HNR Issue 35 (February 2006)

Rahab’s Story

By Ann Burton - Published 2005


Biographical Fiction

Forced from her family home by a scheming stepmother, Rahab becomes a prostitute at the House of Palms, which stands against Riha’s ...Read Review

Only For a Knight

By Sue-Ellen Welfonder - Published 2005



Juliana Mackay has made a promise to her dying mother. She will take the little money they have to repay her uncle, chief ...Read Review

The Ranger and the Redhead

By Lynna Banning - Published 2005



When Will Bondurant rescues preacher’s daughter Charlotte Greenfield from the hands of the Sioux in 1861 Nebraska, he has no idea of the ...Read Review

Waiting for the Rainbow

By Dana George - Published 2005



The opening pages of this novel start with the famous flood of 1889 sweeping away a couple of people, but that is just a ...Read Review

The Devil’s Necklace

By Kat Martin - Published 2005



Grace Chastain is a spirited young miss in Regency England who risks her reputation—as well as a trip to prison—in order ...Read Review

The Devil’s Own Rag Doll

By Mitchell Bartoy - Published 2005



Detroit during World War II is a dangerous place. Suspicion is rampant about supposed enemy agents perhaps seeking to infest and destroy the ...Read Review

Coal Camp Justice

By Ricardo L. Garcia - Published 2005Published Univ. of New Mexico Press



The time is the Great Depression; the place is a coal mining community in northern New Mexico. Raymond “Swannie” Swanson struggles with the ...Read Review

Swallowing Stones

By Lisa St. Aubin de Terán - Published 2006


Biographical Fiction

Venezuelan revolutionary and scholar Oswaldo Barreto Miliani is intrigued by the numerous rumors placing him in the most nefarious situations. Some are amusing, ...Read Review

Wordsworth, A Life

By Juliet Barker - Published 2001 (UK)Published 2005 (US)



The author, well known for her acclaimed work The Brontës, has skillfully interwoven a wealth of published and unpublished material to create ...Read Review

The Foretelling

By Alice Hoffm - By Alice Hoffman - Published 2005 (US)Published 2006 (UK)


Children/Young Adult

The well-known novelist sets her story for young adults in an undefined ancient time, when the Amazon warriors are rulers of their part ...Read Review