of Greece - Published 2004

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

One expects certain things in novels about the Romanovs: a glittering backdrop of immense wealth and privilege, impossibly beautiful protagonists, and, of course, ...Read Review

To Kingdom Come

By Will Thomas - Published 2005

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Will Thomas is a Sherlock Holmes buff who makes his home in Oklahoma. Resident in an area known more for cowboy hats and ...Read Review

Leeway Cottage

By Beth Gutcheon - Published 2005

Genres:

Saga

Gutcheon’s newest novel spans most of the 20th century, following the life of Annabelle Sydney Brant, her parents, and to some extent, ...Read Review

Death at Blenheim Palace

By Robin Paige - Published 2005

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

In the summer of 1903, Charles, Lord Sheridan, and his American wife, Kathryn, a writer, are guests of the Duke and Duchess of Marlborough. ...Read Review

Canaan’s Tongue

By John Wray - Published 2005

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Set on a crumbling plantation, Canaan’s Tongue centers on the Redeemer, a charismatic leader dead but hardly forgotten. Most of the story ...Read Review

The Sancy Blood Diamond

By Susan Ronald - Published 2005

Genres:

Nonfiction

The centuries-long fascination with diamonds, especially large ones, has progressed well beyond an attraction to shiny objects. Like others before her (see Marian ...Read Review

Zipporah, Wife of Moses

By Marek Halter - Published 2005

Genres:

Biographical FictionEpic

A foundling adopted by Jethro, High Priest of Midian, Zipporah is intelligent, beautiful, and black. Although she’s Jethro’s favorite daughter, Zipporah ...Read Review

Katharine of Aragon

By Jean Plaidy - Published 2005

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

If you have an interest in any particular period of British history, the odds are that Eleanor Hibbert wrote a novel about it, ...Read Review

Mysterious Ways

By Terry Burns - Published 2005

Genres:

Western

A conning cowboy is about to be out-conned. After stealing the clothes of a parson and robbing a stagecoach, Amos Turnbuckle moves into ...Read Review